C3 Program Spaces

C3 Studio

The C3 Studio is a place where your creativity can get messy. A variety of hands-on art-making programs for children and adults take place in this space.

C3 Tech Lab

The Tech Lab is the space where art and technology merge to inspire your creativity. We invite visitors of all ages and skill levels to experiment with and use technology in unique ways to respond to works of art in the Museum's collection and create original artwork. Stop by the Tech Lab during our monthly Late Night event to participate in the Late Night Art Bytes program. Teen programs also take place in this space.

C3 Theater

The C3 Theater is a comfortable space where we host storytellers, performances, and lectures during special events such as First Tuesdays and Late Nights. At times, this space is used to display video installations from the Museum's collection.  

Upcoming Classes & Activities

Format: 10/28/16

Teen Homeschool Workshop: Sensational Art

Friday, October 28, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Celebrate Art Beyond Sight Month in a workshop that will stimulate your senses. Learn about cultures known for their spices and smells, and then create a full palette of paints using aromatic materials you probably already have at home. Ages 13-19. No experience is necessary, and all materials are provided.


Teen Workshop: Museum Memoir with Kendra Greene

Saturday, November 12, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Consider the tremendous variety of backstory, anecdote, and observation that accumulates in a place that's a century old and takes 200 people to run. Now join us for an exploration of that oral history, the art of the interview, and what you might hear if only you'd ask. However the writer chooses to document these stories from the DMA's institutional memory—or take them as a point of departure—we will make a zine to collect them. Ages 13–19; no experience is necessary, and all materials are provided.


Meaningful Moments

Every third Tuesday, 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Designed specifically for individuals with early stage dementia and their family members or caregivers, Meaningful Moments is a monthly program that offers the chance to relax and connect with art in the galleries, share stories, and gain inspiration.


Teen Homeschool Workshop: Iconic Animals

Friday, November 18, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The animal-human hybrids that make up the ancient Egyptian pantheon stand apart from other cultures. Explore the different depictions of animals in Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt, and then commemorate your favorite animal in a sculpture carved from wax. Ages 13-19. No experience is necessary, and all materials are provided.


Teen Homeschool Workshop: Culture Clash

Friday, December 16, 11:00-12:30 p.m.

Lucie Stahl uses a flatbed scanner and familiar brands to create portraits of modern culture. Be inspired by her process and create a portrait using remnants and artifacts from your everyday life. Ages 13-19. All materials provided; no prior experience necessary.

Image: Lucie Stahl, Identity, 2015, inkjet print, aluminum, and epoxy resin, Courtesy the artist and dépendance, Brussels, © Lucie Stahl, Photo: Sven Laurent


Teen Workshop: Calligraphy

Saturday, December 17, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Medieval scribes were masters of book illumination and calligraphy, turning ordinary words and symbols into illustrated feasts for the eyes. Explore medieval manuscripts in Art and Nature in the Middle Ages and learn how to add extra flair to your own handwriting. Ages 13-19. No experience is necessary, and all materials are provided.


Late Night Film: The Sword in the Stone

Friday, January 20, 6:30 p.m.

Disney's animated classic The Sword in the Stone recounts the Arthurian legend of a young boy pulling a sword from a stone to earn the claim to England's throne. The boy in question, a humble squire named Wart, is guided to his destiny by a friendly wizard who sees his potential.


Beginner's Calligraphy Workshop with Lyndsay Wright

Saturday, January 28, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Inspired by the manuscript pages in the Art and Nature in the Middle Ages exhibition, our beginner’s workshop in medieval calligraphy will teach you about the tools of calligraphy and basic techniques, as well as cover lowercase lettering.


Intermediate Calligraphy Workshop with Lyndsay Wright

Saturday, March 4, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Inspired by the manuscript pages in the Art and Nature in the Middle Ages exhibition, our intermediate workshop in calligraphy will teach you lowercase lettering in the medieval style and have you taking home greeting card sets you design!