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Events & Activities

Summer Thinking by Seward Johnson 1989 The Seward Johnson Atelier, Inc.
Summer Thinking by Seward Johnson 1989 The Seward Johnson Atelier, Inc.

Events & Activities

The Dallas Arboretum has something for everyone. Our world-class, seasonal festivals and exhibits, along with our luxurious private venues for weddings and corporate events help you reconnect with beauty.

Upcoming Events and Activities


Uninvited Advice by Seward Johnson 1992 The Seward Johnson Atelier, Inc.

Summer of Sculpture

Supported by DTPID

June 22–September 7

The Dallas Arboretum debuts artist Seward Johnson’s “Celebrating the Familiar” exhibit, a collection of 20 sculptures throughout the garden as our summer exhibition. Following a career as a painter, Johnson began sculpting. Now, more than 450 of his life-size cast bronze figures are part of museums around the world and in private collections, as well as in Times Square and Rockefeller Center in New York City, Les Halles in Paris and Via Condotti in Rome.

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Cool Thursdays Concerts

Presented by Wells Fargo

September 1–November 5

The Cool Thursdays Concert Series brings lively bands to the only music venue overlooking White Rock Lake.

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memory garden at the arboretum

The Memory Garden Project

October 2, 9, 16 & 23

Sponsored by the Darrell K Royal Research Foundation. This is a series of four classes for those in the early to middle stages of dementia or alzheimer’s.

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Cooking Classes and Demos

Hone your skills in the kitchen with our specialized classes on how to prepare gourmet dishes.

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A New Experience Each Week

As a member of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, experience unique seasonal events throughout the year and get access to members-only events.