Dallas Architecture Forum presents Cultural Developments in Dallas

Rick Brettell
Rick Brettell Photo courtesy of Rick Brettell

The last two decades have seen dramatic developments in the cultural fabric of North Texas. In Dallas, the Arts District saw the addition of the Nasher Sculpture Center, the Wyly Theatre, the Winspear Opera House, the Dallas City Performance Hall, and the completion of the Booker T. Washington campus. Fort Worth has added the Modern Art Museum and the Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell among its new buildings.

Much has happened besides the completion of these signature buildings. Galleries, artist labs, new musical and theatrical organizations have also come into existence or increased their reach across North Texas. Academic centers and non-profits such as The Forum have expanded the cultural reach and raised awareness and dialogue on issues important to all of us. In addition to the Arts District in Dallas and the Cultural District in Fort Worth, there are emerging centers of creative activity across many North Texas cities.

Dallas Architecture Forum will present a lively discussion with Rick Brettell and Mark Lamster as they examine some of these major accomplishments over the last 20 years, and discuss what needs to occur over the next two decades with a goal of enhancing the arts and cultural opportunities for all North Texas residents.

Event Details


10.10.17 | 7:00 pm


Dallas Museum of Art
1717 N. Harwood St.
Dallas, TX 75201


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