Dallas Art Galleries
(Dallas, Texas - TX, USA)
Dallas has an impressive selection of art museums and galleries that will certainly tickle the senses of any art-lover. Many of these galleries are concentrated in the Arts District near the West End region of the city, although other venues displaying art can be found throughout the city.
From contemporary American art and sculptures, to photography and visual arts, as well as more traditional paintings and fine drawings by a range of renowned international artists, the art galleries in Dallas have something to suit all tastes, old or new.
Although there are plenty of galleries to choose between in this part of Texas, several stand out in particular and deserve a special mention. The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) is one such institution and stands between the Harwood and St. Paul areas, while the Kimbell Art Museum resides within the Cultural District of nearby Fort Worth, where it is known for its Asian, European and pre-Columbian pieces.
Dallas Museum of Art (DMA)
Address: 1717 North Harwood Street, Dallas, Texas TX, 75201, USA
Tel: +1 214 922 1200
This is one of the city's most appealing art museums with a magnificent collection of African, American, European, and Asian arts, as well as a collection from the Pacific Islands. A nice combination of contemporary, fine and decorative arts makes it a great place to spend an afternoon exploring its any treasures. The Dallas Museum of Art takes up a whole block in the Arts District and is more than a hundred years old, being founded in 1903.
Open hours: Tuesday and Wednesday - 11:00 to 17:00, Thursday - 11:00 to 21:00, Friday, Saturday and Sunday - 11:00 - 17:00
Admission: charge, discount for seniors and students, children under 12 free
Address: 141 The Quadrangle, 2800 Routh Street, Dallas, Texas TX, 75201, USA
Tel: +1 214 871 9140
This establishment claims to be one of the oldest art galleries in the world devoted to photography, and the Afterimage Gallery contains some stunning images on display and for sale. There is also an outstanding collection of ancient photographic equipment.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 10:00 to 17:30
Address: 2710 Live Oak, Dallas, 75204, Texas TX, USA
Tel: +1 214 747 7227
The Latino influence in Texas from the Hispanic neighbors to the south is far reaching and the Casa Mexicana gallery specializes in Mexican folk art with a wide collection for sale, as well as for viewing just for pleasure. All of the pieces are handcrafted and made by talented untrained Mexican artists.
Open hours: Tuesday to Saturday - 10:00 to 18:00, Sunday - 12:00 to 17:00
Address: 4623 West Lovers Lane, Dallas, Texas TX, 75209, USA
Tel: 214 350 3500
A mixture of strange and wonderful talents come together to form some rare and interesting exhibitions at this gallery, including paintings and sculptures. This particular gallery specializes in contemporary and modern paintings, drawings, sculptures and original prints, with revolving exhibitions.
Open hours: Tuesday to Saturday - 10:00 to 18:00, Sunday - 13:00 to 18:00
Kimbell Art Museum
Address: 3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas TX, 76107-2792, USA
Tel: +1 817 332 8451
Containing art dating back to late antiquity right through to the 20th century, the Kimbell Art Museum has some significant pieces from some of the world's greatest artists. Boasting paintings by Velázquez, Rembrandt, Goya, Monet, Cézanne, Picasso, and Matisse, this museum won't fail to appease fine art lovers.
Open hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays - 10:00 to 17:00, Fridays - 12:00 to 20:00, Sundays - 12:00 to 17:00
Admission: admission to the museum's permanent collection is free, charge for special exhibitions
Sir Richardson Collection of Western Art
Address: 309 Main Street, Fort Worth, Texas TX, 76102, USA
Tel: +1 817 332 6554
Attracting over 50,000 visitors annually, this museum displays the Sir Richardson Collection of Western Art, with works by Fredric Remington and Charles Russell, as well as other artists.
Open hours: Tuesday and Wednesday - 10:00 to 17:00, Thursday and Friday - 10:00 to 20:00, Saturday - 11:00 to 20:00, Sunday - 13:00 to 17:00
Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden
Address: 6616 Spring Valley Road, Dallas, Texas TX, 75254, USA
Tel: +1 972 239 2441
This gallery has various exhibitions and a sculpture garden that was originally designed by Clarence Roy, a renowned architect. The 4.5 acres / 2 hectares display some wonderful sculptures set in a beautiful green setting with a selection of flora and appealing landscaping.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 10:00 to 17:00