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Dedicated to preserving and showcasing African American art, history, and culture, this museum in Fair Park, Dallas, offers exhibitions, programs, and events that celebrate the rich heritage of African Americans.


This museum offers programs such as the Survivor Speaker Series, film screenings, tours and exhibitions focused on Human Rights and the Holocaust.


Dr. Opal Lee, the Grandmother of Juneteenth, will lead the celebratory Walk for Freedom on June 19th, starting at 9:00, at the African American Museum of Dallas. The 2.5 mile walk recognizes the 2.5 years it took for news of freedom to reach the enslaved people of Texas. Walk along in person or virtually!


Students can enjoy live performances including Broadway shows and local productions. Comedy, dance, opera, ballet, and more can be found at the Winspear Opera House, Wyly Theatre, Sammons Park, and Strauss Square.


Students can enjoy world-class performances by The Dallas Symphony Orchestra which offers a varied repertoire of classical and contemporary music.

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This summer:  Grease, Pippin and The Music of Elton John!

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Students can enjoy live performances, participate in summer camps and audition for upcoming shows.

Outdoor Exhibitions and Other Activities

These beautiful gardens, established in 1934, provide families opportunities to explore the wonders of nature and ecology and learn about the need for conservation and sustainability. Experience the forest boardwalk, the koi pond, the pollinator pathway, the historic rose garden, and so much more!


Take a baking or cooking class! Central Market offers many, but students can also explore other DFW options - in person or online.


View an incredible collection of modern and contemporary sculptures, as well as enjoy summer exhibitions and participate in special educational programs.

Cultural Opportunities at The Ridge This Summer!

Take an acting class with Mr. DeBorde

Dance with Mrs. Moreno

Unleash your inner storyteller with Ms. Foster

Sew with Mrs. Wiseman

Learn how to play the guitar with Mr. Jamieson 

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