Visual Art

Art exhibitions at the OCCC rotate every few months, so visit often to see the best of local and national artists.


OC3 Gallery

Currently on Display

OC3: Identified (July 28 – August 31, 2018)

Oak Cliff Cultural Center is excited to present OC3: Identified, a selective retrospective exhibition of artists featured in previous years (2013 – 2017).

The Oak Cliff Cultural Center has provided gallery space for several individual artists (local/regional) and organizations resulting in furthering the evolving Dallas Art scene. OC3: Identified is a celebration of the relationships that have been built and an opportunity for our community to see the growth and development of the artists’ work.

Click HERE to see the full roster of participating artists and detailed information. 



Upcoming Exhibitions

HUMAN KIND (September 8 – October 12, 2018)

Artists Sedrick Huckaby, Jose Canepa and Kelsey Anne Heimerman exhibit large, lucious concepts of identity, through portraiture in painting. The unique interpretation of the three artists vibrantly displays and ephemeral passion for humankind. The inclusive subject matter covers all races and genders of people creating a provoking atmosphere of unity. The exhibition as a whole plays to the rhythms of painting as fiercely, elegant medium with the ability to captivate and move the viewer into moments of pure immersion in color, texture and bouquets of traditional painting as well as new innovations in contemporary painting.

Click HERE for more information regarding reception date and time.


2018 Dia de los Muertos Altares Exhibit (October 20 – November 9, 2018)

Come see the beautifully created alters of serval artists, organizations, and creative individuals who participated in this year’s 2018 Dia de los Muertos Altares Exhibit. Each particitpant created their unique interpretation of a Dia De Los Muertos Altar, consisting of both traditional and non-traditional mediums.



22nd Annual La Virgin de Guadalupe Art Exhibit (December 1 – January 4, 2019)

This popular annual exhibition honors The Virgen de Guadalupe, patron saint of Mexico. Since 1992, Jose Vargas, the curator of the exhibition, has invited talented and diverse artists every year to create expressive and imaginative works of art that pay tribute to the “dark skinned Madonna.” The show has become a tradition in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and has been praised by the public for its original renditions of the iconic religious and cultural symbol. Any person visiting this exhibition, regardless of their faith or religion, can enjoy the colorful array of works of art portraying devotional and warm-hearted artistic expressions by various individuals.


Policy for Exhibitions

Exhibitions function as an integral part of the Office of Cultural Affairs’ total program of public service, and are planned to direct the attention of the public to the artwork, services, and aims of not ony the individual artist or group, but also the Office of Cultural Affairs.