Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. Throughout the month: “The Arts of Ghana,” 500 examples of utilitarian, cult, and state art; and “The Architecture of O’Neil Ford,” a collection of photos, models, and sketches of the San Antonio architect’s work. Three “mini-museums,” special collections of small objects, open June 28. Pop artist Claes Oldenburg offers “The Mouse Museum” and “The Ray Gun Wing,” a conglomeration of toys and souvenirs intended as a microcosm of American culture. “The Museum of Drawers,” collected by Swiss artist Herbert Distal, is a cabinet containing miniatures by 500 European and American artists of the Sixties and Seventies. 10-5 Tuesday through Saturday, 1-5 Sunday. Fair Park. 421-4187.
Amon Carter Museum. Through the 25th, pictures by Southwestern photographer Laura Gilpin. Through the 16th, examples of American impressionist art, featuring the works of Charles and Maurice Prendergast. Two exhibitions open June 1. In the main gallery, selections from the museum’s permanent collection, featuring the works of Georgia O’Keeffe, John Marin, Stuart Davis, Winslow Homer, Martin Johnson Heade, Fitz Hugh Lane, and Albert Bierstadt. A traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian shows how paintings are authenticated scientifically. 10-5 Tuesday through Saturday, 1-5:30 Sunday. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth. (817)738-9215.
Fort Worth Art Museum. Through June 11, drawings, photographs, and designs by Lawrence Halperin; a laser sculpture by Rockne Krebs; and “Light on Fort Worth,’” a photograph collection. Opening the 25th, selections from the permanent collection of American art, 1900-1940. 10-5 Tuesday through Saturday, 1-5 Sunday. 1309 Montgomery. (817) 738-9215.
University of Dallas. Art by U of D students will be on display all summer in the University Gallery, Haggar Center. Gallery hours 11-3 Monday through Friday, 12-4 Saturday and Sunday. 3113 University Ave., Irving. 438-1123.
International Children’s Art Exhibition. June 23 through July 4, 300 paintings and drawings, culled from thousands of entries, will be on display in North-Park mall.
Adelle M. Fine Art. Landscape paintings by Santa Fe artist Doug Atwill, 9-5 weekdays, 1-5 Sundays. 3317McKinney Ave. 526-0800.
The Afterimage Photographic Gallery. Photographs by Artur Rubinstein’s daughter Eva. 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday. The Quadrangle, 2800 Routh. 748-2521.
Allen Street. Show by NTSU graduate photography students, June 4-17. Non-juried photo exhibition opens June 18. 2817 Allen Street. 742-5207.
Brentano’s. “The Whimsical World of Sargent.” prints by Robert Sargent, through June 15. A collection of Marc Chagall’s most recent lithographs, on display through June 30. 10-9, Monday-Saturday. NorthPark. 369-8904.
Contemporary. Annual “Master Graphics” show opening June 1 and running through July. Featuring works by Picasso, Chagall, Dine, Calder, and Stella. 10:30-5, Monday through Saturday. 2425 Cedar Springs. 747-0141.
Cushing. Through June 20, watercolors and ceramics by Charles McGough. Wildlife scenes in watercolors, oils, and acrylics, opening June 25. Monday through Saturday 10:30-4:30. 2723 Fairmount. 747-0497.
DW Co-op. “Wearable Works,” featuring art that can be worn (see “Windfalls” in last month’s D Magazine), through June 22. 11-5, Tuesday through Saturday. 3305 McKinney. 526-3240.
Florence. Portraits and landscapes by Silvestro Pistolesi through June 30. 10-5, Monday through Friday. 2500 Cedar Springs. 748-6463.
Phillips. American and French landscape painting by Manes Lichtenberg. 10-5, Monday through Saturday. 2517 Fairmount. 748-7888.
Quadrangle Galleries. Wildlife paintings by John Boone. 10-5:30, Monday through Saturday. The Quadrangle, 2800 Routh. 748-9488.
2719 Gallery. Sculpture by Galveston artist David W. Moore. 11-5, Tuesday through Saturday; 2-5 Sunday. 2719 Routh. 748-2094.
Valley House. Naive paintings by Charles Wysocki. 10-5, Monday through Friday. 6616 Spring Valley Road. 239-2441.
Dallas Theater Center. The Firekeeper runs through June 10. Mark Medoff’s drama about a priest in New Mexico in the Thirties features Preston Jones and John Figlmiller. Opening June 20, The Royal Family, a comedy about a theater family much like the Barrymores. Witty dialogue by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber. 3636 Turtle Creek, 526-8920.
Dallas Summer Musicals. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, MGM’s 1954 Western retelling of the rape of the Sabine women, closed out the big movie musical era with style. Jane Powell and Howard Keel, the stars of the movie, bring a stage version to Dallas June 6-18. The 20th through the 25th, California Suite, yet another romantic comedy by Neil Simon (Goodbye Girt). Mitzi Gaynor sings and dances the 27th through July 2. All performances in the Fair Park Music Hall, tickets at the Fair Park box office, 6031 Berkshire Lane. Season tickets available in May.
Theatre Three. Otherwise Engaged, a thought-provoking comedy that was a hit in London a couple of years ago. June 13-July 15. The Quadrangle, 2800 Routh, 263-0644.
Dallas Repertory Theatre closes the season with Gilbert and Sullivan’s Mikado, June 8 through July 9. Performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8:15, Sunday afternoons at 3. NorthPark Hall, reservations 369-8966.
Casa Manana. Ruta Lee, Fort Worth’s top box-office draw, returns in Call Me Madam. (Ethel Merman played the lead – a highrolling Washington hostess – in the 1959 movie version of this Irving Berlin musical.) June 12-24. June 26 through July 8, Van Johnson stars in Damn Yankees. For reservations call (817) 332-6221. 3101 W. Lancaster, Fort Worth.
Hip Pocket Theatre. Good reviews last summer for its outdoor production of Tarzan of the Apes (more or less by Edgar Rice Burroughs) have prompted the group to try The Return of Tarzan this summer. Done in a combination comic book-radio play style, the production will run June 22 through July 29. Through June 10 they’ll be performing Peter Pan, script (again, after a fashion) by James Barrie. Performances at 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with supper served before the show at the Backdoor Restaurant. 9524 Highway 80 West, Fort Worth. (817) 244-9994 or 244-9869.
New Arts Theatre Company. Happy End, by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, runs through the 25th. 2829 W. Northwest Highway, 350-5979.
Arlington Community Theater. Enter Laughing, by Carl Reiner and Joseph Stein, the farce that launched Alan Arkin’s career, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:15, June 9-24. Call (817) 261-8295 for reservations. Arlington Community Center, 2800 S. Center St.
St. Mark’s School. Two productions from Summerstage, St. Mark’s professional theater study program. The 23rd and 24th, Pygmalion, directed by Michael Bennett. June 30 and July 1, Truman Capote’s Grass Harp, directed by Ryland Merkey (who directed Equus at the Theater Center). Performances in the Decherd Arts Center at St. Mark’s, 10600 Preston Road. Call 363-6491 for reservations.
Windmill Dinner Theater. June 6 through July 12, “Minsky’s Burlesque ’78.” The press release says they’re “back by popular demand.” 6532 E. Northwest Highway, 363-4455.
SMU Young Artists Program. June 12-29, classes in drawing, painting, print-making, photography, sculpture and ceramics for ages 4-18. Preschool classes $25; all others $55. Register at the Owen Art Center, SMU.
The Willows School. Summer day camp for ages 3 to 7, instruction in swimming, sports, art, drama, and music. 6318 Willow Lane, June 5-16 and June 26-July 7. Call Lorraine Lee at 661-5345.
Haymarket Theatre offers three weeks of workshops in puppetry June 13-28. Classes in design and manipulation of handpuppets and marionettes are for ages 6 through 18; tuition is $50. 12215 Coit Road, 233-1958.
Greenhill School. “Robots to Rainbows to Me,” classes in music, art, and drama for ages 9 to 14, June 7-July 14. Tuition $160. A second session for ages 6 to 8 will be held July 17-28; tuition is $90. For more information call 661-1211, extension 57.
Camp Fire Girls. June 5-16, day camps for girls ages 6 to 17. Outdoor cooking, crafts, games, and special programs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. One- and two-week resident camping sessions, June 1 through July, at Camp Ellowi in Cedar Hill and Camp Wilderness in Palestine. Call the Camp Fire Girls office, 638-2240.
UT/Dallas. Movies on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. In June, see Harold and Maude (the 2nd), Chinatown (the 9th), and King Kong (the new version, on the 21st). Showsat7:30 and 9:30 in Founders North Auditorium. Call 690-2945 for a complete schedule.
Granada Theater. The Edison Theater people have taken over the old Granada’s more spacious and elegant quarters at 3524 Greenville Ave. Same Edison program, though: a new double feature every two days. Call 823-9610.
Lakewood Theater. Double features for a dollar. Abrams Road at Gaston Avenue. Call 821-5706 for titles.
Summertop at NorthPark. The Dallas Symphony presents its fourth summer pops festival June 14 through July 23. Headliners include comic raconteur Bill Cosby, pop singer Dionne Warwick, jazz singer Sarah Vaughan (accompanied by Peter Nero), Woody Herman and his big band (the Thundering Herd), conductors Erich Kunzel and Eduardo Mata, Fer-rante and Teicher, Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’88 (Sergio plays bossa nova on synthesizer now), New Orleans clarinetist Pete Fountain, and Tammy Wynette. They have improved ventilation in the big tent, so you can leave your oxygen bottle at home. Series tickets from $18 (general admission) to $75 (reserved tables). DSO box office in Titche’s lower level at NorthPark, 692-0203.
One Main Place hosts a free concert at noon each Friday in June, funded by the Central Business District Association, Dallas Park Department, First City Bank, and Equitable Life. June 2, jazz, rock, and bluegrass by St. Elmo’s Fire; the 9th, Texas Square and Round Dancers; the 16th, Toni Beck, David Kirby and the Dallas Repertory Dance Company; the 23rd, jazz by the Steve Bayless Orchestra; and, on the 30th, the 4th Marine Aircraft Wing Drum and Bugle Corps.
Dallas Chamber Opera Society. Mozart’s “Cosi fan Tutte,” Friday, June 2nd at 8 p.m. and Sunday the 4th at 4 p.m. University Theater, UT/Dallas, 2610 N. Floyd Road. Call 691-6067.
Granny’s Dinner Playhouse. June 6-11, Danny Davis and the Nashville Brass (you heard ’em on “Hee-Haw”). June 13-18, The New Brubeck Quartet -jazz pianist Dave and his three sons. The 20th through the 25th, Ray Charles, who just keeps on getting better. 12205 Coit Road. Call 239-0153 for reservations.
Baseball/Texas Rangers. Arlington Stadium. All games begin at 7:35 p.m. except twi-night doubleheaders (TN), which begin at 5:35 p.m. Tickets: Reserved $5-$6; bleachers $2 adults, $ 1.50 children 13 & under. Call 265-3331.
June 1 vs. Minnesota Twins
June 6, 7, 8 vs. Kansas City Royals
June 9, 10, 11 vs. Chicago White Sox
June 16 (TN), 17, 18 vs. Toronto Blue Jays
June 19, 20, 22 vs. Oakland As
June 23 (TN), 24, 25 vs. California Angels
Lacrosse. June 6, Ownby Stadium, 7:15 p.m. Johns Hopkins University, a perennial college lacrosse power, meets the Southwest Lacrosse Association All-Stars in the American Heart Association’s Charity game. This match promises to be the most important lacrosse event ever staged in this area, in hopes of planting the local seed for a budding national sport. Tickets $2 adults, 50￠ kids 16 & under. For information, call Don New-bury, 823-1310.
Rodeo. “Let’s Ride Herd on Multiple Sclerosis,” June 11, 3 to 6 p.m. at Fair Park Coliseum. Sponsored by Walt Garrison, Chuck and Nancy Howley, and KBOX. Country and Western singer Moe Bandy will perform. $4 general admission, $7 for reserved seats. Tickets at Sears. For special reserve boxes call the Multiple Sclerosis Society office, 231-8031.
Rodeo/North Texas High School Rodeo Association Finals. June 8, 9, 10 at Will Rogers Coliseum, 8 p.m. Advance tickets $2.50 at Amusement Ticket Service; at the gate $3.50. For information, call 58,9-1112.
Rodeo/Mesquite Championship Rodeo. Every Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., April through September. Off LBJ at Military Parkway Exit. Box seats $4; general admission $3 adults, $1.50 children 12 & under. 285-8777.
Soccer/Dallas Tornado. Ownby Stadium, SMU, 8 p.m. Tickets $3-$8. 750-0900. June 7 vs. Ft. Lauderdale Strikers
June 17 vs. San Jose Earthquakes
June 24 vs. Memphis Rogues
Track and Field/ARCO Jesse Owens Games. June 7, Sprague Field (Boulder and Gibbs Williams Road), 9 a.m. Competition for boys and girls, ages 10-15. For entry forms and information, call 428-3741.
Thoroughbred Horseracing/Louisiana Downs. Louisiana Downs opens its new racing season on June 30 (running through November 26). Post time 1:15 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Grandstand $1, Clubhouse $2.50. Hwy. 80 East, Bossier City, Louisiana. Call toll free, (800)551-8622.