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: 8/16/18

C3 Visiting Artist Closing Reception: Ellie Ivanova

Thursday, August 30, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Mix and mingle with C3 Visiting Artist Ellie Ivanova in the Center for Creative Connections for the closing reception of Home: Neighborhood of the Heart. Experience her interactive installation in which she collected visitors' drawings of homes and transformed them into cyanotype "neighborhood" fabrics.


Teen Workshop: Dear Art World . . .

Saturday, September 8, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Since the 1980s, an anonymous collective of women artists called the Guerrilla Girls has used attention-grabbing humor and images to raise awareness about discrimination in the art world and beyond. Learn from their example and create an iron-on patch that broadcasts a cause important to you. Recommended for ages 1519. All materials provided. 


Teen Homeschool Workshop: Altered Books

Friday, September 14, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Collage is timeless. From medieval calligraphers to Picasso and Braque, artists have used this multimedia technique to push the limits of their creativity and create something new. In this workshop, investigate artists who broke the mold, and create your own artistic laboratory with an altered book. Recommended for ages 1319. All materials provided. 


Teen Workshop: Making the Machine

Saturday, December 8 & Sunday, December 9, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

In the 1920s and 30s, Americans entered a Fourth Industrial Revolution. While factories made products easier and cheaper, machines began to take the place of expert craftsmen and artists. In this two-day workshop, weigh the pros and cons of mass production for yourself with silicone mold-making, and create a toy or sculpture to replicate in resin. Recommended for ages 1519. All materials provided. 


Teen Homeschool Workshop: Assembly Line

Friday, December 14, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Before the 1920s, items we used in everyday lifedown to the nuts and boltswere made by hand. As new inventions and technology made mass production easier, laborers began to work on assembly lines to put products together. Inspired by the changing world featured in the exhibition Cult of the Machine, join the art assembly line to create technical drawings and Xerox transfers. Recommended for ages 1319. All materials provided.