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

Dali: Poetics of the Small, 1929–1936
Thu - Sep 20

Dali: Poetics of the Small, 1929–1936

Comprised of nearly two dozen paintings drawn from national and international, public and private collections, this exhibition examines Dalí's predilection for the small and his possible...

Every Sun through Dec 9
Every Tue through Dec 4
Every Wed through Dec 5
Every Thu through Dec 6
Every Fri through Dec 7
Every Sat through Dec 8

Meadows Museum

Final Days! The Art of Mark Mullino at Two Corks and a Bottle!
Thu - Sep 20

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

Guerrilla Girls: Battle Cry
Thu - Sep 20

Guerrilla Girls: Battle Cry

DALLAS - CYDONIA is pleased to announce Battle Cry, a solo exhibition featuring the Guerrilla Girls. This non-commercial exhibition will open on September 7, 2018 and run until October 28, 2018. A...

Every Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun through Oct 29

CYDONIA at the Texas Theatre

Jazz Jam Session
Thu - Sep 20

Jazz Jam Session

Join us every Thursday for our weekly Jazz Jam Session hosted by the NM Jazztet! Free aperitivo from 5-7 and the music will run from 7-10pm! Bring your instrument and sit in with the band or sit...

Every Thu ongoing

Quill

First Ladies: Style of Influence
Fri - Sep 21

First Ladies: Style of Influence

First Ladies: Style of Influence examines how the role of the first lady has evolved over time, and how first ladies have used their position to advance diplomacy and other social, cultural, and...

Daily through Oct 1

George W. Bush Library and Museum

DMA presents the Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery
Fri - Sep 21

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

Murillo at the Meadows: A 400th Anniversary Celebration
Fri - Sep 21

Murillo at the Meadows: A 400th Anniversary Celebration

December of 2017 will witness the 400th birthday of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617–1682), luminary of Golden Age Seville. The Meadows Museum is in possession of five of this star...

Every Wed through Nov 28
Every Thu through Nov 15
Every Fri through Nov 30
Every Sat through Dec 1
Every Sun through Dec 2
Every Tue through Nov 27

Meadows Museum

Hopi Visions: Journey of the Human Spirit
Fri - Sep 21

Hopi Visions: Journey of the Human Spirit

The exhibition features a mural painting by Hopi artists Michael Kabotie and Delbridge Honanie displayed for the first time outside of Arizona and the Museum of Northern Arizona. The impressive...

Daily through Dec 2

Dallas Museum of Art

Asian Textiles: Art and Trade Along the Silk Road
Fri - Sep 21

Asian Textiles: Art and Trade Along the Silk Road

Drawn from the DMA's collection, this exhibition showcases fine examples of garments and ornamental hangings. The works on view come from India, Central Asia, China, and Japan, with some objects...

Daily through Dec 9

Dallas Museum of Art

Nancy Conant's Art Show and Reception - “All Things Great and Small”
Fri - Sep 21

Nancy Conant's Art Show and Reception - “All Things Great and Small”

You are invited FEATURED ARTIST'S SHOW and RECEPTION Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine FEATURED ARTIST Nancy Conant - "All Things Great and Small" Nancy's work - https://goo.gl/zAZ9Xu SHOW...

Daily ongoing

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine

Avanti Art Al Fresco Series
Fri - Sep 21

Avanti Art Al Fresco Series

Avanti Restaurant is thrilled to announce the launch of its "Art Al Fresco" year-round series to premiere on Monday, April 2, 2018. The Avanti "Art Al Fresco" series is about providing a...

Daily through Dec 31

Avanti Ristorante

Friends & Neighbors - Texas Community Mural Project
Sat - Sep 22

Friends & Neighbors - Texas Community Mural Project

Your Creativity is Wanted! You are invited to join your neighbors, friends and AARP community to participate in a paint-by-number mural in the heart of Dallas. Put your skills on display and join...

Sandwich Hag

Bishop Arts Food and Historical Tour
Sun - Sep 23

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

WOMEN'S RIGHTS: FROM THE EARLY STIRRINGS TO THIRD WAVE FEMINISM
Mon - Sep 24

WOMEN'S RIGHTS: FROM THE EARLY STIRRINGS TO THIRD WAVE FEMINISM

It's an auspicious moment when this centuries-long struggle has achieved enormous progress. Featured speaker Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D., will bring to light some lost feminist history that is...

Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture

CENSORSHIP
Wed - Sep 26

CENSORSHIP

Presented by Deep Vellum Publishing, the Dallas Public Library, The Dallas Morning News, and the Dallas Institute. SESSION 1: On the History of Censorship, Its Development in the West,...

Immortal Landscapes: Jade from the Collection
Fri - Sep 28

Immortal Landscapes: Jade from the Collection

Drawn from the museum's outstanding collection of later-period Chinese jade objects, this exhibition highlights carved jade representations of mountain landscapes and forms from nature.

Crow Collection of Asian Art

Martin Lawrence Galleries Announces a Fall Auction Season Like No Other
Fri - Sep 28

Martin Lawrence Galleries Announces a Fall Auction Season Like No Other

Martin Lawrence Galleries (MLG), the nation's preeminent network of fine art galleries specializing in unique paintings, drawings, sculpture and limited-edition graphics, once again celebrates...

The Westin Dallas Galleria

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