Adult Workshops

C3 Adult Art Workshops

Join us for C3 Artistic Encounters, the Open Studio, and Think Creatively in the Center for Creative Connections (C3) to experience art in new ways! C3 adult workshops are held in the Center for Creative Connections Art Studio or Tech Lab (unless otherwise noted). Registration is required. Click here to register for classes. Experts and beginners welcome! Please contact or call 214-922-1311 for questions about C3 Adult Programs.

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Meaningful Moments 

Designed specifically for individuals with early stage dementia and their family members or caregivers, Meaningful Moments is a monthly program that includes a gallery discussion, an interactive component, and an art-making activity in the Art Studio. Participants will have the chance to relax and connect with art in the galleries, share stories, and gain inspiration.

The program is free, but reservations are required and space is limited. For more information click here or e-mail

Upcoming Adult Workshops

Format: 7/25/14

C3 Artistic Encounter with Natalie Macellaio

Sunday, July 27, 1:30 p.m.

Join us as guest metalsmith Natalie Macellaio shares her creative process and understanding of jewelry techniques. This workshop will allow visitors to have a hands-on art-making experience based on the works of art in the show From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith.

For ages 18 and older


C3 Artistic Encounter with James Thurman

Sunday, August 17, 1:30 p.m.

Wonderful wearables! After a brief visit to the inspiring Art Smith jewelry exhibition, we will return to the studio to design and create modernist-inspired wire jewelry. A variety of basic metalworking techniques used by Art Smith in the creation of his work will be explored, including bending, forming, and hammering. Each participant will have the opportunity to make his or her own piece! All materials provided.

For ages 18 and older


Think Creatively

Selected Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Give your brain a boost and discover the power to expand your creativity. Join creativity experts in this engaging workshop where you will exercise your brain with creative thinking tools and then explore your new skills with an art experience. All materials provided.