Explore the arts at the Libraries

Published on August 18, 2023


The Grand Prairie Libraries host free programs in dance, theater and art.

Cara Mia Theatre Presents: Juan Inés: The Child Who Loved to Read

At 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 21 at the Main Library guests ages 6 up are invited to join us for this highly imaginative, interactive bilingual play that tells the story of Mexican poetess Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, who lived in Mexico in the 1600’s when women were discouraged from reading and writing.

Through perseverance, Sor Juana overcame many obstacles to become the most celebrated poet in Mexico’s history.

Night at the Museum: Latino Voices in Art

A pop-up, come-and-go art gallery at the Main Library featuring a mixture of art experiences and activities highlighting artists in the community. Join us Tuesday, September 26 from 5:30-7p.m.

Email Josh at jrudd@gptx.org for questions or to showcase your artwork.

Amor A Nuestra Cultura Ballet Folklórico

Come see us at the Main Library on Tuesday, October 3 at 6:30 p.m. for a Baile Folklórico Dance Performance. Experience a performance of the traditional Central American art of Baile Folklórico.

This showcase of beautiful dances and clothing from regions across Mexico highlights the distinct Indigenous, West African and Spanish influences in this uniquely Central American dance style, and is for all ages.

Late Night at the Library

Adults 21 and over are invited to Paint and Sip with us on Friday, November 17 at 6 p.m at the Warmack Library. Join us for a guided wintery painting session taught by a professional artist, wine included!

All Late Night at the Library events are for ages 21 and up, and there is a $5 cash-at-the-door cost. Email Josh at jrudd@gptx.org to register.