Calendar

Format: 4/18/14

Homeschool Class for Families: Earth Day

Thursday, April 24, 11:00 a.m.

Parents and children learn about works of art together in the galleries, participate in hands-on activities as a family, and create a work of art together in the Art Studio. During the program, parents learn techniques and skills for creating their own educational experiences in the gallery.

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Jazz in the Atrium

Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Every Thursday evening, enjoy live jazz concerts by some of the area's greatest musicians, and join us for a casual dinner and cocktails in the DMA Cafe. FREE admission to performance; food and cocktails available for purchase.

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NEW! UA Maker Club (ages 13-19)

Selected Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Do you like to make things, or just want to learn how? Hang out with other people who share your passion and explore a mix of traditional art and tech-based materials through open-ended independent projects and guided workshops. No experience necessary.

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C3 Artistic Encounter with Amie Adelman

Thursday, April 24th 6:30pm

Saturate yourself in this hands-on fabric dyeing workshop with guest artist Amie Adelman. Explore the beautiful textiles from the DMA's collection and create your own dyed work of art! 

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S. E. Hinton

Thursday, April 24, 7:00 p.m.

The Outsiders has sold over 14 million copies and ranks as a classic, still widely regarded as one of the most important books in the young adult genre. S. E. Hinton first published the novel in 1967, when she was 18, inspired by class conflicts she experienced in her high school. The central themes of the book include friendship, loyalty, and the message that money doesn’t buy happiness. In April 2014, Big D Reads will distribute 20,000 copies and encourage the entire city to read and talk about the novel.

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Autism Awareness Family Celebrations

Saturday, April 26, 9:00 - 11:00 am

Enjoy a morning with robots! The DMA is partnering with the Perot Museum of Nature and Science to offer activities with robots. Create artwork with a scribble-bot in the studio or learn about how robots work with a variety of working robots in our courtyard. Relax in our quiet, TWU sensory room and experience an interactive performance with our music therapist -- all before public hours.

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Bancroft Family Concerts

Selected Saturdays

Presented in partnership with the Fine Arts Chamber Players
Saturday, April 26, 3:00 p.m.
An afternoon of beautiful trios by Beethoven, Shostakovich, and Mendelssohn performed by Verlaine Trio members violinist Maria Schleuning, cellist Jolyon Pegis, and pianist Liudmila Georgievskaya.

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Timothy Egan

Tuesday, April 29, 7:30 p.m.

Timothy Egan will share stories from his National Book Award-winning book, "The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl," which Walter Cronkite hailed as “can’t-put-it-down-history.” The New York Times says, “Egan uses the past powerfully to explain and give dimension to the present.” At this event he will do so by discussing the land and water conservation issues evoked in Alexandre Hogue’s bleak Dust Bowl landscapes currently on view at the DMA as well as those that threaten our future.

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