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Summer Art Camp: Once Upon a Time

July 16-20, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Once Upon a Time is a summer art camp for children ages 4-5 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Summer Art Camp: Material Mash-Up

July 16-20, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Material Mash-Up is a summer art camp for children ages 9-12 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Summer Story Time

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 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.

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Summer Art Camp: Beyond Canvas

July 16-20, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Beyond Canvas is a summer art camp for children ages 9-12 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Summer Family Tour

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 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.

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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 and go on an animal scavenger hunt or pair up with a friend to participate in a sketching activity that will get you looking closely at nearby works of art. Free for all ages.

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Gallery Talks

First and third 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 lunchtime gallery talks. 
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Pop-Up Art Spot

Wednesdays, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot to discover the process used to produce Ghanaian cloths on view in The Power of Gold. Explore the steps of silk production through touchable materials, participate in a weaving activity, and investigate the meanings of symbols used in adinkra cloths. All ages welcome. Special exhibition ticket required.

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Teen Tour: Art of the Statement

Thursday, July 19, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Artists are powerful communicators, using familiar images and words to inspire their audience to think and reflect on the world around them. Explore how artists use their practice to make statements about power, history, and injustice to start conversations and create changeRecommended for ages 13-19.

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Reading and Conversation with Sheila Heti & Sigrid Nunez

Thursday, July 19, 7:30 p.m.

In Sheila Heti’s latest book, Motherhood, the New York Times bestselling author asks what is gained and what is lost when a woman becomes a mother, treating the most consequential decision of early adulthood with the candor, originality, and humor that have won her international acclaim. Award-winning author Sigrid Nunez’s new novel The Friend is a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice and tells the story of a woman who unexpectedly loses her lifelong best friend and mentor, and finds herself burdened with the unwanted dog he has left behind. It is a moving story of love, friendship, grief, healing, and the magical bond between a woman and her dog. The authors will read brief excerpts from their latest work and then engage in conversation, moderated by Roslyn Dawson Thompson, President and CEO of Dallas Women’s Foundation.

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