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. A variety of programs take place in this space, including Teen programs.

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: 2/20/19

Make & Take: Mastering Marbling

Thursday, February 21, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Create marbled paper for your next craft project or for writing a note to a friend with a decorative flair. Learn two ways to create personalized paper marbled in the style that originated as early as the 12th century in Asia. 

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Zine Club: Extra! Read All About Her!

Thursday, March 7, 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Explore the challenges and restrictions experienced by female artists seeking professional careers in the visual arts as we discuss the exhibition Women Artists in Europe from the Monarchy to Modernism in the galleries. Be inspired by their triumphs and take your insight back to the Tech Lab to create your own newspaper front page of what women will achieve next.

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Open Studio

Third Saturday, noon-4:00 p.m.

The studio is open and waiting for you! Drop in on the third Saturday of each month and enjoy free art making in the Art Studio for the entire family.

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Open Studio

Third Sunday, noon-4:00 p.m.

The studio is open and waiting for you! Drop in on the third Sunday of each month and enjoy free art making in the Art Studio for the entire family.

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Make & Take: Succulent Still Life

Thursday, March 28, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Use succulents and other small household plants as subjects to create your own miniature still-life painting. You will receive a 6" x 6" canvas and instruction from a local artist on how to make your tiny masterpiece come to life.

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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Observational Drawing

Friday, March 29, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

When Berthe Morisot was the only woman artist to show her work in the first Impressionist exhibition, she was a revolutionary artist in her own right. Explore what informed her perspective as an artist in the exhibition Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist, and then take to the streets to discover what catches your eye in a round of observational drawing. Intended for ages 13–19.

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Zine Club: Carving Through the Past

Thursday, April 4, 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Dive into the graphic, geometric, and colorful works of Los Angelesbased painter Jonas Wood. Reflect on his fascination with psychology and memory to remind yourself of your personal history and culture. Then learn the process of linocut printmaking to assemble a landscape of memories.

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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Interiors

Friday, April 12, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

What comes to mind when you think of the places you've lived? Explore the work of artist Jonas Wood and connect memories with houses, rooms, and furniture that we spend most of our time in. In the studio, re-create those spaces as miniature multimedia sculptures to keep and remember. Intended for ages 1319. 

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Zine Club: America Will Be!

Thursday, May 2, 6:00-8:30 p.m.

LaToya Ruby Frazier’s photograph Grandma Ruby’s Refrigerator celebrates the bonds of family and friendship that sustain communities in the midst of social change. Tell a story about the people in your community using photography. Drop by for a final chance to be published in the Spring Zine!

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