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Through Aug. 7 Jerry Dodd Inside and Out. The popular ArtCentre of Plano's H-E-B/Central Market Sculpture Garden Exhibition featuring works by Jerry Dodd has expanded from large-scale outdoor pieces to additional pieces that will be on view inside the Centre's Saigling House home as of May 8, 2021. Works in this exhibition include wall hangings, collages, digital prints, and freestanding sculpture pieces. The sculptures are painted steel and smaller versions of the exterior pieces in the sculpture garden. In describing his art, Dodd says, "The imagery in the prints juxtaposes ancient and modern, natural and industrial, serious and silly, fine art and popular images." The Art Centre of Plano is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. -5 p.m. and located at located at 902 East 16th Street. Information: www.artcentreofplano.org.

Through Aug. 30 Museum of Memories is an interactive art exhibit centered around positivity, creativity, and nostalgia, designed by Steffi Lynn. The exhibit is an hour long experience and consists of over 15+ different art rooms and murals for you to explore to your heart's content, all inspired by childhood memories with a taste of the 90s. It's open for a limited time so go check it out before it's too late! The museum is located at 4428 Main Street, Suite #200. Information: www.museumofmemories.art.

Through Sept. 6 All around the world, people are pushing themselves to achieve new and amazing things. From the world's smallest stop motion film (hint: it's measured in nanometers), to the most drum beats in 60 seconds (2,400 beats or 40 beats per second!), to the most consecutive pinky pull-ups (36!), the world is full of fascinating people achieving strange and incredible feats. Now, for the first time ever, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science is looking into the science behind these mesmerizing accomplishments with the new The Science of Guinness World Records exhibition. The museum is located at 2201 N. Field St. Information: www.perotmuseum.org.

Through Sept. 12 Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth. is at the African American Museum in Fair Park. This powerful, immersive exhibition uses art, photography, stories, quotes and historical materials to affirm the power of the African American journey and, ultimately, the American experience. Men of Change profiles revolutionary men - Muhammad Ali, James Baldwin, Ta-Nehisi Coates, W.E.B. Du Bois, Kendrick Lamar, Lebron James and more - who have altered the history and culture of this country. Seven categories - Storytellers, Myth-Breakers, Fathering, Community, Imagining, Catalysts and Loving - present different views of men most think they know. Men of Change was developed by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and made possible through the generous support of the Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services. Information: www.aamdallas.org.
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Through Sept. 25 Robert Batson: New Works (2019-2021). Robert Batson is an artist and retired architect with a degree in architecture from Texas Tech University and a Masters degree in art from the University of Dallas. He splits his time between Texas and New Mexico, with residences in the Taos Ski Valley as well as in Irving. He loves the landscape and architecture of northern New Mexico and has been painting and drawing it since he first started visiting the area. When home in North Texas, you'll often find Robert at Irving Arts Center, where he is very active, serving as a volunteer docent and summer camp art instructor. His exhibit is in the Courtyard Gallery at the Irving Arts Center is located at 3333 North MacArthur Blvd. Information: www.irvingartscenter.com.

Aug. 5 Thursdays on Tap at the Perot. Join in every Thursday from 6 to 10 p.m. to experience the Perot Museum after-hours with a 21+ crowd and enjoy live music, drinks and food trucks from local businesses. Plus, get full access to all of the exhibit halls - including, for a limited time only, The Science of Guinness World Records exhibition. This program is for ages 21+, so it is the perfect opportunity to experience the Museum without the daytime crowds. Admission is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. The museum is located at 2201 N. Field St. Information: www.perotmuseum.org.

Vincent van Gogh, Olive Grove, July 1889, oil on canvas, Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands. Photographer: Rik Klein Gotink
Vincent van Gogh, Olive Grove, July 1889, oil on canvas, Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands. Photographer: Rik Klein Gotink
Oct. 17-Feb. 6 Van Gogh and the Olive Groves is the first exhibition dedicated to the legendary artist's important olive grove series, produced in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in the final year of his life. Co-organized by the DMA and the Van Gogh Museum, this groundbreaking presentation will premiere in October in Dallas, the only North American venue, and then travel to Amsterdam. This unprecedented exhibition contextualizes the olive grove series within the artist's career and reveals exciting new discoveries on the artist's techniques, materials, and palette through works drawn from public and private collections. The DMA is at 1717 N. Harwood St. in the Dallas Arts District. Information: www.dma.org.

Free First Saturdays Free First Saturdays at the Nasher Sculpture Center presents child-friendly programming from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and free admission for all until 5 p.m. Look, learn and love your time at the Nasher every first Saturday of the month. Bring the whole crew to create, discover and make new memories together. Each month features a rotating schedule of things to see and do. Free First Saturdays is made possible by leading support from the Fichtenbaum Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A, Trustee. The Nasher Sculpture Center is located at 2001 Flora St. Information: nashersculpturecenter.org.

Oil Lamp in the Form of a Fabulous Beast, Iran, 12th–13th century, bronze, The Keir Collection of Islamic Art on loan to the Dallas Museum of Art, K.1.2014.496 The Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery is the largest-ever exhibition of one of the world's most important private collections of Islamic Art. The collection includes luster pottery, painted miniatures and rare manuscripts dating back as far as the 14th century. This long-term loan to the Dallas Museum of Art makes it the third-largest repository of Islamic art in the United States. The DMA is at 1717 N. Harwood St. in the Dallas Arts District. Information: www.dma.org.



The Being Human Hall. The Perot Museum of Nature and Science unveils its first completely transformed exhibit hall since opening in 2012. There are twice as many interactive displays, tons of innovative content, and dozens of experiences offered in English and Spanish. Explore what it means to be human! Highlights include a rare display of a human brain with an intact spinal cord, and a virtual reality journey into the South African caves where anthropologists discovered a new human relative. Speak into an interactive device that lets you "see" your voice. Use your brain waves to fire off pulsing lights. And marvel at a dozen authentic stone tool artifacts, some more than a million years old, displayed by a replica of our famous relative "Lucy." The Perot Museum is at 2201 North Field St. in Dallas. Information: www.perotmuseum.org.

Fierce Loyalty: A Samurai Complete is at Crow Museum of Asian Art. This permanent exhibition devoted to the art and culture of the Japanese samurai showcases one of the Crow Museum's most recent and spectacular acquisitions - a complete set of samurai armor, one of the finest examples of its kind anywhere in the world. The suit of armor was originally created for Abe Masayoshi (1700–1769), the daimyo (a powerful landholding ruler) of Bingo province from 1715 until his death. In addition to components crafted by the best metalsmiths of the day, the armor includes a hoshi kabuto, or traditional Japanese helmet, made by the renowned armorer Neo Masanobu. The Crow Museum of Asian Art is located at 2010 Flora St. Information: www.crowcollection.org.

Trinity River Audubon Center Discover the Trinity River Audubon Center, 6500 Great Trinity Forest Blvd. Trinity River Audubon Center Trails are now open. Make a Trail Hike Reservation and enjoy the center Wednesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Gates close promptly at 2 p.m.) Note: The Great Hall, Exhibit Hall and Store are currently closed. Outdoor bathrooms are available. Information: trinityriver.audubon.org.
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Dallas Arts District First and Third Saturday of every month The Arts District Architecture Tour. Presented in partnership with the Dallas Center for Architecture, this 90-minute Dallas Arts District architecture walking tour is led by a trained tour guide and will examine buildings from the 1890's to the present day. You will explore the architectural detail of the District as well as the institutions, individuals and visionaries who are a part of this fascinating story. Tours are held on the first and third Saturdays of each month, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the ceremonial entrance to the Dallas Museum of Art (Flora and Harwood). The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and is held rain or shine. More information: www.dallasartsdistrict.org.

Visit www.dallasadex.org to make your reservation. Reservations and payment must be made in advance.


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