Departments

Building on the history of the Dallas Woman’s Forum, where Departments were established to allow members to focus on areas of interest and influence, the Forum currently has 5 Departments: Literary, Music, Culinary, Art, and DWF Linked.

Literary

The purpose of the Literary Department is to enlighten and entertain our members and to celebrate Texas and Texas writers. The Department has meetings organized as study groups or brown bag lunch programs with author speakers. For more information about the Literary Department and its events, visit the Literary Department page or contact the Department Chair at LiteraryDept@DallasWomansForum.org.

Music

The Music Department’s purpose is to raise money in order to purchase musical instruments and other necessities for the music program at the Birdie Alexander Elementary School.  To this end, the Department sponsors two programs during the year;  a musical soiree in an intimate setting, and a variety show performed in a Cabaret-like setting. For more information about the Music Department and its events, visit the Music Department page or contact the Department Chair at MusicDept@DallasWomansForum.org.

Culinary

The Culinary Department of the Dallas Woman’s Forum celebrates and educates its members on cuisine and wine. The department formed in 2011 with A Wine Around the World wine tasting as the inaugural event. The Culinary Department runs the Holiday Cafe for the annual Holiday Home Tour. For more information about the Culinary Department and its events, visit the Culinary Department page or contact the Department Chair at CulinaryDept@DallasWomansForum.org.

Art

The Art Department of the Dallas Woman’s Forum is responsible for acquisition, maintenance and restoration of the collection of Early Texas Art owned by the Forum. The Forum owns more than twenty-four paintings by Texas artists, most from the 1920s and 1930s. Antiques at the Alexander featuring lectures by local antique experts, informal appraisals, and a raffle is one of the department’s most successful events. For more information about the Art Department and its events, visit the Art Department page or contact the Department Chair at ArtDept@DallasWomansForum.org.

DWF Linked

The DWF Linked Department of the Dallas Woman’s Forum will provide networking, information, and community outreach for women in all stages of their careers and lives. This department, established in 2017, was formed to serve busy women whose schedules require and evening meeting time. For more information about the DWF Linked Department and its events, visit the DWF Linked Department page or contact the Department Chair at Inquiries@DallasWomansForum.org.