Dallas Arts Month

April is Arts Month in Dallas! Makes plans for a weekend getaway to enjoy the arts scene.

Events in Dallas Arts Month

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! And if you're looking for show tickets - you're in luck: our partnership with TodayTix gets you last-minute tickets at the best prices. 

Dior: From Paris to the World
Wed - May 01

Dior: From Paris to the World

Dior: From Paris to the World surveys more than 70 years of the House of Dior's legacy and global influence. On view in Dallas May 19 through September 1, 2019, the DMA is the only other US...

Daily between May 1 and Sep 1

Dallas Museum of Art

Artscape at the Dallas Arboretum
Sat - Apr 27

Artscape at the Dallas Arboretum

From April 27 to 28, the Dallas Arboretum presents Artscape, a juried fine art and fine craft show and sale, that where close to 100 outstanding artists from around the country showcase their art....

Daily between Apr 27 and Apr 28

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Candytopia
Fri - Apr 19

Candytopia

What if an eccentric chocolatier and a daredevil pop star had a whirlwind romance, got married while skydiving, and had a glamorous, glittering love child who grew up to rule a small nation? ...

Daily through Jul 31

Candytopia Dallas

Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank
Fri - Apr 19

Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank

Let Me Be Myself tells the story of Anne Frank in a modern way, addressing current day issues of identity, exclusion, and discrimination. Anne's experiences connect deeply with today's youth as...

Daily through Aug 1

Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance

The Art of the Brick
Fri - Apr 19

The Art of the Brick

Featuring intriguing works of art made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world, The Art of the Brick is a critically acclaimed traveling exhibition boasting the...

Daily through Aug 18

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

55 Years at The Sixth Floor Museum
Fri - Apr 19

55 Years at The Sixth Floor Museum

In remembrance of the 55th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is presenting a new temporary exhibit, 55 Years. Featuring a broad...

Daily through Aug 4

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Snap151
Fri - Apr 19

Snap151

Dallas' first photo studio pop up, Snap151, is a limited engagement born out of the desire to create a space with whimsy and fun. The space is powered by a photogenic color palette that is equally...

Snap151

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

Don't Mess with Texas K-12 Art Contest
Fri - Apr 19

Don't Mess with Texas K-12 Art Contest

The 2019 Don't mess with Texas® K-12 Art Contest is open and will close on April 22, 2019. Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation invite Texas students in kindergarten...

Daily through Apr 22

Keep Texas Beautiful

The Tempest
Fri - Apr 19

The Tempest

A royal ship crashes onto a desert island during a horrific storm. The islanders and the passengers all seem innocent enough at first, but everyone has a hidden agenda. As secrets come to light,...

Every Thu, Fri, Sat through Apr 20

Rover Dramawerks

SOLUNA 2019: AMERICAN LANDSCAPES WITH LONNIE HOLLEY
Fri - Apr 19

SOLUNA 2019: AMERICAN LANDSCAPES WITH LONNIE HOLLEY

A special appearance by renowned artist and performer Lonnie Holley. Together with cellist Dave Eggar and performers from the SMU Meadows POINT ensemble, Holley's improvisational performance...

Dallas Museum of Art

Presidential Retreats: Away from the White House
Sat - Apr 20

Presidential Retreats: Away from the White House

From March 6 to October 6, 2019, the George W. Bush Presidential Center will present a special exhibit exploring presidential retreats. Four featured retreats – Camp David in Frederick...

Daily through Oct 6

George W. Bush Presidential Center

Hamilton: An American Musical
Sat - Apr 20

Hamilton: An American Musical

"Hamilton: An American Musical" makes its Texas premiere when it comes to Dallas Summer Musicals, April 2 – May 5, 2019 at the Music Hall at Fair Park. Hamilton: An American Musical is a...

Daily through May 5

Music Hall at Fair Park

DC College Night 2019
Sat - Apr 20

DC College Night 2019

dallas contemporary is hosting its annual free, after-hours evening exclusively for North Texas college students! - music by 1-800-CULTURE - printmaking with local artist Analise Minjarez -...

Dallas Contemporary

Four Day Weekend- Dallas
Sat - Apr 20

Four Day Weekend- Dallas

The critically-acclaimed comedy troupe, Four Day Weekend, with the longest-running show in the Southwest has officially arrived in Dallas! Every Saturday, Four Day Weekend performs an...

Four Day Weekend

Bishop Arts Food and Historical Tour
Sun - Apr 21

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

North Texas Performing Arts-Frisco Presents The Adventure of BetaKid( An Original Musical)
Sun - Apr 21

North Texas Performing Arts-Frisco Presents The Adventure of BetaKid( An Original Musical)

After winning an arcade championship, Peter Davis and his little brother Sam take home the grand prize; a rare copy of 'The Star Chasers' for their home entertainment system. When they power on...

Every 4Days ongoing

The Frisco Discovery Center

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