First Tuesday

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






April 4: Flower Power


Art-Making Activity
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Art Studio, C3
Drop in and use crayons, glue, and cupcake liners to create a beautiful bouquet.

Meet Arturo
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Arturo's Nest, C3
Say hello to Arturo, the Museum's family mascot. Don't forget to write him a letter!

Flower Exploration Stations
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Tech Lab, C3
Touch, smell, and see the beauty of flowers by exploring sensory play stations. Look at flowers with a magnifying glass, create a garden out of play dough, play a flower-themed matching game, and more!

Pop-Up Art Spot
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Museum galleries
Visit our cart for creative games and activities in the galleries.

Sounds of Nature with Cindy Horstman
11:30 a.m.–noon, C3 Theater
Hear the sounds of nature transformed into beautiful music in this kid-friendly performance by harpist Cindy Horstman. After the performance, take a turn playing in our kid orchestra with rhythm instruments!

BooksmART with Erin and Philip C. Stead
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Horchow Auditorium, tickets required
Go behind the scenes of some of your favorite picture books with author-illustrators Erin and Philip C. Stead. Hear stories from this dynamic duo and learn about the art of creating pictures that tell a story. Book signing will follow their talk. Tickets available for purchase in advance here or on the day of the event at Will Call.

Blooms & Bouquets Family Tour
12:15–12:45 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance
Take a stroll through our art flower garden and search for your favorite blooms in this interactive tour led by education staff. Tours will be offered in English and Spanish.

Story Time with the Dallas Public Library
1:00–1:30 p.m., C3 Theater
Listen to enchanting stories told by our librarian friends.