First Tuesdays


First Tuesday programming is specifically designed for children ages five and under, but all ages are welcome. Enjoy thematic art-making activities, story times, performances, and gallery activities.

11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., first Tuesday of the month, September–May, Center for Creative Connections (C3)

Upcoming Events:

September 5: Pattern Play
October 3: Sense-sational Art
November 7: Tremendous Trees
December 5: Dreams of Snow

For more information about programs for young children, call 214-922-1312 or email


Upcoming First Tuesdays

Format: 8/20/17

First Tuesday

Tuesday, September 5, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Search for patterns in art, nature, music and more in this fun-filled day designed specifically for children ages 5 and under.


Pop-Up Art Spot

Tuesday, September 5, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot and experience art in a new way. Dress up as a character, listen to songs scored by local musicians, or imagine a fantastical landscape inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages.


The DMA Cafe Welcomes First Tuesday Families!

Featuring the Little Artists' Collection for $6.15 with a choice of House-Made Mac ’n’ Cheese, Turkey and Cheese Sandwich, PBJ Sandwich, or Grilled Cheese Sandwich. Meals include carrot sticks, Ranch dressing, fruit skewer, blueberry yogurt, and choice of drink.