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The Dallas Region is home to two major art districts. The Dallas Arts District, anchored by the Dallas Museum of ArtMorton H. Meyerson Symphony CenterNasher Sculpture Center, and AT&T Performing Arts Center, is nearly 70 acres — the largest urban arts district in the country. Here, you can catch a performance of Texas Ballet Theater, a Broadway touring production, classical or local musicians, a night of live storytelling, TED talks, movies and music under the stars, festivals, exhibits, and so much more. We’d be willing to bet you could spend every weekend here and never run out of new things to do and discover. What’s more: The Fort Worth Cultural District claims five internationally recognized museums, including the Kimbell Art Museum, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, and The Modern.

Meadows Museum: 20 years at SMU

Meadows Museum marks its 20th year at Southern Methodist University with dual exhibitions showcasing its extensive collection of Spanish art, one of the largest outside of Spain: “Building on the Boulevard: Celebrating 20 Years of the Meadows’ New Home.”

A companion exhibit “Fossils to Film: The Best of SMU’s Collections” will feature artwork from nine campus collections, as well as the only surviving footage of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 speech in Dallas.

Both exhibits will run through June 20.

Cultural Hotspots

> Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth Cultural District

> AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas Arts District

> Crow Museum of Asian Art, Dallas Arts District

> Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Fort Worth Cultural District

> Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Arts District

> Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth Cultural District

> Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas Arts District

> Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth Cultural District

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas Arts District

> Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas Arts District

Get Connected

> ARTSonepass | Free smartphone app/website allows you to discover, share and enjoy art events around you.

> Office of Cultural Affairs, City of Dallas | The City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA), a division of the City Manager’s Office, fosters support, partnerships, and opportunities for Dallas citizens, visitors, artists, and arts and cultural organizations.