Dallas Arboretum presents Black Heritage Celebration
The Dallas Arboretum will present the second annual Black Heritage Celebration. The weekend will place the highlight unique talents, art and businesses from the local black community.
The "Art of Fashion" show will showcase the works of local black designers, including Donna Rose, Aundrea Love, and Pink Lucy, among others. There will also be performances from Dallas Black Dance Theatre and the Bishop Arts Theater Center, as well as by musical selections from Don Diego Band and Clover the Violinist. Additionally, both days will feature cooking demonstrations by renowned chefs, a vendor exhibit with more than 40 Black-owned businesses, and the opportunity to explore the Dallas Arboretum’s many gardens and exhibits.
New this year, is an art exhibit coordinated by the South Dallas Cultural Center that will feature a curated collection of art from local African American galleries showcasing their artwork in the DeGolyer House. Artists include Emmanuel Gillespie of Pencil on Paper Gallery, Barbara and James Mason of Msanii House Gallery, Natasha Johnson of South Dallas Cultural Center and Sharidyn Barnes, Jennifer Monet Cowley and Kumiko Johnson of Daisha Board Gallery.