Youth Programs

The South Dallas Cultural Center is an ideal place for creative, fun, and educational activities for children. There is always something going on for youth at the SDCC!

Join us every Saturday for FREE Saturday classes.

First class begins at 10:00 am.


Summer Arts at the Center

Beginning June 5th, 2017 students will come to the South Dallas Cultural Center for a 5 week program filled with fun, culture, and art education. Our theme for 2017 is “The Middle Passage”.  Using the cultural arts – vocal and digital music, architecture, dance, drumming, photography, creative dramatics, film, gardening, creative writing, storytelling, yoga, drawing and digital art – students will focus on the horrific journey that brought enslaved Africans to the Americas.

Students will also enjoy educational field trips to the Dallas Museum of Art, African American Museum, Blackland Ranch, Freedman Cemetery, the Old Red Court House, weekly swimming lessons, as well as, Moments with the Elders – an opportunity for students to talk with wise people in the Dallas community.

Summer Arts at the Center Application

The South Dallas Cultural Center is a program of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs. All programs are subject to change without notice. Visit for up-to-date information on scheduled events. The South Dallas Cultural Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, and/or handicapped status in employment and/or the provision of services to the general public.