Events in Dallas

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Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed at the Perot Museum
Fri - Aug 18

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

Flamingo Fandango
Thu - Aug 17

Flamingo Fandango

Dallas Farmers Market is bidding farewell to summer in a big "pink" way. Be sure to stop by over Labor Day weekend to take in the sight of more than 100 pink plastic flamingos, all dressed to the...

Daily ongoing

Dallas Farmers Market

Red Carpet Movie Premiere
Thu - Aug 17

Red Carpet Movie Premiere "The Master's Plan: Counter-Oppressive Measures!"

GET READY FOR A FUN AND EYE-OPENING NIGHT ON SATURDAY JULY 8TH, 2017! MS. ARQUILA TODD WILL PREMIERE HER CONTROVERSIAL NEW GOSPEL FILM-SHORT, "THE MASTER'S PLAN: COUNTER-OPPRESSIVE MEASURES!"...

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African American Museum

Bivins Gallery Group Show: Summer 2017
Fri - Aug 18

Bivins Gallery Group Show: Summer 2017

Bivins Gallery is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition, Bivins Gallery Group Show: Summer 2017, on view from July 15th through September 9th.  Featuring works from a diverse...

Every Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat through Sep 9

Bivins Gallery

Dream Big 3D
Fri - Aug 18

Dream Big 3D

From the world's tallest building to underwater robots and a solar car race across Australia, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and reveals the...

Daily through Nov 22

Perot Museum of Nature and Science - Hoglund Foundation Theater

Picasso/Rivera: Still Life and The Precedence of Form
Fri - Aug 18

Picasso/Rivera: Still Life and The Precedence of Form

A focused exhibition, Picasso/Rivera: Still Life and precedence of Form explores the story of spirited rivalry between Picasso and Rivera through the lens of selected work, notably Picasso's Still...

Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun through Nov 5

Meadows Museum

Visualizing Afterlife, Paradise and Earthly Spheres in Chinese Art
Fri - Aug 18

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

VIP Tour - The Star in Frisco
Fri - Aug 18

VIP Tour - The Star in Frisco

The VIP Guided Tours will give Cowboys fans a chance to experience the place where the Dallas Cowboys train and work 355 days of the year. With small group sizes and additional tour stops, the VIP...

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The Star in Frisco

When The Earth Shakes
Fri - Aug 18

When The Earth Shakes

Hold on tight! Get ready for earthquakes and tsunamis! Jump on the Quake Karaoke platform and match an earthquake seismogram! Build your structure, set it on a "beach", and launch a wave in the...

Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat through Sep 2

American Airlines C. R. Smith Museum

Drawing Power: the Editorial Art of John Knott
Fri - Aug 18

Drawing Power: the Editorial Art of John Knott

John Knott worked for the Dallas Morning News from 1905 until his retirement in 1957. During this time his artwork amassed to over 15,000 pieces. The archives of the DHS holds more than one third...

Daily through Oct 22

Dallas Historical Society

August Dollar Days
Fri - Aug 18

August Dollar Days

August 1-31 9am-5pm Round up the whole family and come to the Arboretum for $1 main garden admission per person for the month of August.

Daily through Aug 31

Dallas Arboretum

Moving Cities: Dallas
Fri - Aug 18

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

National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibition
Fri - Aug 18

National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibition

Come face-to-face with the animals of the National Geographic Photo Ark at the Dallas Zoo, featuring large-format images taken by photographer Joel Sartore. The National Geographic Photo Ark is a...

Daily through Sep 4

Dallas Zoo

Ultimate Octonauts Experience Opens At SEA LIFE Grapevine
Fri - Aug 18

Ultimate Octonauts Experience Opens At SEA LIFE Grapevine

Explore the amazing world of the Octonauts, the team of undersea adventure heroes from the hit animated TV series, with the opening of The Ultimate Octonauts Experience. The all-new interactive...

Daily through Dec 22

SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium

DMA presents the Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery
Fri - Aug 18

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
Fri - Aug 18

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
Fri - Aug 18

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

Styled with Poise: Figures in Japanese Paintings and Prints
Fri - Aug 18

Styled with Poise: Figures in Japanese Paintings and Prints

Regal courtiers, lively townspeople, tragic heroines, and virtuous deities, are presented in exquisite form in this exhibition featuring figures in Japanese art. Styled with Poise: Figures in...

Daily through Jan 8

Crow Collection of Asian Art