Dallas Art Tours & Attractions

Maybe you fumbled your way through Painting 101 back in high school. Or maybe the arts are your biggest life passion. Either way, there’s something for you in Dallas/Fort Worth & Beyond. Visitors from all around the world come to the area each year to take in its many world-class treasures. From the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth to the variety of museums housed within Dallas’ historic Fair Park, you’re sure to find something memorable awaiting at every turn. Are you ready to be inspired?

Dallas Arts District

The Dallas Arts District, the largest in the US, featuring Pritzker Prize-winning architecture. Sites include the Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Dallas Museum of Art, Meyerson Symphony Center, Nasher Sculpture Center, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, the Belo Mansion and the site of the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts

2100 Ross Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 571-1000

Fair Park Dallas

Fair Park was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1986 because of its exceptional significance in American history. It is home to an extraordinary collection of 1930s Art Deco art and architecture. From the mysterious Woofus statue to the beautifully restored murals and gold-leafed eagle atop the Tower Building, the treasures of the past are an awe-inspiring treat for visitors of today

Fair Park is also home to the State Fair of Texas as well as home to 8 museums – African American Museum, Dallas Aquarium, Museum of the American Railroad, Museum of Nature & Science, Hall of State, Texas Discovery Gardens, Texas Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial, and The Women’s Museum.

1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd. at Grand
Dallas, Texas 75210
(214) 670-8400
(214) 670-0265

Texas Sculpture Garden & International Art at Hall Office Park

Largest private collection of outdoor sculpture on public display.

Gaylord Parkway @ Dallas North Tollway
Frisco, Texas
(972) 377-1100

Cultural District of Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Cultural District, home to five wonderful museums in a relaxing, park-like setting is a great place to start your tour. Throughout the city, you’ll also find museums devoted to Western heritage and Fort Worth’s colorful past. It’s no wonder Fort Worth is considered “the museum capital of the Southwest.”

Enjoy the National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, the Amon Carter Museum, the Kimbell Art Museum, and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

333 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, Texas
(817) 336-8791

Sid Richardson Museum

Permanent exhibit of paintings by premier Western artists, Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell.

309 Main St.
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
(817) 332-6554
(817) 332-8671

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

The Modern focuses on post World War II international modern and contemporary art, including paintings, sculpture, works on paper and international contemporary photography. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s building was designed by the award-winning Japanese architect Tadao Ando.

3200 Darnell St. at University Dr.
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
(817) 738-9215
(866) 824-5566

Kimbell Art Museum

A world-renowned collection of art from antiquity to the 20th century, including European masterpieces, Greek and Roman antiquities, and Egyptian, Near Eastern, Asian, Mesoamerican and African art.

3333 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
(817) 332-8451

Nasher Sculpture Center

Open since October 2003, the Nasher Sculpture Center is home to one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculpture in the world. The Center is located on a 2.4 acre site adjacent to the Dallas Museum of Art in the heart of the Dallas Arts District. The museum was a longtime dream of the late Raymond and Patsy Nasher, who together formed a comprehensive collection of masterpieces by Calder, de Kooning, di Suvero, Giacometti, Hepworth, Kelly, Matisse, Miró, Moore, Picasso, Rodin, and Serra, among others.

Renzo Piano, a world-renowned architect and winner of the prestigious Pritzker Prize in 1998, is the architect of the Center’s 55,000 square foot building. Piano worked in collaboration with landscape architect Peter Walker on the design of the 1.4acre Garden. On display in the Galleries and Garden are rotating exhibitions of works from the Nasher Collection as well as special exhibitions drawn from other museums and private collections. In addition to indoor and outdoor gallery spaces, the Center contains an auditorium, education and research facilities, a cafe, and a store.

Popular monthly events include Target First Saturdays for children and families, Saturday Night in the City featuring al fresco dining and twilight strolls, and the NasherSalon series which welcomes distinguished speakers for an evening of discourse on art, architecture, and other cultural topics of interest.

2001 Flora St.
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 242-5100
(214) 242-5160

Irving Arts Center

The Center’s Sculpture Garden, grounds and dancing fountains complement four professionally curated galleries that host 20 exhibits a year, featuring a broad range of media.

3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, Texas 75062
(972) 252-7558
(972) 570-4962

Dallas Museum of Art

An encyclopedic collection of more than 23,000 objects, spanning 5,000 years of history and representing all cultures.

1717 N. Harwood
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 922-1200
(214) 922-1350

Amon Carter Museum

The Amon Carter Museum was established through the generosity of Amon G. Carter Sr. (1879 – 1955), to house his collection of paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell; to collect, preserve, and exhibit the finest examples of American art; and to serve an educational role through exhibitions, publications, and programs devoted to the study of American art.

Designed by renowned and award-winning architect, Philip Johnson, the museum’s original architect, he also designed and completed the building’s most recent expansion in 2001.

3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
(817) 738-1933

Crow Collection of Asian Art

Located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, The Crow Collection is a permanent set of galleries dedicated to the arts and cultures of China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia. The museum offers a serene setting for quiet reflection and learning. Museum admission is free.

2010 Flora Street
Dallas, Texas
(214) 979-6430

Mesquite Arts Center

Music and community theater, fine art exhibits.

1527 N. Galloway
Mesquite, Texas
(972) 216-8122

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