The new, world-class, adrenaline-rushing, mind-blowing, cooler-than-cool Perot Museum of Nature and Science is now open... right here in Dallas.
Our roots date back to 1936, with the opening of the Dallas Museum of Natural History in historic Fair Park, which would later merge with the Science Place and the Dallas Children’s Museum in 2006 to create the Museum of Nature & Science. The Museum of Nature & Science in Fair Park which houses our historical wildlife dioramas and active paleontology lab will remain a part of the Perot Museum, giving visitors the chance to see not only our new Museum in Victory Park but also our historic Museum in Fair Park.
The adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium begins at the top of the rainforest exhibit, where exotic birds, such as Cocks-of-the-rock and many species of toucans, can be seen. Lounging around are Two-toed and Three-toed sloths. Endangered animals, such as Orinoco crocodiles, Giant river otters, Antillean manatees and several species of monkeys are part of the many conservation projects. The aquarium portion displays interesting marine life, including Japanese crabs, jellyfish, Leafy, Weedy and Ribbon seadragons. Black-footed and Blue penguins can be seen swimming as guests enjoy the outdoor South Africa exhibit. Sharks, rays and sawfish are only a few of the fish living in the Mundo Maya cenote. Safe from Neotropical eagles, are euphonias, tanagers and hummingbirds. Reptiles and amphibians, both of significance to the Maya culture, can be seen throughout the exhibit.
The American Airlines Center is a multi-purpose arena, located in the Victory Park neighborhood, near downtown Dallas, Texas.The venue serves as the home to the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association, and the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League. The arena is also used for concerts and other live entertainment. It opened in 2001 at a cost of $420 million.History and constructionBy 1998, the Dallas Mavericks, then owned by H. Ross Perot, Jr., and the Dallas Stars were indicating their desire for a new facility to replace the dated Reunion Arena. Dallas taxpayers approved a new hotel tax and rental car tax to pay for a new facility to cover a portion of the funding, with the two benefiting teams, the Mavericks and the Stars, picking up the remaining costs, including cost overruns. The new arena was to be built just north of Woodall Rodgers Freeway near Interstate 35E on the site of an old power plant.On March 18, 1999, American Airlines announced that it would be acquiring the naming rights for the arena for US$195 million. American Airlines is headquartered in Fort Worth and is based at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
Ideally situated in the heart of downtown, the Crowne Plaza® Hotel Dallas - Downtown provides travelers a home base with a short walk to the Dallas Convention Center and just six miles from Love Field Airport. Contemporary decor, elegant furnishings and signature Crowne Plaza® amenities provide a haven for business and leisure guests alike.
Corporate and professional travelers enjoy easy access to the West End, Bank of America Plaza, Uptown McKinney Avenue, Renaissance Tower and Earl Cabell Federal Building. 30,000 sq. ft. of meeting space for up to 600, and perks such as a Crowne Meetings Director, a two-hour RFP response and a Daily Meeting Debrief. Our facility is certainly "The Place to Meet" among hotels in downtown Dallas, Texas and a great place to host a wedding, banquet or reception.
Leisure guests also appreciate our hotel's convenient downtown locale. Dallas attractions, such as the West End district, American Airlines Center and the House of Blues, are less than a mile away, so you can easily walk to some of the major Dallas destinations.
The Crowne Plaza® hotel Dallas - Downtown meets the needs of our guests with quality amenities, including 24-hour Fitness and Business Centers, an outdoor pool and our THRIVE Restaurant & Nightclub. Take advantage of the complimentary shuttle and sleep well with Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage® amenities.
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In 1977, the Colonel's granddaughter, Helen Belo Morrison, agreed to sell the property to the Dallas Bar Association. She had been born in the house in 1902 and felt the Bar's plan to restore the home as the Dallas Legal Education Center was in accordance with family principles and feelings. The Dallas Bar Association connected the historic home and the chapel with an expansive, glass-roofed atrium.
In 2003, The Dallas Bar Association victoriously concluded its capital campaign which resulted in the addition of the exquisite Pavilion. Once again, the past was linked to the present and future through innovative design and distinctive architecture.
A function at the Dallas Petroleum Club, whether it is a small business meeting in one of our private rooms or a wedding reception in the Sky Lobby or Grille, takes on an aura of lasting importance. The club prides itself on offering an outstanding atmosphere encompassing individual service and a top-notch culinary experience for you and your guests to enjoy.
Our professional catering staff assists you in planning every detail. We provide all the essentials and equipment, plus innumerable of imaginative touches to make your event a stunning success.
Whether your guest list numbers are two or 400, your function will receive the kind of personalized attention that makes having your event or reception at the Dallas Petroleum Club so rewarding.
For further information, contact our Director of Catering, Lauren Callon at 214.871.1500 ext. 238 or [email protected]
Located in the Harwood District in Uptown Dallas, Marie Gabrielle Restaurant and Gardens is a 1.5-acre garden oasis known for its vast event space and exquisite dining and catering options. Meticulously manicured gardens, ancient art, and stunning oak and river birch trees encompass the 8,265 square foot pond that is found at its center. Its European-influenced design is the perfect fusion of nature and architecture, creating a perfect setting for ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, social events, private corporate functions, and private events.
The restaurant is open Monday through Friday for breakfast (7 AM- 9:30 AM) and lunch (11 PM- 2 PM) . It is closed in the evenings and weekends for private events. Its floor-to-ceiling windows provide perfect garden views, as well as the opportunity to lunch or dine al fresco. Marie Gabrielle Restaurant and Gardens’ quality staff, generous portions, pocket parks, and inviting atmosphere make for an exuberant spot to spend your day.
Other restaurants within walking distance of Marie Gabrielle, include Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar, and Mercat Bistro. For more information about the Harwood District and its various venues of entertainment, office leasing, residential living, and dining, please follow them on social media.
Located high atop this building, the tallest downtown, The City Club offers the most spectacular view of the city, as well as countless, highly recognized entertainment venues and historical landmarks. Inside, well-appointed quarters and beautiful décor provide the perfect setting for private parties, seated dinners, or unforgettable receptions. The entire club can accommodate up to 500 guests for receptions, or 300 for seated dinners. The City Club invites you and your guests to experience the breathtaking panoramic views as well as be pampered by our first class staff and cuisine.
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Your event is the only one that matters. Whether it's a simple luncheon or a grand gala. West End Event Center works well for parties, award shows, receptions, proms, fraternity and sorority engagements, and plenty more.
The Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre is a theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, Texas (USA). It is one of four venues that comprise the AT&T Performing Arts Center and was dedicated October 12, 2009. The 80,300-square-footbuilding is twelve stories and holds about 600 people, depending upon the stage configuration. It is the new venue for the Dallas Theater Center, Dallas Black Dance Theatre and Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico.The Wyly Theatre was designed by REX | OMA, Joshua Prince-Ramus (partner in charge) and Pritzker Prize winning architect Rem Koolhaas. It features a groundbreaking design with an unprecedented "stacked" vertically organized facility that completely rethinks the traditional form of theatre. It is named for Dee and Charles Wyly, who donated $20 million to the Center.The vertical rods lining the outside of the building on all four sides are intended to be symbolic of the folds of a theater curtain. The rods comprising the facade are extruded anodized aluminum.
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The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is a natural history and science museum located in Dallas, Texas. It consists of two campuses: the primary campus located in Victory Park, and a secondary campus in Fair Park. The Victory Park campus museum was named in honor of Margot and Ross Perot. The current chief executive officer of the museum is Colleen Walker.BackgroundHistory June 6, 1936 – Dallas Museum of Natural History was opened to the public as part of the 1936 Texas Centennial Exhibition. September 20, 1946 – Dallas Health Museum was founded by a group chartered as the Dallas Academy of Medicine. The Dallas Health Museum was renamed as the Dallas Health and Science Museum in 1958. It was later renamed to the Science Place in 1981. 1995 – Dallas Children's Museum was founded. In 2006, museum CEO Nicole Small oversaw the uniting of the Dallas Museum of Natural History and the Science Place and the Dallas Children's Museum at Fair Park. Following the merger, the museum was located in three buildings in Fair Park, featuring an IMAX-style theater, a fully functioning planetarium, an extensive exhibit hall, and its own on-site paleontology lab.On June 1, 2014 the Perot Museum of Nature and Science welcomed a new CEO, Colleen Walker.The museum was relocated on December 1, 2012 to a new facility in Victory Park. The former Science Place Building and Planetarium were closed, with the building for the former Dallas Museum of Natural History converted into a second campus for the Perot Museum.
This free and open to the public museum offers an introduction to the fascinating world of the samurai while presenting an intimate viewing experience of their spectacular armor and accoutrements. One section within the exhibition highlights helmets from around the world. Admission is free.
The traveling exhibitions of The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection have showcased a variety of works from the family’s collection, which has been built over a span of twenty five years.
One hundred and forty pieces from the collection, including suits of armor, helmets, masks, and weaponry are currently on display at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston through August 4, 2013. The pieces were previously on display at the Musée de la civilisation in Québec City and the musée du quai Branly in Paris.
The DMA Junior Associates is a subcategory of DMA membership designed to build patrons' engagement with the DMA collection and mission. Our Museum stewards comprise recent graduates, millennial “art geeks,” ambitious entrepreneurs, up-and-coming designers, far-sighted gallerists, and many others whose love of art becomes common ground for lasting relationships.
The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance teaches about the past, to learn for today, in order to impact the future. A not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) since 1984, at our inception we were known as the Dallas Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies and were located in the basement of the Jewish Community Center building on Northaven Road in North Dallas. A group of local survivors created the Holocaust Center to preserve the memory of what they had endured.
As the center welcomed more visitors, the need to expand became more and more apparent. In 2005, the renamed Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance opened at its transitional location in the historic West End district and we are planning to erect a larger, free-standing facility on the site that have purchased at the north-west corner of Houston and Pacific streets.
In the past year, we reached more than 30,000 students and hosted an additional 35,000 walk-in visitors.
Tours of the exhibit are self-guided using digital Audio Guides, which are included in the price of admission. The audio guides are in English and Spanish. The exhibit can take from 30 minutes to 2 hours to view.
Price of Admission:
Seniors (55+) $8
Students (of all ages) $8
Active Military with ID $8 (Free for enlisted from Memorial Day through Labor Day. School Groups of 15+ $4 each
Group tours must be scheduled in advance by contacting Adeline Hernandez at 214-741-7500 or by email at [email protected]
The H. Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery, at El Centro College in downtown Dallas, seeks to showcase local, regional and national artists working in a variety of media as well as host exhibits traveling nationally.
Exhibitions will enhance the education and experience of the students, faculty, staff and community at large. Lectures, workshops, and other events will accompany each exhibit to engage the public in the understanding of art.
Craighead Green Gallery represents the finest in contemporary art from nationally and internationally recognized artists. Gallery director, Kenneth Craighead, and partner, Steve Green, opened the gallery in 1992 in the Dallas Arts District. Since that time, the two partners purchased a building and relocated the Gallery to the Design District. Scot Presley joined the Gallery as Assistant Director in 2002.
Craighead Green is recognized as one of the finest contemporary art galleries throughout Texas and the Southwest, representing over 40 artists of all mediums. The Gallery focuses on contemporary paintings, photography and sculpture in a myriad of media and styles. Craighead Green represents mid to late career artists while continuing their promotion of emerging artists. The Gallery is a participating member of the Dallas Art Dealers Association and CADD, Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas.
Samuel Lynne Galleries promotes a program of international emerging, mid-career, and blue chip contemporary artists, and is focused on cultivating and nurturing relationships between the gallery and its collectors. The gallery presents a dynamic exhibition schedule, actively engages world renowned curators, and hosts educational panels and artist video screenings. As an extension of the program, the gallery participates in major art fairs and stages off-site projects, exposing its significant collection to a variety of national art markets. Samuel Lynne Galleries' roster of internationally celebrated artists and sculptors includes Hans Van de Bovenkamp, Lea Fisher, James Gill, John Henry, JD Miller, Philip J. Romano, Tyler Shields, and David Yarrow.
Joseph Shortell is a worldly known traveler & has lived in London, Paris, Athens, & has had many adventures along the way. His parents were American, but he was born & raised all over Europe. At 24, he moved here to the United States after graduating college at the University of Paris. For over 20 years now, he has been designing custom furniture for people all over the world. Houses, businesses, you name it. Shortell Design is our store located right here in the middle of the Design District of Dallas, & new art is always blossoming amongst us. Come by & say hello, & feel free to customize your own interior space; we'll help you along the way!
CYDONIA is a contemporary art gallery dedicated to supporting careers of emerging artists whose practices have cultural and historical insight,
conceptual rigor, or they are an original voice within their generation. CYDONIA programming unites our stable and supporters through co-operative practices that underlie an imperative towards posterity. We value art as a cultural good related to praxis and discourse.
PAIRING ARTISTS: SITE131 proposes as its core pursuit to spotlight the concept of pairing — presenting new art from America and abroad side-by-side with new works by Texas artists. By coupling bright, emerging talents who deal with similar concerns, the art audience sees novel connections and finds a unique context for understanding contemporary art in new ways.
ENTERS DALLAS ARTS SCENE: SITE131 faces the dramatic Calatrava bridge and dynamic Dallas skyline as an energetic contemporary artspace. A hub for major private collections, Dallas also boasts five Pritzker-awarded buildings, popular Art Fair, and the largest fundraising auction of contemporary art in the U.S. Located near downtown in Dallas’ Design District, developers and visionaries are quickly expanding its design and living opportunities.
COMPLEMENTS OTHER DALLAS ART SPACES: SITE131 complements Dallas’ art community which includes an encyclopedic art museum with strong contemporary collection, modern sculpture center, artist-run spaces, large and intimate private spaces, commercial and university galleries, and an artists’ residency program.
DUAL VISIONARIES: Building an audience based on artwork epitomizes the vision of arts professional Joan Davidow. As director/curator at Dallas Contemporary and Arlington Museum of Art and McDermott Curatorial intern at Dallas Museum of Art, Davidow built her 30-year arts career in North Texas on the concept that all ages from all walks of life can appreciate and understand art of the 21st century. Her multiple careers in the art world include her role as an arts educator inventing a nationally awarded Art Think program, master’s professor at Southern Methodist University, commentator on KERA public radio, art collector, and philanthropist who donated her art collection to the University of Texas at Dallas.
Entrepreneur and art collector Seth Davidow now focuses his skills on investing in and managing commercial properties in transitional core neighborhoods surrounding Uptown and downtown, including the thoughtful restoration of this exceptional mid-century specimen. He envisions SITE131 as the perfect symbiosis, anchoring its design district commercial space with a new contemporary art attraction, but also creating with his mother a venue to engage her passion for unveiling new art and making contemporary art accessible to other collectors.
OPEN TUESDAY TO SATURDAY 12 - 5 PM + BY APPOINTMENT.
Gallery Member of CADD (Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas) & DADA (Dallas Art Dealers Association)
Focus: Carneal Simmons Contemporary Art seeks to advance artistic excellence, innovation, and creativity to enrich the quality of life for individuals and communities at large through the placement and exhibition of contemporary art.
Mission: Our gallery and advisory are guided by our commitment to promoting contemporary art, serving clients art needs with the highest level of ethics and professionalism, making contemporary art accessible to the public through exhibitions and educational events, and fostering an environment where arts flourish and enhance the experience within residences and public spaces.