Dallas Arts District Fall Block Party
The Dallas Arts District is closing the roads for their biggest Fall Block Party yet with the Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas Museum of Art, and Nasher Sculpture Center. Experience all three museums by participating in special activities like live concerts, guided tours, local brews, movies and much more. Fall Block Party is free and lasts until midnight.
After Dark at the Crow Collection of Asian Art is celebrating Chuseok, also known as Korean Thanksgiving Day. Share in the festivities with traditional Korean food, drummers, dance, fashion, and activities including; Taekwondo demos with Yim’s Taekwondo, Korean tea ceremony, rice wine samplings, Korean Folk Tales with Twice Upon a Time Storytellers.
’til Midnight at the Nasher Sculpture Center and KXT presents The Roomsounds and Kirk Thurmond in concert, and indie cult classic Empire Records on the sculpture garden screen. Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck offers special reserve-ahead picnic dining for two in the garden.
Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art will serve as opening night for Spirit and Matter: Masterpieces from the Keir Collection of Islamic Art. Experience world cultures from Africa to Mexico with late night tours, talks, and concerts including; Javier Guitierrez and Mosaic, The Ismaili Muslim Youth Choir of Dallas, and American Bedouin.
Enjoy on-the-street performances by Mexican folk ballet ensemble Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico, Freddie Jones Jazz & Trumpets4Kids youth jazz foundation, bluegrass band Blackland River Devils, gritty soul band Cassie Holt and the Lost Souls, plus beats and threads by Durty Laundry DJ truck.
As part of the Dallas Arts District Fall Block Party, Aurora will be presenting a special preview of their immersive public art event at sundown in the Crow Collection’s Snuff Bottle Court on the corner of Flora and Harwood Streets. The preview will feature Dallas-based musician Lily Taylor performing an ethereal music set, accompanied by a live projected video by visual artist Sean Miller.
Wet your whistle with local craft beers and libations from Alamo Drafthouse Dallas / Fort Worth, and grab a dinner or dessert from 15 gourmet food trucks. Leave your wheels at home with Uber pickup/dropoff points in the district; new users receive a $20 ride credit with promo code ‘DalArts’.