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Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX Photo: Tim Hursley

Nasher Sculpture Center

Located in downtown Dallas, the Nasher offers indoor and outdoor  exhibit spaces featuring modern and contemporary sculpture.

Target First Saturdays: Free admission every first Saturday of the month, 10 am – 5 pm

Families and children are invited to explore the current exhibition through an interactive and fun-filled day featuring tours, art activities, live demos and more. A special NasherKids passport is a great keepsake from the event, offering incentives for repeat visits and additional take-home art activities.
Monthly “Big Ideas” and Art Activities:
      Children’s Art Activity 10 am – 12 noon
      Artist Demonstrations 10 am – 12:30 pm
     Art Scavenger Hunt 10 am – 2 pm
     Family Tours, Hourly, 10:15 am – 12:15 pm
     Yoga in the Garden presented by Yogasport (weather permitting) 11:30 am
     Discovering Books with Every Child Ready to Read 12 noon
     Storytime with the Dallas Public Library 12:30 pm
     NasherKidsLive! 1pm
     NasherKids Meal available in Nasher Cafe 11 am – 2 pm

  The special exhibition "Cuddle on the Tightrope" is on through September 9th, 2012. 


The Crow Collection


Located in the Arts District, the Crow features galleries exhibiting the art of China, Japan, India, and SE Asia. Admission is free.

Family Days on  First Saturdays offer special programs between 10 am and 2 pm, with such activties as perfomances, face painting, story telling, art activities, and more. 


Dallas Museum of Art

The Museum offers ancient through modern and contemporary art in its permanent collections, plus special visiting exhibitions. Children's programs are available on First Tuesdays (with free admission) and on Third Friday evenings when the museum celebrates "Late Nights." 

See the "Legacy of the Plumed Serpent in Ancient Mexico" through November 25, 2012.


Queen Semiramis at the Dallas Museum of Art

Dallas Arboretum

Through November 5th, the Arboretum is featuring the sculptures of world-renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly.

See our "Meet the Artist" page for pictures of his spectacular works. 


Dale Chihuly at the Arboretum


Amon Carter Museum of American Art

This Forth Worth Museum offers permanent and special collections of American Art. Admission is free. 



Kimball Art Museum

Located in Fort Worth, the Kimball features art from around the world. Admission is free.

Special programs include family festivals, children's workshops, and family tours. 

Coming Soon:

The Kimbell at 40: A Family Celebration, Sunday, October 7, noon–4 p.m.
The fun doesn't stop at 40! Help the Kimbell celebrate four memorable decades in Fort Worth with a community-wide art party featuring an expanded lineup of live music performances, art-making activities, children's films, and guided family tours for all ages.

Photo: Robert LaPrelle
Photo: Robert LaPrelle


Art & Seek 

The Art & Seek website provides features and calendars for art, musical, and cultural events in North Texas.