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

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed at the Perot Museum
Tue - Aug 22

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed at the Perot Museum

Elaborate royal tombs, ancient languages, human sacrifice, sports and extraordinary architecture. All define the fascinating Maya civilization that is the bedrock of the Perot Museum of Nature and...

Daily through Sep 4

Perot Museum

Moving Cities: Dallas
Tue - Aug 22

Moving Cities: Dallas

June 07 - September 05 Level One between Burberry and Louis Vuitton VisitDallas presents a stunning showcase of still images from the Moving Dallas short film that debuted last year. The...

Daily through Sep 5

NorthPark Center

DMA presents the Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery
Tue - Aug 22

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

Solo exhibition of the work of Sopheap Pich
Tue - Aug 22

Solo exhibition of the work of Sopheap Pich

The Crow Collection of Asian Art will present a solo exhibition of the work of Sopheap Pich, recognized today as Cambodia's most internationally prominent contemporary artist, from Saturday, June...

Every Fri, Sat through Jan 6
Every Sun through Jan 7
Every Tue, Wed, Thu through Jan 4

Crow Collection of Asian Art

Sculpting Nature: Jade from the Collection
Tue - Aug 22

Sculpting Nature: Jade from the Collection

The permanent collection of the Crow Collection of Asian Art is comprised of a large number of various types of jade objects from the Qing dynasty (1644-1911). This outstanding collection of...

Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun through Mar 10

Crow Collection of Asian Art

Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints from the National Gallery of Art
Tue - Aug 22

Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints from the National Gallery of Art

The exhibition surveys how America and its people have been represented in prints made by American and non-American artists between 1710 and 2010. As the final venue on a four-city international...

Every Day through Sep 4

Dallas Museum of Art

Visualizing Afterlife, Paradise and Earthly Spheres in Chinese Art
Wed - Aug 23

Visualizing Afterlife, Paradise and Earthly Spheres in Chinese Art

This exhibition showcases three themes found among works of art in the museum's permanent collection: archaeological finds mainly from ancient tombs, Buddhist sculptures from temples, and works of...

Daily through Sep 1

Crow Collection of Asian Art

“Expressions of the Spirit” by Betty Grummer
Thu - Aug 24

“Expressions of the Spirit” by Betty Grummer

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine invites you to experience "Expressions of the spirit" by Betty Grummer. "The artistic process for me is more than employing various techniques. It is an...

Every 11Days ongoing

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine

Dallas VideoFest CatFest
Thu - Aug 24

Dallas VideoFest CatFest

Cat Videos from around the world- curated by Dallas VideoFest.   Proceeds go toward helping a local shelter The new reel will feature 80 mins of cat videos culled from nominations...

Texas Theatre

Art House Origin
Fri - Aug 25

Art House Origin

There are few things more sacred in life than points of origin. The point from where thoughts, ideas, and perspectives begin holds potent ability to echo and endure through generations and to...

Museum of Biblical Art

Drawing from the Masters - Artist Ian O'Brien
Sun - Aug 27

Drawing from the Masters - Artist Ian O'Brien

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction as artist Ian O'Brien leads you through the Meadows Museum's galleries. Each session will provide an opportunity to explore a variety of techniques...

Meadows Museum

Tall Tales Story Time
Thu - Aug 31

Tall Tales Story Time

Join the Tall Tales story time on the GeO-Deck every month. Children's librarians from the Dallas Public Library will present fun for ages 2-5 who love to jump around, hear a story and sing a...

Reunion Tower GeO-Deck

Art House Exchange
Thu - Aug 31

Art House Exchange

Connecting you to others for encouragement and inspiration is fundamental to every Art House event. The Exchange is Art House Dallas' semi-monthly pub gathering, providing active creators an...

British Beverage Co

Artisan Fair Market
Sat - Sep 02

Artisan Fair Market

Come and shop local artisans and crafters from across the world! IN-N-OUT Burgers cookout trailer will be serving FREE meals to the first 500 attendees between 1:00pm-3:00pm. Vendors: Vendors...

Ronald Kirk Bridge and Felix H. Lozada Sr., Gateway

Studio Ghibli Fest
Sun - Sep 03

Studio Ghibli Fest

Following the success of the Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke cinema events, GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of multiple Academy Award®-nominated animated features, and Fathom Events, are...

The Fourth Sun of every Month through Nov 26
The Fourth Mon of every Month through Nov 27

Cinemark 17 with IMAX

Off the Wall
Thu - Sep 07

Off the Wall

This fall, the DMA will launch a new program on the second Thursday of each month. Off the Wall takes an unexpected look at the Museum's collections with a pop culture twist!

The Second Thu of every Month ongoing

Dallas Museum of Art

Generations
Fri - Sep 08

Generations

The Janette Kennedy Gallery features a photography exhibit, "Generations", which will showcase two generations of photographers. Kent Barker, a national level photographer whose previous work has...

The Janette Kennedy Gallery

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