• Visit Dallas Welcomes Spring with Dallas Arts Month Celebration

     
    POSTED April 5, 2019
     
  • Visit Dallas Welcomes Spring with Dallas Arts Month Celebration

     
    POSTED April 5, 2019
     
  • Visit Dallas Welcomes Spring with Dallas Arts Month Celebration

     
    POSTED April 5, 2019
     
  • Visit Dallas Welcomes Spring with Dallas Arts Month Celebration

     
    POSTED April 5, 2019
     

Every year, Dallas comes to life with the first taste of spring. And while spring is coloring the streets with its blossoming flowers and deep shades of green, Visit Dallas is adding some artwork of its own. 

Dallas Arts Month has been held annually in the month of April after it was launched by Mayor Mike Rawlings in 2013 as Dallas Arts Week. In 2017, the artful week grew into an entire month of celebrating the city's vibrant and dynamic cultural scene.

The celebration, which is for Dallas residents and visitors of all ages, includes festivals, plays, concerts, exhibitions and literary events. In addition to ticketed events, there are several community events that are free and open to the public.

Phillip Jones, Visit Dallas president and CEO, says Dallas Arts Month is great for groups visiting Dallas for business. With a plethora of galleries and museums, Jones says there's always a special exhibit or concert to check out after a meeting. Business travelers are also encouraged to extend their stay to participate in various weekend celebrations.

"Dallas Arts Month is designed to foser creative learning and activity throughout the city while building awareness and appreciation for the work of Dallas artists and organizations, " Jones says. "The month-long celebration gives a chance for the city's talented artists to showcase their work and is an opportunity for Dallas residents to discover new art experiences."

After several months of renovations, the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia-Valley Forge is now open as the Alloy – King of Prussia, a DoubleTree by Hilton.

 

After almost 20 years of vacancy, the Cook County Hospital in Chicago will be put to use once again. A $150 million adaptive reuse project restored the historic, 106-year-old hospital, which has become a combined Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotel, as well as medical offices, a museum, a food hall and more. While the opening is multi-phased, the hotels are scheduled to open in late July.  

 

Doctors, nurses, grocery store employees and more were essential to sustaining the continued stay-at-home orders that helped fight the spread of COVID-19. Such workers put their health at risk for the benefit of society, and Nakoma Resort and the Lost Sierra Chamber of Commerce want to recognize them for their efforts through the “Send Your Heroes” campaign.