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: 3/30/17

Batik Fabric-Making Workshop

Saturday, April 8, 1:00 p.m.

Inspired by the textiles in the exhibition Waxed: Batik from Java, join us to learn the history and techniques of batik fabric making. You will choose your own “urban” design from the surroundings in the Cultural District and learn how to dye fabric, draw in wax, and create your finished designed fabric sample.


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: Batik

Friday, April 28, 11:00-12:30 p.m.
Batik is a fabric dyeing technique that allows artists to create beautiful patterned textiles out of one piece of fabricno sewing required! Get a hands-on look at masterworks from Indonesia and design a hand-dyed pattern of your own. Ages 13-19; all materials provided, and no prior experience necessary.

Teen Workshop: Murals with Marta Torres

Saturday, April 29, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

What do the Mexican muralism movement and Dallas's Fair Park murals have in common? Explore these large-scale works of art and discover how they express our history, identity, and cultural values. Collaborate with your fellow artists on a unique mural that celebrates art, politics, and society. Ages 13–19; all materials provided, and no prior experience necessary.


Japanese Woodblock Printmaking

Saturday, May 20, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Join printmaker Daryl Howard to learn about the history of the Japanese woodblock print. Participants will have the opportunity to carve and print their own image using this ancient art form and learn more about the prints in our collection. 


Teen Homeschool Workshop: Statement Fashion

Friday, May 26, 11:00-12:30 p.m.

Our taste in fashion changes daily, but designer Iris van Herpen knows how to make a statement! Using unconventional materials and new technology, van Herpen expresses her unique artistic vision by making art you can wear. In this workshop, design your own statement piece that shows the world what you're made of. Ages 13–19; all materials provided, and no prior experience necessary.


Teen Workshop: Revolutionary Prints

Saturday, June 24, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Artists in post-revolutionary Mexico used their work to define a new cultural identity for their country. Some artists used printmaking as a quick and expressive way to spread their message to many different people. Learn more about their activism in México 1900–1950 and create a print that sends a message about a cause important to you.