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)

April 4: Flower Power
May 2: Cinco de Mayo

At the April 4 First Tuesday, we are pleased to welcome award-winning children's authors and illustrators Erin and Philip C. Stead for a book talk and signing. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.

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


Upcoming First Tuesdays

Format: 3/24/17

First Tuesday

Tuesday, April 4, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Roses are red, violets are blue, you can find flowers in art of every hue! Celebrate Earth Day and the power of flowers with art-making activities, story time, family tours, and more in this fun-filled day designed specifically for children ages 5 and under.


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.