Format: 4/24/14

Toddler Art: Set Sail

June 6, 10, or 13, 11:00 a.m. - Noon

For 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. We will explore works of art in the Museum galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo’s Nest, the Museum’s kid-friendly space. Taught by Museum Education staff. Class size is limited to eighteen children.

When classes are filled, please e-mail to be placed on the waiting list.

In June, jump aboard and prepare for smooth sailing as we explore boats and the ocean in art.


Texas Bound II

Saturday, June 7, 7:30 p.m.

Don’t miss an evening of stories about the etiquette of gift-giving according to Ellen DeGeneres, the challenges of a marriage after a soldier returns home from war, a father striving to help his daughter through the grief of losing her mother, and a hilarious and irreverent take on a weight loss experiment that goes horribly awry. Read by Reis Myers McCormick (Faculty at K.D. Conservatory), Jessica Turner (American Conservatory Theater), Elizabeth Mitchell ("Lost" and "Revolution"), and Chamblee Ferguson (Dallas Theater Center).


Summer Art Camp: artLAB

June 9-13, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Grab your paintbrush and your test tubes as we mix science and art through creative experiments in our studio/lab. Budding art-scientists will make erupting art, learn about chromatography, create their own snowballs and so much more. Results of our investigations will be phenomenal!

Ages: 4-5        Teacher: Rachel Moss


C3 Open Studio

Sunday, June 15, 1:30 p.m.

Experiment in an open studio environment with materials provided for you to continue projects or explore new ones. For an adult audience only (18+).

C3 Open Studio is FREE, but reservations are required. Reserve your ticket online in advance to guarantee your spot.


Summer Art Camp: The Artist in You

June 16-20, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Become an art expert and learn how to spot the differences between a Monet and a Mondrian! We’ll explore the -isms and -scapes of art—impressionism, cubism, cityscapes, seascapes and more—as we create personal pieces inspired by the masters. Investigate van Gogh’s expressive landscapes, Monet’s soft color palette, and Picasso’s fractured cubist still life. Play with color, perspective, dots and lines to make your own treasures and discover the artist in you!

Ages: 6-8       Teacher: Valerie Jiede


Summer Art Camp: Animation: Moving Sculptures

June 16-20, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Bring your artwork to life! In this hands-on animation camp, campers will design and build their own sets, props and characters and then bring them to life through the art of animation. Presented in collaboration with the Dallas Video Association and led by Dallas VideoFest Director Bart Weiss, this camp will give you the tools you need to create your own animated short video.

Ages: 9-12 Teacher: Bart Weiss
Please note this is an all-day camp.


Summer Art Camp: Collage and Mixed-Up Media

June 16-20, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Raid the art supply cabinet and get ready to make art out of practically everything! Use a variety of techniques and media to create fun and unique works of art inspired by daily gallery visits. Paint, print, collage, weave and build 3-D sculptures. Enjoy creating with textures, patterns and layers of design—the possibilities are endless!

Ages: 6-8       Teacher: Valerie Jiede


Cristina Henríquez

Friday, June 20th 7:00pm

Named one of “Fiction’s New Luminaries” by Virginia Quarterly Review, Cristina Henríquez is author of "The World in Half and Come Together, Fall Apart: A Novella and Stories," which was a New York Times Editors’ Choice Selection. Her forthcoming novel, "The Book of Unknown Americans," offers a resonant new definition of what it means to be American.


Oral Fixation

Friday, June 20th 9:00pm

Oral Fixation, Dallas’ hit storytelling series, will head to the DMA to explore the true, personal stories of seven recent American immigrants, straight from the horse’s mouth. Their journeys and their voices will inspire you, surprise you, and quite possibly break your heart. "Oral Fixation: An Obsession with True Life Tales" is produced and hosted by Nicole Stewart.