Arts & Culture

Makes plans for a weekend getaway to Dallas to enjoy the arts scene.

Events in Arts & Culture

From spectacular shows from all the major performances companies that call Dallas home, to an impressive line up of events throughout the month and breathtaking only-in-Dallas exhibits, there's something for everyone. Start with a walk through the Dallas Arts District to get the lay of the land before diving into each of the events featured this month. Need some ideas? Check out our Arts Itinerary or our Arts Guide

First Ladies: Style of Influence
Sun - Aug 19

First Ladies: Style of Influence

First Ladies: Style of Influence examines how the role of the first lady has evolved over time, and how first ladies have used their position to advance diplomacy and other social, cultural, and...

Daily through Oct 1

George W. Bush Library and Museum

DMA presents the Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery
Sun - Aug 19

DMA presents the Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery

The Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery is the largest public presentation in the history of one of the world's most important private collections of Islamic Art. The gallery will highlight...

Daily through Apr 16

Dallas Museum of Art

Rebel Spirits: Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr.
Sun - Aug 19

Rebel Spirits: Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr.

Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. were born worlds apart, but by the time they were killed within months of each other in 1968, they had come together through shared interests in civil...

Daily through Sep 3

Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Hopi Visions: Journey of the Human Spirit
Sun - Aug 19

Hopi Visions: Journey of the Human Spirit

The exhibition features a mural painting by Hopi artists Michael Kabotie and Delbridge Honanie displayed for the first time outside of Arizona and the Museum of Northern Arizona. The impressive...

Daily through Dec 2

Dallas Museum of Art

Sterling Ruby: Sculpture
Sun - Aug 19

Sterling Ruby: Sculpture

Sterling Ruby's multifaceted practice encompasses painting, collage, photography and video, textiles, clothing, ceramics, sculpture, and installations. Featuring 20–30 large- and...

Nasher Sculpture Center

Asian Textiles: Art and Trade Along the Silk Road
Sun - Aug 19

Asian Textiles: Art and Trade Along the Silk Road

Drawn from the DMA's collection, this exhibition showcases fine examples of garments and ornamental hangings. The works on view come from India, Central Asia, China, and Japan, with some objects...

Daily through Dec 9

Dallas Museum of Art

Awareness, then Recognition: Sixty-five years of Visionary Photography by Leonard Volk
Sun - Aug 19

Awareness, then Recognition: Sixty-five years of Visionary Photography by Leonard Volk

Exhibit runs through September 2, 2018 Tuesday-Friday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Objects & Images, LLC (Located in Lucas Street Antiques and Art) 2023 Lucas Drive...

Daily through Sep 2

Objects & Images, LLC

Nancy Conant's Art Show and Reception - “All Things Great and Small”
Sun - Aug 19

Nancy Conant's Art Show and Reception - “All Things Great and Small”

You are invited FEATURED ARTIST'S SHOW and RECEPTION Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine FEATURED ARTIST Nancy Conant - "All Things Great and Small" Nancy's work - https://goo.gl/zAZ9Xu SHOW...

Daily ongoing

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine

Murillo at the Meadows: A 400th Anniversary Celebration
Sun - Aug 19

Murillo at the Meadows: A 400th Anniversary Celebration

December of 2017 will witness the 400th birthday of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617–1682), luminary of Golden Age Seville. The Meadows Museum is in possession of five of this star...

Every Wed through Nov 28
Every Thu through Nov 15
Every Fri through Nov 30
Every Sat through Dec 1
Every Sun through Dec 2
Every Tue through Nov 27

Meadows Museum

Bishop Arts Food and Historical Tour
Sun - Aug 19

Bishop Arts Food and Historical Tour

Sample the fun and fare of this unique neighborhood when we tour the eclectic and amazing Bishop Arts District on foot. We will slip into colorful galleries and shops, and stop at great eateries...

Every Sun ongoing

Lockhart Smokehouse

Annual Summer Art Festival
Sun - Aug 19

Annual Summer Art Festival

Annual Summer Art Festival Saturday, August 18th from 1-5 pm and Sunday, August 19th from 1-5 pm Experience 15+ artists making art while enjoying jewelry trunk shows, live music, food and fun!...

Southwest Gallery

Final Days! The Art of Mark Mullino at Two Corks and a Bottle!
Sun - Aug 19

Final Days! The Art of Mark Mullino at Two Corks and a Bottle!

Join us at Two Corks and a Bottle throughout the month of September as we showcase the art of Mark Mullino! Enjoy our custom wines and browse the selection of gorgeous and unique pieces throughout...

Daily ongoing

Two Corks and a Bottle

Avanti Art Al Fresco Series
Sun - Aug 19

Avanti Art Al Fresco Series

Avanti Restaurant is thrilled to announce the launch of its "Art Al Fresco" year-round series to premiere on Monday, April 2, 2018. The Avanti "Art Al Fresco" series is about providing a...

Daily through Dec 31

Avanti Ristorante

Zurbaran: Jacob and His Twelve Sons, Paintings from Auckland Castle
Tue - Aug 21

Zurbaran: Jacob and His Twelve Sons, Paintings from Auckland Castle

In creating one of his most monumental series, Spanish Golden Age master Francisco de Zurbarán (1598-1664) was inspired by the biblical text Genesis 49, in which Jacob, Patriarch of the...

Every 11 Weeks on Tue ongoing
Every 11 Weeks on Wed ongoing
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Meadows Museum

Jazz Jam Session
Thu - Aug 23

Jazz Jam Session

Join us every Thursday for our weekly Jazz Jam Session hosted by the NM Jazztet! Free aperitivo from 5-7 and the music will run from 7-10pm! Bring your instrument and sit in with the band or sit...

Every Thu ongoing

Quill

Camille A. Brown & Dancers
Fri - Aug 24

Camille A. Brown & Dancers

The choreographer of Broadway's Once on This Island and NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar, Camille A. Brown's choreography is rich, textured and soulful. It is unabashed truth, honest and personal. In...

Moody Performance Hall

Summer Art Festival
Sat - Aug 25

Summer Art Festival

Come cool off at The Artists Showplace Gallery's second annual indoor Summer Art Festival on Saturday, August 25, from noon to 5:00 p.m. This fun-filled day for the whole family will feature light...

The Artists Showplace Gallery

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