Arts & Culture

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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! 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. 

Bat Out of Hell
Thu - Jun 27

Bat Out of Hell

The streets are heating up as young, rebellious leader Strat falls in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the most powerful man in post-apocalyptic Obsidian. Winner of Best Musical at the...

AT&T Performing Arts Center Winspear Opera House

World of Art
Sat - Jun 29

World of Art

Guests will be given a passport to travel the world through visiting a curated world arts experience made up of art, performances, and presentations all from local artists. This is a new...

Arlington Backyard at Texas Live!

Free First Saturday
Sat - Jul 06

Free First Saturday

Look, learn, and love your time at the Nasher every first Saturday of the month for free with fun activities. Bring the whole crew to create, discover and make new memories together. Each month...

Nasher Sculpture Center

Diary of a Worm, a Spider & a Fly
Sat - Jul 13

Diary of a Worm, a Spider & a Fly

DCT's NATIONAL TOURING PRODUCTION DIARY OF A WORM, A SPIDER & A FLY Book, Music & Lyrics by Joan Cushing Based on the three books by Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Harry Bliss...

Every 4 Weeks on Weekend Day ongoing
Every 4 Weeks on Weekend Day ongoing

Dallas Children's Theater

'til Midnight at the Nasher
Fri - Jul 19

'til Midnight at the Nasher

Enjoy a FREE concert and film at the Nasher Sculpture Center. FREE Admission from 6 p.m. 'til Midnight at the Nasher presents live outdoor concerts in the Nasher Sculpture Center Garden. At each...

Nasher Sculpture Center

Late Night Film: Dior and I
Fri - Jul 19

Late Night Film: Dior and I

Friday, July 19, 9:00 p.m. From concept to runway, Dior and I is a glimpse inside the intense, collaborative, and passionate environment of an atelier creating a new...

Dallas Museum of Art

29Rooms
Fri - Aug 09

29Rooms

Refinery29 will present its annual immersive festival of style, culture and creativity, 29Rooms: Expand Your Reality. The Expand Your Reality experience will create new, bold, and...

Daily between Aug 9 and Aug 18

Gilley's Dallas

'til Midnight at the Nasher
Fri - Aug 16

'til Midnight at the Nasher

Enjoy a FREE concert and film at the Nasher Sculpture Center. FREE Admission from 6 p.m. 'til Midnight at the Nasher presents live outdoor concerts in the Nasher Sculpture Center Garden. At each...

Nasher Sculpture Center

Judy Chamberlain Jazz at Sahara
Sat - Aug 24

Judy Chamberlain Jazz at Sahara

"The Art of the Duo, an Adventure in Jazz" "Judy Chamberlain is a singer who's always a pleasure to hear. In part, because her astonishing repertoire makes every performance a fascinating journey...

Every 17 Weeks on Sat ongoing

Sahara Restaurant

Sleeping Beauty - Presented by Texas Ballet Theater
Fri - Sep 06

Sleeping Beauty - Presented by Texas Ballet Theater

Doomed by fate and awakened by love, beautiful Princess Aurora dances her way through curses and dreams to find her Prince Charming. Filled with gorgeous costumes, lavish decor, and enchanting...

Winspear Opera House - AT&T Performing Arts Center

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

Steve Cole & Jeff Kashiwa in Concert
Sat - Oct 05

Steve Cole & Jeff Kashiwa in Concert

Bishop Arts Theatre Center presents an intimate evening of jazz at our beautiful home. Enjoy complimentary cocktails with the artists and world class entertainment. There are 2 shows - 7:00 PM and...

Bishop Arts Theatre Center

Water Lantern Festival Dallas
Sat - Oct 19

Water Lantern Festival Dallas

Water Lantern Festival was Voted #1 Best Cultural Festival by USA TODAY. Water Lantern Festival is a floating lantern event that is all about connections. Magical nights in cities across the U.S....

Globe Life Park in Arlington

New Texas Symphony Orchestra - Symphonie Fantastique!
Thu - Oct 24

New Texas Symphony Orchestra - Symphonie Fantastique!

The New Texas Symphony Orchestra is beginning its 15th year of presenting a season of entertaining concerts for music lovers. Our 2018-2019 season, SNAPSHOTS is no exception. Join us...

Moody Performance Hall

Nick Colionne & Paul Taylor IN Concert
Sat - Nov 16

Nick Colionne & Paul Taylor IN Concert

Bishop Arts Theatre Center presents an intimate evening of jazz at our beautiful home. Enjoy complimentary cocktails with the artists and world class entertainment. There are 2 shows - 7:00 PM and...

Bishop Arts Theatre Center

The Nutcracker - Presented by Texas Ballet Theater
Fri - Nov 29

The Nutcracker - Presented by Texas Ballet Theater

Experience the most magical christmas tradition of the season as Clara and her Nutcracker Prince battle an army of mice and travel through a winter wonderland to meet the Sugar Plum Fairy in the...

Winspear Opera House - AT&T Performaing Arts Center

Art is Performance
Sun - Mar 01

Art is Performance

An annual event presented by The No Limits Arts Theatre (NLAT), a nonprit organizations committed to providing a venue for young artist to showcase their talent. There will live performances of...

The Fourth Weekend Day in Mar ongoing

Full City Rooster Coffee Roasting Studio

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