Summer Family Fun

 

DMA Family Summer Experiences

Enjoy a new experience each day! Make family connections and memories with works of art as you enjoy story time, guided tours, and drop-in art making. Free and fun for all ages!

Programs begin on June 12 and run through August 10. No programs on July 4.

Daily Activities:

Art Spot
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Center for Creative Connections (C3)

Find inspiration in works of art from the DMA's collection while you build sculptures with magnetic blocks, sketch in the gallery, and more.

Family Gallery Guides
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Family Fun Cart, Level 1 near the Blue Elevators

Go on an adventure through the galleries! Pick up a family gallery guide and learn fun facts, play matching games, and find inspiration in selected works of art in the collection.

Featured Activities:

TUESDAYS

Story Time
Noon–12:30 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance

From tall tales and legends to daring adventures and fairy tales, every work of art has a story! Join the DMA Teen Ambassadors to hear stories read aloud in the galleries.

​Pop-Up Art Spot
2:00–​4:00 p.m., Find the Pop-Up Art Spot on Level 1 in June, Level 3 in July, and Level 2 in August (through August 10)

​Take a creative break in the galleries! Stop by to find fun activities for all ages at the Pop-Up Art Spot cart.

Family Tours
2:00–​2:30 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance

​Explore works of art in the Museum's collection through movement, sketching, stories, and more in this interactive tour led by DMA Teen Ambassadors.

 

WEDNESDAYS

Story Time
​Noon–12:30 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance

​From tall tales and legends to daring adventures and fairy tales, every work of art has a story! Join the DMA Teen Ambassadors to hear stories read aloud in the galleries.

Pop-Up Art Spot
2:00–​4:00 p.m., Level 1, The Power of Gold exhibition, Special exhibition ticket required
​Learn about Asante goldweights through drawing activities, a memory game, and more at this special exhibition Pop-Up Art Spot.

Family Tours
2:00–​2:30 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance
​Explore works of art in the Museum's collection through movement, sketching, stories, and more in this interactive tour led by DMA Teen Ambassadors.

 

THURSDAYS

Story Time
​Noon–12:30 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance
​From tall tales and legends to daring adventures and fairy tales, every work of art has a story! Join the DMA Teen Ambassadors to hear stories read aloud in the galleries.

Pop-Up Art Spot
2:00–4:00 p.m., Find the Pop-Up Art Spot on Level 1 in June, Level 3 in July, and Level 2 in August (through August 10)
Take a creative break in the galleries! Stop by to find fun activities for all ages at the Pop-Up Art Spot cart.

Family Tours
​2:00–2:30 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance

​Explore works of art in the Museum's collection through movement, sketching, stories, and more in this interactive tour led by DMA Teen Ambassadors.
 

FRIDAYS

Story Time
​Noon–12:30 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance

​From tall tales and legends to daring adventures and fairy tales, every work of art has a story! Join the DMA Teen Ambassadors to hear stories read aloud in the galleries.

Family Tours
2:00–​2:30 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance

​Explore works of art in the Museum's collection through movement, sketching, stories, and more in this interactive tour led by DMA Teen Ambassadors.
 

SATURDAYS

Spotlight Tours
2:00 p.m., Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk

Get to know the DMA through a Spotlight Tour. DMA docents will be on-site to lead free tours introducing visitors of all ages to the highlights of our collection.

Pop-Up Art Spot
1:00–4:00 p.m., Find the Pop-Up Art Spot on Level 1 in June, Level 3 in July, and Level 2 in August (through August 10)
Take a creative break in the galleries! Stop by to find fun activities for all ages at the Pop-Up Art Spot cart.

Upcoming Events

Format: 11/15/18
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