The Dallas Arts District provides a singular array of cultural attractions that is not to be missed. Stretching for 68 acres, the Dallas Arts District is the proud home of 13 leading arts facilities and organizations, including the AT&T Performing Arts Center, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, the Nasher Sculpture Center and the Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art.
It is also in the Dallas Arts District that you'll find the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, which is home to the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. To learn more about the Arts District in Dallas and view a map of attractions, visit www.thedallasartsdistrict.org and take a look at our comprehensive list of Dallas Arts District Organizations below to get a taste of the performances on offer.
The Dallas Convention Center -
Located in downtown Dallas, the Dallas Convention Center is a remarkable venue that is large enough to accommodate everything from major auto shows to international cosmetic conventions. It is also versatile enough to offer an ideal venue for intimate conferences and meetings, so if you're in Dallas on business or pleasures this can be a great focal point for your trip.
The Dallas Convention Center offers over one million square-feet of exhibit space, including the largest column free hall in the United States. This incredible space also serves as an arena and theater, hosting crowd-friendly events such as cheerleading competitions, live comedy and jazz performances. As such it's worth taking a look at what's on at the Dallas Convention Center during your visit to the city, to ensure you don't miss out.
The Dallas American Airlines Center -
From its sweeping signature arches to its state of the art retractable seating, the American Airline Center's unique features single it out as one of the premier sports and entertainment venues in the country. As the focal point for the 72-acre Victory Park development, the American Airlines Center serves as the backdrop to Dallas' most vibrant urban gathering space, where you're always guaranteed a great evening of entertainment.
The resplendent American Airlines Center is of course home to the 2010-2011 NBA Champions, the Dallas Mavericks, as well as the Dallas Stars hockey team – making it a Mecca for sports fans. However, its impressive capacity, sound system and natural acoustics also make it a dream venue for touring musicians, having played host to everyone from Radiohead to the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Kanye West to Bob Seger.
Take a look at the American Airlines Center website to find out what sporting fixtures and live music events will be taking place during your visit to Dallas.
Dallas Arts District Organizations -
The Dallas Arts District hosts performances from many of the finest performing arts organizations in Texas. Some of the leading organizations that perform in the Arts District of Dallas include:
The Dallas Opera
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra
The Dallas Wind Symphony
The Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra
The Texas Ballet Theater
The Turtle Creek Chorale
The Lone Star Wind Orchestra
The Children's Chorus of Greater Dallas
The Dallas Black Dance Theatre
The Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico dance troupe
To learn more about the top Dallas performing arts organizations, visit www.thedallasartsdistrict.org/venues-organizations/organizations/
The ideal hotel for your trip to Dallas, Texas -
The Dallas Arts District provides one of America's premier opportunities to experience fine arts and performances, so if you're looking for somewhere to stay during you trip look no further than the Warwick Melrose.
Located less than two miles from the Dallas Arts District, the Warwick Melrose Hotel offers an ideal location from which to take advantage of this cultural hub. Guests at the award-winning Warwick Melrose Hotel in Dallas can enjoy the finest hotel rooms and suites and a wide array of deluxe hotel amenities including:
gourmet dining at The Landmark Restaurant,
sophisticated after hours relaxation at The Library bar,
a Grand Ballroom,
elegant meeting and wedding venues,
and a complimentary car service to local destinations within 3 miles of the hotel, based on availability.