Photo from Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau
In celebration of National Preservation Month during the month of May, Preservation Dallas and its partners present a slate of free and ticketed public events, exhibits, talks, and tours will celebrate the unique historic places that make Dallas special, give it character, and distinguish it from other cities across the nation.
Below are the events that are accessible by DART. See the entire schedule of events here.
May 1, 1-3 p.m.
Fair Park Art + Architecture Scavenger Hunt
Hall of State, 3939 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75210
Discover the exciting art and architecture of historic Fair Park through a scavenger hunt for children and adult teams of up to 6 hosted by Preservation Dallas and Friends of Fair Park. You can register onsite the day of event at the blue tent in front of the Hall of State.
Via DART Rail Green Line to Fair Park Station, then walk 0.4 mile
May 2-31, Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Architectural Styles of Dallas Exhibit
Dallas City Hall, first floor lobby
1500 Marilla St., Dallas, TX 75201
Experience an engaging exhibit which highlights 27 unique architectural styles found in Dallas. The hallmarks of each style are explained through text and photographs of local examples that showcase the styles and bring the exhibit to life.
Via DART Rail Red Line or Blue Line to Convention Center Station, then walk 0.5 mile
May 4, 6:15-8 p.m.
Dallas Architecture Forum Lecture – Fred Kent
3699 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204
$20, must preregister
Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line or Orange Line to CityPlace/Uptown Station, then M-Line Trolley or walk 0.3 mile.
May 10, 6:15-8 p.m.
Dallas Architecture Forum Panel – Economics and Architecture
Dallas Center for Architecture
1909 Woodall Rodgers Frwy, Suite 100 Dallas, TX 75201
Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line to St. Paul Station, then M-Line Trolley or walk 0.5 mile down N. St. Paul Street.
May 14, 10 a.m.
Lost Dallas Walking Tour
Start at Main Street Garden
1902 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75201
$20, must preregister
Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line to St. Paul Station, then walk 0.3 mile.