What We Support

Our organization is committed to supporting the Bath House in realizing its commitment to nurturing the arts, encouraging diversity, and strengthening community relationships.

What We Do

We're a board that is passionate about the Bath House and actively involved in its commitment to our diverse community

Encourage a Learning Environment Encourage a Learning Environment

for children and adults alike      

Sponsor Events Sponsor Events

for Dallas’ diverse cultures and the artist community at large

Foster Community Involvement Foster Community Involvement

for the uninterrupted preservation of the Landmark building      

Secure Funds Secure Funds

through fundraisers targeted to support programs and improvements

Promote Advocacy Promote Advocacy

with the City of Dallas to ensure the Bath House continues to thrive

Raise Awareness Raise Awareness

to promote the Center’s programs and events throughout Dallas  

Late Breaking News

24 Jul 2020

Call to Action to Ensure Bath House Staff Returns!

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Call to Action to Ensure Bath House Staff Returns!

Please read our letter that we sent to our subscribers.  The City of Dallas has been forced to make drastic budget cuts.  The Bath House staff has been furloughed or transferred to other City departments.  Once the renovation is completed and the pandemic subsides, the staff may not be fully restored and able to continue […]

17 Jul 2020

Read our Q2 Newsletter OnLine!

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Read our Q2 Newsletter OnLine!

The newsletter is choc-a-bloc with news, renovation update, commentary, and fun facts.  Catch up on all things Bath House here!  

16 Jul 2020

The Friends’ Quarterly “Most Interesting Person”

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The Friends’ Quarterly “Most Interesting Person”

In 2008, Artist Marty Ray was approached by DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) to design the train stop at what was then called the Carpenter Ranch Station in Las Colinas.  This past week I had the opportunity to sit down with Marty to learn more about this commission. Interviewer:  Marty, before we get into the […]

13 Jul 2020

New Renovation Photos

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New Renovation Photos

This month’s visual update on the construction along with the Building Instructor’s checking the work out.

What People Are Saying

Read the compliments from our visitors and membership

  • Denise Lee, Chanteuse, Actress

    I offer my thanks and gratitude for everything Friends of the Bath House has done to make this first season [Dallas Cabaret Series & Festival in the Underground] to make this first season, not just possible, but a huge success and we look forward to our 2nd season.

    We are committed to bringing in only the highest quality Cabaret entertainment and doing our part to shine a light on the jewel that is the Bath House Cultural Center.

    Here’s to more music!!

    - Denise Lee, Chanteuse, Actress
  • Stephan Strange & Casey Smith, Benefactors

    The Bath House has always held special memories for me, as a life-long lover of White Rock Lake, as I grew up here and returned upon retirement.  When I was a child, I squeezed between ill-fitting gates to play within its abandoned structure.  When I was a young boy, its veranda provided lessons in photographic perspective as well as fanning the flames of young love at sundown.  

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    - Stephan Strange & Casey Smith, Benefactors
  • Mark Clayton, Former Councilman, City of Dallas

    The Friends are incredible volunteers who preserve a jewel of our area selflessly and too often without thanks. They represent the best of East Dallas.

    - Mark Clayton, Former Councilman, City of Dallas
  • Marty Ray

    A Personal Story and Why I am one of the Friends of the BathHouse

    White Rock Lake is part of my earliest memories. I was born in Dallas and always lived not far from the lake. I fished and played there as a child, went to school parties at the old rock picnic shelter, twirled on the merry-go-round and slid down the slides. I played spin the bottle there as a young teen-ager and roasted hot dogs and watched the stars & moon shine on the waters.

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    - Marty Ray
  • Hope this becomes a regular event [in reference to the “Color Outside the Lines” event]. We had a wonderful time.

    - MC Munson
  • Laurie McClurg

    Where is my favorite place to show and sell my art? The Bath House Cultural Center of course. The dedicated professional staff organizes/advertises the show. The Volunteers of the Friends of the Bath House support the artists throughout the entire show. I get to meet wonderful artists & see/buy their work. And our browsers and buyers are the best!

    - Laurie McClurg