South Dallas Cultural Center

Augusta Savage | Sculptor and Educator

(February 29, 1892 – March 26, 1962) “I have created nothing really beautiful, really lasting, but if I can inspire...

Arthello Beck Jr. | Artist and Painter

(July 17, 1941 – November 5, 2004) “I am alive, and I am Black! Therefore, I am motivated to paint...

Tina Turner | Singer, Dancer, and Actress

(Born: November 26, 1939) “If you are unhappy with anything…whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you’ll...

Sam Gilliam | Abstract Visual Artist

Sam Gilliam, an African American color field painter and lyrical abstractionist artist, passed away on June 25, 2022 at the age of 88.

A Brief History of Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States and originated from Galveston,...

Photographing with a Brownie Hawkeye

SDCC had the opportunity to shoot with a Brownie Hawkeye film camera last month with Whitney Daude from Dallas Center...

Quest for Success Award Winner – John Spriggins

The Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce nominated SDCC’s very own John Spriggins as an awardee for this year’s Quest for...

Creating Colorful Gardens

In collaboration with Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA), workshop attendees, young and young-at-heart, created colorful pieces to display in their garden, front...

Outside the Box, An Intro to Abstract Art

On May 18, workshop participants learned about the basic elements and principles of design, explore different mediums and created their...

The Art Inspired Healing Festival

The month of May is also Mental Health Awareness Month, and 2 Inspire Peace Inc. of the Art Inspired Healing Collective brought the...

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