Dallas Arts Month, first launched by Mayor Mike Rawlings as Dallas Arts Week in 2013 , is a city-wide celebration of Dallas arts, held annually in the month of April. Art s Month is designed to build awareness and appreciation for the work of Dallas artists and organizations and foster creative learning and activity throughout the city. Residents and visitors are encouraged to participate in events and programming offered by art and cultural institutions from all disciplines.
For the calendar see http://www.dallasartsmonth.com/ (click on ART to see the visual-arts related events)
Arts Month 2018 is anchored by signature events — those for visual artists:
Festival of Joy
April 7, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Klyde Warren Park
Mayor’s Creative Conversation
Dallas Cultural Plan: Working Together For a Creative City
April 9, 6 – 8 p.m. at Moody Performance Hall
Dallas Art Fair
April 13 – 15
Arts Advocacy Day
Latino Cultural Center