Dallas Arts District

Dallas Symphony Orchestra and UT Dallas Partner on Speech, Language, and Music Study

by | Sep 19, 2023
The DSO and UTD's Speech, Language and Music (SLAM) Lab hope to better understand the impact of music training on the brains of young people with the new study—which will involve 50 volunteers from the DSO’s Kim Noltemy Young Musicians program.
JW Marriott Dallas Arts District Opens as Modern Addition to Downtown Skyscape
by | Jul 26, 2023
Built with architectural inventiveness over a massive parking garage, the 267-room luxury hotel features three restaurants, two lobby spaces, and over 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Coolest attraction? The stunning Arts District views from its 'mid-air pool' and the nearby sky-level terrace bar, Vincent's.
JW Marriott Dallas Arts District To Launch Soon with Three Food & Beverage Attractions
by | Jul 10, 2023
Built with architectural inventiveness atop a parking garage, the luxury JW Marriott Dallas Arts District is slated to open as soon as later this month. Here's what you'll find on tap at its food & beverage attractions Margaret's, Vincent's, and 800 North.
Marking a Milestone: Dallas Arts District Celebrates its 40th Anniversary
by | May 10, 2023
To commemorate that milestone, the district has been looking back on its history and accomplishments as well as the cultural and financial impact the district has had on the city of Dallas. “Through continual collaboration, education, community, inclusion, and innovation as its core values, the Dallas Arts District has heralded acclaim around the globe and has put Dallas in the world’s spotlight for its exemplary success,” Executive Director Lily Cabatu Weiss said.
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Texas Woman’s University to Honor Lucy Billingsley with Dykes Leadership Award

by | Feb 21, 2023

Noted Dallas developer Lucy Billingsley will receive the 2023 Virginia Chandler Dykes Leadership Award at the Texas Woman’s University Dallas Leadership Luncheon on March 22.

The award recognized Billingsley’s years of setting a high bar as a commercial real estate developer, business owner, and model of civic engagement, Texas Woman’s said....

Dallas Arts Month: AURORA Will Present ‘Video Art Nights’ Across Five Fridays in April Downtown
by | Mar 24, 2022
AURORA, the Dallas-based public arts organization, is partnering with Downtown Dallas, Inc. on the weekly events, which will be free to the public. Curated video art programs will be projected at parks and outdoor surfaces in West End Square, Pegasus Plaza, and the Dallas Arts District—with live music and an outdoor artisanal market also on tap.
ARTSonepass: Getting North Texas Arts and Culture in an App
by | Sep 17, 2018
Launching in North Texas, ARTSonepass is an web app and AI-driven recommendation engine with a calendar of events across a number of categories—performing and visual arts, history, and science and nature.
walkSTEM - students in the Dallas Arboretum
STEM-focused Walking Tours Pick Up Stride in Dallas Area
by | Jun 18, 2018
The walkSTEM community outreach program has added more locations, including the Dallas Arboretum, for students and educators to explore everyday connections to math- and science-related concepts.

On Tap: Tech & The Brain, Dallas Festival of Ideas & Deep Ellum Arts Festival

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The Creatives:
Rise of the Makers
by | Jan 11, 2018
From unprecedented inventions to never-before-considered concepts, our region is fostering the ascension of businesses born by artists, artisans, and creators.
Kevin Moriarty [Photo: Karen Almond]
Dallas Theater Center’s Kevin Moriarty Sees ‘Greater Participation’ in Future of Arts
by | Nov 7, 2017
The Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director says 10 years from now he expects to see an Arts District reflecting the "broader demographic of Dallas much more closely."
Dallas Architecture Forum Series Opens With Focus on North Texas’ Growing Arts Scene
by | Sep 19, 2017
The Oct. 10 lecture will look back at the growth and how the region can continue to heighten arts opportunities for its residents in the next 20 years. 
A new study titled "Arts & Economic Prosperity 5," recognizes the North Texas region as the third-largest arts economy in the nation.

North Texas Region Named Third Largest Arts Economy

by | Jun 30, 2017
The Americans for the Arts study focused on the 2015 fiscal year, reporting that the "economic impact of the Dallas Arts District has tripled in five years."
HALL Group Seeking Photos Capturing Moments in Dallas Arts District
by | Jun 2, 2017
The Dallas-based company launched the new photography fundraiser, "Through the Lens: Dallas Arts District," Thursday in an effort to ensure funding for growth of the city's creative arts hub.
Walkers See STEM Concepts in Dallas Arts District
by | Apr 4, 2017
The walkSTEM program is designed to get students, faculty, and educators to see themselves as math doers, learners, and STEM practitioners.
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Radio Station Working to Go On the Air in Arts District
by | Feb 24, 2017
KKAD 95.7-FM is expected to begin broadcasting by 2018.