EXPERIENCE THE DALLAS CREATIVE INDUSTRIES FROM HOME

Support our locals by enjoying a virtual film festival screening, music performance and more.

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DALLAS FILM AND TELEVISION

  • Watch the Dallas International Film Festival North Texas Student Film Showcase Online Screening Series on their Facebook page.
  • Texas Theater has launched a virtual streaming room where you can rent movies to watch at home. Learn more here.
  • The NOT The Oak Cliff Film Festival will feature a shorts block featuring OCFF alumni and a filmmaker Q&A on Thursday, June 4th from 8:00-10:00 PM. RSVP here.
  • Get creative From Home with Dallas Filmmakers Alliance.  The Challenge: Make a film in 6 weeks, from your home! Click here for more information.
  • Lone Star Showdown: Esports rivalry reignited by 3-week series between Overwatch League’s Dallas Fuel, Houston Outlaws. Click here for more.

DALLAS MUSIC

  • Tune into the Dallas Opera’s #AskMaestro on Facebook every Wednesday at 1 p.m. for lively conversations with people shaping today’s classical music landscape.
  • The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is taking their music online! Check out their Facebook  or YouTube page to listen in or take a virtual tour of the Meyerson Symphony Center here.
  • Watch Dallas’ own Jackopierce perform in your living room (virtually of course).  A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Serve Hope International. Find more info here.
  • Check out the short films by local artists from Lumedia Musicworks 
  • Join The Bomb Factory every Saturday at 8PM for a Bomb Virtual Dance Party on Facebook Live.
  • Sammons Center for the Arts’ YouTube channel has clips of previous Jazz and Cabaret concerts to enjoy.
  • Find a local Dallas DJ Livestream.  Click here for a list.
  • Opening Bell Tuesday Open Mic Night.  Click here for schedule.
  • Live with the Latino cultural Center – Julio Rivera aka DJ SoulJah, Wednesday, May 6.  Click here for more information.

THEATER AND THE PERFORMING ARTS

  • Explore the AT&T Performing Arts Center at Home with a variety of performances, dance classes, venue tours, and education and community engagement videos here.
  • Join Ballet Dallas for Pop-Up Premieres every other Friday at 5 p.m. for live performances and events on Facebook.
  • Follow Cara Mia Theatre on social media (TwitterInstagram) for announcements about online programming and classes. You can also check Cara Mia Online for available classes.
  • Cry Havoc Theater invites the community to participate in their open mic night, Project Ghostlight, every Thursday at 7 p.m. Visit their website for more details.
  • Dallas Comedy House is offering online comedy classes, podcasting classes and more. Find complete list of class offerings here.

VIRTUAL MUSEUM EXPERIENCES  

  • Dallas Art Fair
    Dallas Art Fair has been postponed until October, but you can still explore their viewing rooms online with Dallas Art Fair Online, April 14-23 or get a tour here.
  • Dallas Museum of Art Crow Museum of Asian Art
    Experience the Crow Museum of Asian Art from the comfort of your home with the museum’s new program, Crow Unscripted, in which Crow Museum leaders chat with guest speakers every Wednesday at noon on the museum’s Facebook page.
  • Dallas Museum of Art
    Experience the Speechless: different by design exhibition in 3D on the museum’s website. The museum also has other virtual tours, including Flores Mexicanas: Women in Modern Mexican Art, an exhibition on view only for the second time in nearly a century, as well as For a Dreamer of Houses that can be found here. You can also browse the museum’s 25,000 works of art and find additional resources online at DMA at Home.
  • Dallas Blooms at the Dallas Arboretum
    Join the garden online for a weekly showcase of its beautiful outdoor spaces as well as tips on gardening and other nature activities. You can find these at @dallasarboretum on Instagram and the content will also be shared on Facebook. The garden has also taken Dallas Blooms virtual! You can join in on the tour using Facebook Live and Instagram.
  • Dallas Contemporary
    Experience the Dallas Contemporary from home with a virtual tour of the museum’s current exhibit, JOËL ANDRIANOMEARISOA Serenade is Not Deadas well as a variety of at home activities, like word searches, art projects and a Spotify playlist.
  • Nasher Sculpture Center
    The Nasher has plenty of ways to experience art online. Learn about the museum’s current exhibit, Pieta by Barry X Ball here or check out the Nasher’s YouTube page for fun and educational videos featuring, artists talks, exhibition previews, kid-friendly programming and more. Visit the museum’s website for additional activities, projects and lessons.

VIRTUAL LEARNING

  • Follow the Dallas Heritage Village on Facebook for historical facts about the city and other interesting tidbits.
  • The Dallas Historical Society presents online exhibit, Polly Smith: Images of Texas, an Online Exhibit of Texas Centennial Photography.
  • The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum hosts weekly virtual iRead adult book club meetup every Monday, and is currently working on a variety of additional online programming. Learn more here.
  • The Dallas Zoo is using its social media channels to #BringTheZooToYou with virtual tours, chats with staff and more. Visit their website for coloring pages, activities and additional content.
  • Follow Klyde Warren Park on social media @klydewarrenpark for information on virtual workout, dance and yoga classes.
  • The Perot Museum of Nature and Science Amaze Your Brain at Home program lets you explore nature and science at home and in your backyard – all while using the most common household objects. Learn more here. If you didn’t get a chance to check out Origins: Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind, you can get a virtual 360 tour of the exhibit here.
  • Spark! has launched Spark Creative at Home, a new online series of programs designed to keep children engaged in the creative process, problem solving, and education from the safety of their homes. Check out the videos here.
  • The State Fair of Texas has online curriculum that combines the unique culture of the Fair with Texas history and agriculture, as well as STEM subjects for grades 4th through 12th.
  • OAC Virtual Programs