AT&T Performing Arts Center

The Grand Opening of the AT&T Performing Arts Center in October 2009 marked the long-anticipated completion of the Dallas Arts District, an idea first conceived more than 25 years ago. In the late 1970s, visionary Dallas leaders foresaw the growing need for new cultural facilities in Dallas. They identified the clear advantage of clustering these […]

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Belo Mansion

The current home of the Dallas Bar Association, the Belo Mansion was built c. 1890 by Colonel A. H. Belo, founder of the Dallas Morning News. The builder was David Morgan, who completed the new Dallas County Courthouse in 1893. In the late 1800s, Ross Avenue was one of Dallas’ most prestigious addresses, where the […]

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Booker T Washington High School for the Visual and Performing Arts

Booker T. Washington High School originally opened in 1922 as the first African-American high school in Dallas. In 1976, the high school re-opened as a magnet school to educate gifted artists with both the potential and aspiration for careers in the arts. In 2008, a brand new $60 million state-of-the-art facility designed by Brad Cleopfil […]

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Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe

The city’s oldest Catholic parish, this High Victorian Gothic cathedral was built in 1902 by Galveston’s great nineteenth-century architect, Nicholas Clayton. The Cathedral is the second busiest Catholic cathedral in the nation. Over 13,000 people file through the church during the weekend. Services alternate between Spanish and English. For more information, please visit or […]

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Crow Collection of Asian Art and Trammell Crow Center

The renowned architectural firm, Skidmore Owings & Merrill, LLP with its partner, Richard Keating, designed the Trammell Crow Center (TCC) in 1984. Corporate offices are located on the upper levels of the building with retail on the ground floor. At its base, the TCC is surrounded by the Crow Collection of Asian Art Sculpture Garden, […]

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Dallas Black Dance Theatre

Dallas Black Dance Theatre is the city’s oldest continuously operating dance company. Founded in 1976 by Ms. Ann Williams, she remains the only artistic director the company has ever had. The contemporary modern dance company is comprised of 12 professional dancers who perform a mixed repertory of modern, jazz, ethnic and spiritual works by nationally […]

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Dallas City Performance Hall

The City Performance Hall is a multi-disciplinary center that  brings a broad range of events and events by emerging and mid-sized cultural organizations to the Dallas Arts District. Performances represent all artistic disciplines and reflect the cultural diversity of organizations within the City of Dallas. Dallas City Performance Hall is located at the intersection of […]

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Dallas Museum of Art

Located in the vibrant Arts District of downtown Dallas, Texas, the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA), founded in 1903, ranks among the leading art institutions in the country and is distinguished by its innovative exhibitions, groundbreaking educational programs, and global collection. In 1984 the DMA moved to its current location, the 370,000-square-foot Edward Larrabee Barnes–designed […]

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Elaine D. and Charles A. Sammons Park

Elaine D. and Charles A. Sammons Park embraces and unifies all venues of the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Weaving together the Winspear Opera House, Wyly Theatre, Strauss Square and City Performance Hall, the ten-acre park stretches from Woodall Rodgers Freeway to Ross Avenue, and is the first public park in the Dallas Arts District. To […]

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Klyde Warren Park

Klyde Warren Park serves as a central gathering space for Dallas and its visitors. The 5.2-acre deck park, designed by The Office of James Burnett, is an urban green space built over the recessed Woodall Rodgers Freeway between Pearl and St. Paul streets in downtown Dallas. Klyde Warren Park is a highly active space, providing […]

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Montgomery Arts Theater

The 475-seat Montgomery Arts Theater is location on the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts campus, the Dallas ISD arts magnet consistently ranked as one of the top public schools in the nation. In addition to being the home of recitals performed by Booker T. students, the MAT also hosts […]

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Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

In September of 1989, a new era in the cultural life of Dallas began with the completion of the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. The Meyerson, as it is known, was created by internationally renowned design team, architect I.M. Pei and acoustician Russell Johnson. Since its grand opening celebration, the legendary rich sound of the […]

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Nasher Sculpture Center

The Nasher Sculpture Center opened in 2003 as the first institution in the world dedicated exclusively to the exhibition of modern and contemporary sculpture with a collection of global significance at its foundation. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano in collaboration with landscape architect Peter Walker, the 55,000-square-foot-building and 1.4-acre sculpture garden occupy a […]

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One Arts Plaza

One Arts Plaza is a multiuse structure comprised of residences, corporate offices and retail, the first of three buildings on over 10 acres at the eastern edge of the Dallas Arts District. One Arts Plaza is the corporate headquarters of the retailing giant 7-Eleven and home to the law offices of Thompson and Knight, LLP. […]

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St. Paul United Methodist Church

St. Paul United Methodist Church was founded in 1873 by freed slaves from Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. Construction of the Gothic-styled building with Victorian influences began in 1901 and was finally completed in 1925. The church has recently begun a renovation to upgrade, modernize and enlarge the landmark building. For more information, please visit […]

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The Perot Museum of Nature and Science

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science located in Victory Park, near Downtown Dallas is said to be a “world of wonder” by The Dallas Morning News. Passing the test of school children, inspiring curiosity in all ages and boasting as a living science lesson, this new Museum opened its doors to the public on […]

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Threesixty Theatre

The remarkable production of Peter Pan 360 takes place in the climate-controlled, 1400 seat Threesixty Theatre – a state of the art 100 foot high structure that is a luxurious world-class theatre-tent combining overhead surround CGI video screens, actors flying forty feet in the air & magical puppets that bring JM Barrie’s classic tale to […]

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Winspear Opera House

The Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, designed by the firm of Foster + Partners under Pritzker Prize-winning architect Norman Foster, seats 2,200 (with capacity up to 2,300) in its Margaret McDermott Performance Hall. The design of the performance hall is a 21st century interpretation of the classic horseshoe configuration, designed to provide excellent sight […]

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Wyly Theatre

Designed by Joshua Prince-Ramos of REX and Rem Koolhaas of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, on the south side of Sammons Park, seats up to 600 for performances of classical and experimental theatre, contemporary dance, musical performances, lectures and more. The world’s only vertical theatre, the innovative design […]

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