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Octavio Medellín: Spirit and Form

Dallas Museum of Art Dallas, Texas

Octavio Medellín (1907–1999) was an influential Mexican American artist and teacher whose work helped shape the Texas art scene for six decades. The DMA is proud to present his first-ever museum retrospective, featuring works that explore the evolution of his sculptural practice, his public art commissions, and his legacy as a beloved and respected teacher. ICYMI, the City of Dallas recently named January 26 Octavio Medellín Day in celebration of this exciting exhibition! Learn more...

Summer at the Dallas Arboretum

Dallas Arboretum 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX

Summer at the Arboretum continues through August 14 with music, food, custom mural art and family fun in the 66-acre Dallas Garden. A highlight, carried over from Dallas Blooms, includes a massive pair of 13-foot-tall floral peacocks featuring ornately planted tails measuring more than 36 feet across. Summertime can be hot, but there are shaded spaces for everyone to cool off and enjoy the wonders of nature. Celebrate the fourth of July weekend at the Dallas Arboretum with $5 admission for those two years old and up. From July 2 to 4, the garden also offers free entrance to the Rory Meyers […]