Inside the Dallas Arts District and Its Many Cultural Delights

The Dallas Arts District is a thriving urban community that offers a taste of metropolitan living in the heart of city. Here, residents have access to a diverse arts scene, excellent cuisine, and living spaces with breathtaking views of the city.

The Dallas Arts District is a thriving urban community that offers a taste of metropolitan living in the heart of city. With dozens of museums and galleries, locals and residents have access to a diverse arts scene, excellent cuisine, and high-rise buildings and apartments with breathtaking views of the city’s unique skyline.

Museums and Performing Arts Venues

In addition to such renowned museums as the Dallas Museum of Art and the Crow Collection of Asian Art, the Dallas Arts District is also home to the Nasher Sculpture Center, which features both an outdoor “roofless” museum and an indoor gallery space showcasing a collection of more than 300 works by the likes of Calder, Matisse, and Picasso. For world-class performing arts events, look no further than the AT&T Performing Arts Center, the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, and the Dallas Black Dance Theatre. Students interested in the arts can attend the historic Booker T. Washington High School for the Visual and Performing Arts.

Modern Apartments and High-Rise Living

The Arts District offers modern and contemporary housing in apartment-style floor plans, lofts, and penthouses. A number of high-rise condominiums are also available, with the most luxurious options offering panoramic views of the city and private balconies. A prospective buyer can find floor plans that range from one to three bedrooms.

Dining Options in the Arts District

Like the area’s proximity to fine art, residents of the Arts District are also close to fine dining, cafes, and an abundance of food trucks. Located within the Nasher Sculpture Center, the popular Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck offers modern twists on American cuisine and promotes sustainability by using locally sourced ingredients in its soups, salads, and sandwiches.

For diners seeking modern culinary fusion, Stephan Pyles Restaurant serves bold twists on classic Southwestern, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern cuisine. The restaurant boasts a ceviche bar, seafood and steak entrées with distinctive blends of spices and herbs, and artisan soups and salads.

If you prefer to get your meal to-go, head to the Klyde Warren Park area, where you can find food trucks serving a wide variety of cuisines during the day — and sometimes into the night.

Arts Events

The Dallas Arts District is a community that puts you right in the center of the city’s vibrant arts scene. It’s a place where you and your friends can carouse with artists and take in many annual events, from live jazz to gallery talks. Planning on staying in the Arts District? Check out this official list of upcoming events so you can make the most of your time there.

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