Arts & Culture

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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
Sun - Aug 25

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 through Oct 27

Dallas Museum of Art

3rd Riverfront Jazz Festival
Fri - Aug 30

3rd Riverfront Jazz Festival

For three days, the 2019 festival attendees will browse and shop through vendor booths, experience diverse foods and enjoy music performances. Produce by TBAAL, the Riverfront Jazz Festival...

Dallas Convention Center

The Art of the Brick
Sun - Aug 25

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 Sep 2

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Candytopia Dallas
Sun - Aug 25

Candytopia Dallas

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 Sep 2

Candytopia Dallas

The Portal: Connecting Dallas to the World at NorthPark Center
Sun - Aug 25

The Portal: Connecting Dallas to the World at NorthPark Center

NorthPark Center, known for its renowned 20th and 21st century art collection, is adding a unique temporary installation to its art-filled corridors. NorthPark is the latest location to host a...

Daily through Sep 25

NorthPark Center

Sweet Tooth Hotel - Discotech
Sun - Aug 25

Sweet Tooth Hotel - Discotech

Ready for a sensory adventure? Discotech combines music and digital art to create interactive audio-visual installations. You're invited to check in...throw on a pair of silent disco headphones...

Daily through Aug 31

55 Years at The Sixth Floor Museum
Sun - Aug 25

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 Oct 13

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Rainbow Vomit
Sun - Aug 25

Rainbow Vomit

What: Rainbow Vomit, Dallas' unique immersive art exhibit, is taking the summer by storm with extended summer hours, upgraded interactions and visuals, and programming geared to appeal to all...

Daily through Sep 2

Rainbow Vomit

Bishop Arts Food and Historical Tour
Sun - Aug 25

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

Psychedelic Robot 2.0
Sun - Aug 25

Psychedelic Robot 2.0

Step inside Psychedelic Robot - Dallas' immersive, interactive art experience. Psychedelic Robot first debuted in 2018 as a 10-day pop-up experience but, due to popular demand, stayed open for...

Every Fri through Sep 29
Every Sat through Sep 29
Every Sun through Sep 29

Bivins Gallery

Presidential Retreats: Away from the White House
Mon - Aug 26

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

North Texas Performing Arts-Frisco Presents The Adventure of BetaKid( An Original Musical)
Tue - Aug 27

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

NorthPark Center Art Tours
Wed - Aug 28

NorthPark Center Art Tours

NorthPark Center is pleased to announce the 2019 spring + summer season of complimentary guided tours and discussions of the internationally celebrated art collection on site. Tours will be led by...

NorthPark Center

Southwestern Watercolor Society's 56th Member Exhibition Opens August 28 at Eisemann Center in Richardson
Wed - Aug 28

Southwestern Watercolor Society's 56th Member Exhibition Opens August 28 at Eisemann Center in Richardson

More than 80 watercolor and water media paintings will be on exhibit starting Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at the Eisemann Center in Richardson as part of the Southwestern Watercolor Society's 56th...

Every 20Days between Aug 28 and Sep 25

Charles W. Eisemann Center

Four Day Weekend- Dallas
Fri - Aug 30

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...

Every Fri, Sat ongoing

Four Day Weekend

7th Annual Natural Hair Parade & Festival
Sat - Sep 07

7th Annual Natural Hair Parade & Festival

On September 2nd, 2017, Isis Brantley will share with the community her 7th Annual Natural Hair Parade & Festival. Participants will gather for the Parade at RL's Blues Palace II, 3100 Grand...

The First Sat in Sep ongoing

R L's Blues Palace

Opening Reception & Artist Talk for Hunt Slonem's Dallas Exhibition, “Wonderland”
Sat - Sep 07

Opening Reception & Artist Talk for Hunt Slonem's Dallas Exhibition, “Wonderland”

Dallas Design District gallery, Laura Rathe Fine Art, announces a solo exhibition with world-renowned artist, Hunt Slonem. LRFA will be hosting the Dallas reception on Saturday, September 7th from...

Laura Rathe Fine Art

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