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: 12/8/16

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Late Night Film: Ladyhawke

Friday, January 20, 10:00 p.m.

Set in medieval France, Ladyhawke tells the story of two cursed lovers who can only meet in human form at dawn and dusk and the young thief who helps them set things right.

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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Collect and Conserve

Friday, January 27, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ever wondered what it takes to prepare a work of art to hang in a museum? Explore our Conservation Gallery to learn more about the unique problem solving and investigative skills conservationists use to protect art for future generations. Ages 13-19; all materials provided, and no prior experience necessary.

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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.

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Teen Workshop: Culture Clash

Saturday, January 28, 1:00-3:00 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, and 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
 
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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Stained Glass

Friday, February 24, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The most beautiful stained glass windows find their home in medieval cathedrals, transporting everyone who saw them to another world. In the exhibition Art and Nature in the Middle Ages, learn more about the technique and symbolism behind stained glass, and make a window of your own in the Tech Lab. Ages 13-19; no prior experience necessary, and all materials provided.

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Teen Workshop: Larger Than Life

Saturday, February 25, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Swiss artist Nicolas Party has transformed the DMA’s Concourse with a bright and surreal mural. In this workshop, learn about artists who create larger than life artwork, and then make a large-scale drawing of your own. Ages 13–19; all materials provided, and no prior experience necessary.

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