Format: 6/26/17

Summer Art Camp: Behind the Scenes

June 26-30, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Behind the Scenes is a Summer Art Camp for 9-12 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.


Summer Story Time

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Noon-12:30 p.m.

From tall tales and legends to daring adventures and fairy tales, every work of art has a story! Join the DMA Teen Ambassadors to hear stories read aloud in the galleries.


Pop-Up Art Spot

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot to look closely at nearby works of art through speed sketching and discover what it would be like to become a work of art. Free for all ages.


Summer Family Tour

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00-2:30 p.m.

Explore works of art in the Museum's collection through movement, sketching, stories, and more on this interactive tour led by DMA Teen Ambassadors.


Gallery Talks

Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m.

Grab a bite of insight and join DMA staff, artists, and local scholars to explore the Museum's collection and exhibitions during weekly lunchtime gallery talks.


The Art and Life of Frida Kahlo with biographer Hayden Herrera

Wednesday, June 28, 7:30 p.m.

Art historian, critic, and biographer Hayden Herrera talks about her book Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo, sharing insights into the art and life of this renowned artist. Additionally, Herrera will discuss Kahlo’s paintings that express anguish over her broken body and multiple surgeries, her passion for Mexico, and finally the joy Frida Kahlo took in nature. 


Teen Tour: Modern Art Decoded

Thursday, June 29, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but sometimes you have to work a little harder to appreciate works of modern and contemporary art! On this interactive tour, shift your perspective and learn a little about the art and artists of our time. No prior art history knowledge required—we'll get you up to speed!


Pop-Up Art Spot

Saturdays, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot and experience art in a new way. Learn how the repetition and overlapping of simple shapes creates intricate designs and patterns. Explore the cross-cultural connections in works of art from the Keir Collection and participate in a cultural exchange project with other visitors. Free for all ages.