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Dallas Zoo Introduces Paw Prints Art Show On Mother’s Day Weekend
Apr 29, 2013

Mother’s Day weekend is about to get wild with the new Paw Prints Art Show at the Dallas Zoo on May 11 and 12, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Stroll among tents filled with fine art, including paintings, sculpture, ceramics, wood carvings, photography, and hand-crafted jewelry while viewing wildlife in natural settings. Admission to the Paw Prints Art Show, presented by XL Executive Lounge and MiNi CAFÉ, is included with Zoo admission.

In addition to fine art, the Paw Prints Art Show exhibition area will feature unique paintings created by Dallas Zoo residents through animal enrichment programs. Proceeds from the sale of animal art will benefit the Zoo’s conservation programs. Enjoy live music with Russ Lowry and the Expressions at Cat Green. Relax at the wine patio overlooking Flamingo Pond. Dine at restaurants and food carts throughout the park. Or just enjoy a day at the Zoo. Make Mom’s day truly special with reservations for Sunday brunch, available for an additional fee.


Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday

Invite Mom to our special Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 12, from 9 to noon. Let Chef Dan do all the work so Mom can enjoy the day with her family. Choose your favorites from our buffet, which will feature hand-carved pork tenderloin, smoked salmon, quiches, fruit parfaits, wild hibiscus mimosas, and much more. After brunch, visit our photographer for a free souvenir family photo for Mom and then head over to the Diane and Hal Brierley Giraffe Ridge at Giants of the Savanna for an opportunity to feed the giraffes for free. 

Reservations are required for Sunday brunch. The cost, which includes Zoo admission on Sunday as well as one family photo and one giraffe feeding, is $29.99 ($39.99 non-members) for ages 12 to 64, $25.99 ($35.99 non-members) for ages 3 to 11 and 65+, and free for ages 2 and younger: Visit ZooTickets.DallasZoo.com and click “Buy Tickets” (on the lower right corner) to guarantee your space now or call 469.554.7470 for reservations.

Artists with questions about the show should contact: Amy Glover, Dallas Zoological Society Volunteer Services Manager, Amy.Glover@DallasZoo.com or call 469.554.7450.