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. 

24th Annual Deep Ellum Arts Festival
Fri - Apr 03

24th Annual Deep Ellum Arts Festival

Six blocks of Main Street in the Deep Ellum entertainment district, 2900-3400 Main Street, Dallas TX 75226, will be transformed into one enormous street festival. Featuring 200 top-notch...

The First Fri in Apr ongoing

Deep Ellum, Texas

Rising Excellence
Fri - Apr 03

Rising Excellence

The dance/choreographic duo, Madison Olandt and Derion Loman, create a new work where DBDT: Encore! dives into an innovative style of movement, embodied by an abstract narrative, percussive and...

Moody Performance Hall

Nasher Prize Award Gala
Sat - Apr 04

Nasher Prize Award Gala

The Nasher Prize Award Gala is a celebration honoring the organization's annual Nasher Prize Laureate.

Nasher Sculpture Center

The Great Create
Sun - Apr 26

The Great Create

Each spring, The Great Create transforms the Nasher Garden into an interactive space for kids and families, featuring hands-on art activities led by special guest artists, live entertainment, and...

Nasher Sculpture Center

5X5 Art Show
Tue - May 05

5X5 Art Show

The 5X5 Art Show helps raise funds for the North Texas Office of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. We will feature a variety of 5-inch-square art from institutes and...

Every May 5 ongoing

McKinney & Olive

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Presented by Texas Ballet Theater
Fri - May 08

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Presented by Texas Ballet Theater

Somewhere among the magic, mischief, and mix-ups is Shakespeare's romantic comedy. Filled with dazzling costumes, shimmering sets, and a forest full of fairies, this enchanting work will mesmerize.

Winspear Opera House - AT&T Performing Arts Center

Spring Celebration
Fri - May 15

Spring Celebration

The bold and fearless members of DBDT display tremendous energy, ingenious creativity, and powerful artistry in this season finale! Choreographer Joshua L. Peugh, Dark Circles Contemporary Dance...

Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre

7th Annual Natural Hair Parade & Festival
Sat - Sep 05

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

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