Current Exhibition


Playing in the Dark: Burned but not Consumed

An exhibition by Talley Williams
Gallery open January 22 –  February 27, 2021

SDCC is pleased to present the work of Talley Williams. A self-taught artist, Williams sculptural pieces are inspired by her dreams, visions, and premonitions. Her work is deeply conceptual, evoking both spirit and nature to encourage conversation and reflection. Williams is based out of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. 

NOTE: The exhibition is by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please send email request for 30 minute time slots; (5) five person maximum per 30 minute time slot to, or call 214-671-0058. We look forward to seeing you at the center.
Exhibition opens Friday Feb 22, 2020 1-5p
Thursdays 3 – 8p
Fridays 1 – 5p
Saturdays 1 – 5p






The South Dallas Cultural Center’s two visual art galleries feature innovative and thought-provoking exhibitions that address a range of social and cultural themes. Our exhibition program presents influential local, regional, and national artists such as Phoenix Savage, Pucci Lisenbee, and Ciare Elle Bryant.

South Dallas Cultural Center’s visual art galleries was named in honor of artist and long-time SDCC supporter, Arthello Beck. A South Dallas native, Beck dedicated his life to the arts and supporting African American culture. He traveled extensively, showcasing his works in cultural institutions across the world. By the 1970’s, Beck and his wife, Mae, established the Arthello Beck Gallery in Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas. Arthello Beck passed away in 2004 and our galleries became his namesake in 2007. The South Dallas Cultural Center is proud to pay tribute to Beck’s unyielding creativity and his profound affection for the culture and lives of Black people.