Dallas Contemporary


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161 Glass Street

Dallas, TX 75207

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Chit Chat: Aaron Parazette & John Pomara

Artist Aaron Parazette and Dallas painter John Pomara will have a chat about Aaron’s current exhibition of a 150 foot wall painting and extensive selection […]

Aaron Parazette

Houston hard-edge master Parazette shows recent text paintings opposite a brand new, very long, gray wall painting.

Jennifer Rubell: Nutcrackers

18 giant nutcrackers in the form of life-sized nude women, and one ton of Texas pecans. One guess where you put the nuts.

Jason Brooks

The first exhibition at a contemporary art institution by tattoo artist Jason Brooks, owner of Great Wave Tattoo in Austin, Texas. A short documentary film […]

Here. There. & Beyond.

The Dallas Contemporary presents the exhibition Here. There. & Beyond., curated by 2010 Legends honoree Joan Davidow. The exhibition initiates Dallas Contemporary’s pledge to expand […]

New Sounds for a New Space

The Dallas Contemporary holds a one night only site-specific music performance on Thursday, October 7 at 8 pm. New Sounds for a New Space is […]

y@161 kick off party

Dallas Contemporary’s new group, y@161, offers events and programming geared toward 20- and 30- somethings interested in contemporary art. Join the group at Meddlesome Moth […]

Seedlings: Nature. Industry. Productivity.

Dallas Contemporary unleashes SEEDLINGS, an exhibition curated by New York- based Regine Basha. The artists selected by Basha address the environment and society’s relationship to […]

James Gilbert: Warnings & Instructions

OMG the Dallas Contemporary is having a show!! Does this mean… they exist? The invite says to "dress warmly." Given that we hear their cavernous […]

Vernon Fisher: Dead Reckoning

Vernon Fisher has been selected as the Dallas Contemporary’s 17th Annual Legends honoree. In addition to the exhibit, there will also be a cocktail attire […]

Viewfinder: New Images by Texas Artists

Curated by Austinites Arturo Palacios of Art Palace, and Risa Puleo, Assistant Curator at the Blanton Museum, Viewfinder features work by 16 artists from all […]

Joseph Havel: Two Sheets (to the wind)

Texas favorite and the Glassell School Director Joseph Havel is being honored as a Dallas Contemporary Legend! Don’t miss this exhibit!

Click Chicks + mostly women photographers

Didn’t get enough at FotoFest this year? Check out this diverse photography exhibit including work by Deborah Bay, Alejandra Chaverri, Naomi Harris, Kyung Duk Kim, […]

Real Time: Mobile Phone Video

"Real Time" is curated by Dean Terry and John Pomara, and includes work by inter.sect, Kirsten Macy, Doreen Maloney, Marisa Olson, Marjorie & Ludwig Schwarz, […]

Open Doors Collective: Expansion

Six large-scale installations from the Austin-based collective. If you have a moment, follow the links for the artists — Nancy Brown, Hunter Cross, Terra Goolsby, […]

World View: Diverse Artists

Includes: Nicole Antebi, Ricky A Armendariz, Christine Chin, Sasha Dela, Donna Huanca, Sean A. Iba

24 Hr Art Blast

A 24-hour art party with: floats, sushi, pizza, red-eye breakfast, dance party, yoga and capoeira! Come join in on the annual member exhibition celebration!!!

Reality Bytes: Narrative Videos

Co-curated by John Pomara, Dean Terry and Joan Davidow. Includes: Marc Aschenbrenner, SUE.C [Sue Costabile], Brian Edwards, Sara Ishii, Mary Magsamen & Stephan Hillerbrand, Christi […]