African American Museum

The African American Museum at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas is currently exhibiting the work of American artist Jerry Pinkney and the exhibit, "Facing the Rising Sun: Freedman's Cemetery," on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

Matthew Busch/The Dallas Morning News

African American Museum in Fair Park

3536 Grand Ave.
Dallas, TX 75210

in Fair Park
Business Hours
  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 11:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Wednesday 11:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Thursday 11:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Friday 11:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Saturday 10:00AM – 5:00PM

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This Fair Park museum is the only of its kind in the Southwest. The 38,000-square-foot museum, built in the shape of a cross, showcases the rich heritage of black art and history in four vaulted galleries. The permanent collections include African art; African-American fine art; the Billy R. Allen Folk Art Collection; and magazine, historical, political and community archives.

Admission is free. Docent-guided tours are $3 for students and $5 for adults. The museum is closed New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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