Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Dallas - Free Things To Do - Arts & Culture

Free Things To Do In Dallas


Free Things To Do Dallas: Arts & Culture

Monet, Manet what's the difference? Truly avid art fans will know. If you're looking for a way to brush up on all things art, check out some of our perfectly priced hotspots. 

Go For An Art Walk. Discover fabulous art in Dallas by taking a self-guided tour with Public ArtWalk Dallas. The 3.3-mile journey through downtown highlights city favorites like the floating sculpture at Dallas City Hall, Fountain Place and the spiral-shaped tower at Thanks-Giving Square

Where: Starts at Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora St.

Main Street Garden

Stroll through 68 acres of art. The Dallas Arts District is nation's largest urban arts district and home to a variety of festivals, performances, museums and local arts organizations.

Where: Bound by Woodall Rodgers, St. Paul and Ross
Phone: 214-744-6642

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Travel back in time. Dallas is home to some captivating and breathtaking neighborhood communities. Walk, ride or drive through historic Dallas neighborhoods such as Highland Park, Swiss Avenue, Kessler Park and Munger Place, just to name a few.

Phone: 214- 821-3290 for public tours

Highland Park Village

Learn from the Spanish Masters. Visit Spain, in Texas at The Meadows Museum, located on the campus of Southern Methodist University, which houses one of the finest collections of Spanish art outside of Spain.

Where: Southern Methodist University, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
When: After 5 p.m. Thursdays
Phone: 214-768-2516

Music in the Meadows

Talk folk art with the best. View one of the largest collections of African-American folk art in the nation at the African American Museum. Located in Fair Park, the museum hosts several traveling exhibits including an ongoing display of objects and photographs.

Where: 3536 Grand Ave.
When: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays (closed Sundays, Mondays, and designated holidays)
Phone: 214-565-9026

African American Museum

Explore the Orient. The Crow Collection of Asian Art is a permanent collection of galleries dedicated to arts and cultures of China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia. At the center's base is a sculpture garden featuring statues from the French masters in a peaceful setting of cascading waters.

Where: 2010 Flora St. (Downtown, between Harwood & Olive)
When: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Tue. - Thur.; 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Fri. - Sat.; noon - 6 p.m. Sun.(closed Mon. and certain holidays)
Phone: 214-979-6430

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All the free things to do in Dallas is tough to do in one day.  So Embassy Suites Near the Galleria has a menu of packages to make your Free Things To Do Dallas - Arts and Culture an overnight sensation -- and they even add to the Free!

Special Dallas Hotel Offers from Embassy Suites Dallas Near the Galleria include:

  • Free cooked to order breakfast
  • Complimentary drinks and snacks at Evening Reception
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet Access
  • Two Room Suite
  • Indoor Pool
  • Fitness Center

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