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Things To Do In Dallas This August!

Updated: Aug 25, 2021


 

August Dollar Days Aug. 1–31 | Dallas Arboretum

For the entire month, visitors can tour the Arboretum’s grounds (including A Woman’s Garden, with its sculpture and infinity pool) for $2, with parking discounted to $5. Food and drink specials include $1 sodas, juice, and Popsicles; $2 root beer floats and hot dogs; and $4 brownie sundaes.


Focus On: Henry Ossawa Tanner Aug. 17–Jan. 2, 2022 | Dallas Museum of Art

This exhibition of painter Henry Ossawa Tanner’s work demonstrates how the artist’s utilization of biblical themes grew throughout his acclaimed career. The Thankful Poor and Christ and His Mother Studying the Scriptures (pictured) are key examples of his incorporation of familial and religious upbringings in his practice.


Vitruvian Nights Live Aug. 12 & 26 | Vitruvian Park

Catch Matchbook 20 (a Matchbox Twenty tribute band, naturally) on August 12 at this free music and entertainment series at Vitruvian Park in Addison. Two weeks later, Emerald City headlines to close out the month.


Dog Days of Summer Aug. 4, 11, 18 & 25 | MUTTS Canine Cantina

Every Wednesday, the dog-friendly food-and-drink franchise provides ice baths and refreshing water activities for pets to combat the summer heat. Their owners can cool off with $4 draft beer specials.


Van Gogh The Immersive Experience

August 25 to November 28 |Globe Life Park in Arlington

A 360º digital art exhibition in Dallas that invites you to step into the universe of the Dutch genius, Vincent van Gogh. It is brought to you by the organizers of a collection of widely successful exhibitions present in cities across Europe, Asia and the Americas..



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