Dallas Arts District – Green Spaces and Friendly Faces
Photography Courtesy of Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau
Boasting the largest urban arts district in the country, there’s so much more than ever before to explore in Dallas. Parks, museums, eateries and festivals make this a dynamic destination that’s accessible by sidewalk, bicycle, M-Line trolley or DART light rail. The Sheraton Dallas is ideally located in the Dallas Arts District – offering guests the perfect opportunity to visit the various arts institutions and cultural activities in center city Dallas.
KLYDE WARREN PARK
Klyde Warren Park is a 5.2-acre public park covering the Woodall Rodgers Freeway bridging vibrant uptown Dallas to downtown Dallas and the Dallas Arts District. The park creates an urban green space that provides residents and visitors an expanisve lawn for cultural experiences and programming with mass appeal – from yoga to concerts and food trucks.
Situated in the heart of Klyde Warren Park, Savor is a splendid spot for cocktails and dinner that feels as al fresco as the green space is complements. Offering the freshest seasonal creations from top purveyors, expect the unexpected + enjoy the view.
Photo courtesy of Savor Gastropub
DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART
The Dallas Museum of Art hosts a massive collection of more than 20,000 works spanning 7,000+ years. Established at the turn of the 20th century, the museum continues its legacy of innovative exhibitions and educational programming with a finite focus on the diversity of the city.
Notable: Chanel to Reves: La Pausa Collection featuring impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces as well as decorative art from the couple’s villa in Southern France – formerly owned by Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel.
Dallas Museum of Art
NASHER SCULPTURE CENTER
Adjacent to the Dallas Museum of Art, this center and outdoor garden showcase the impressive permanent collection of Patsy and Raymond Nasher. It contains more than 300 modern and contemporary sculptures from the late nineteenth century to present – including Rodin, Brancusi, Matisse, Picasso, Miro, Calder – as well as seasonal touring exhibits.
Nasher Sculpture Center
DALLAS FARMERS MARKET
This market includes more than just farm-fresh fruits and vegetables. The food hall and artisanal vendor market contains four fabulous full-service restaurants as well as arts and crafts, happy hour specials and evening activities – including a variety of cooking demonstrations and live performances.
Notable: Ruibal’s Plants of Texas offers an enormous selection of seasonal plants and flowers.
Dallas Farmers Market
BISHOP ARTS DISTRICT
It’s one of the most unique neighborhoods in Dallas with historic charm + recent revitalization that offers authentic hospitality the size of Texas.