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Format: 6/27/17

Arturo's Art & Me: Playing with Prints

July 5, 6, or 8, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Arturo's Art & Me is for 3-5 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

When is a copy more than a copy? In July, we'll search for the answer and learn all about the process of printmaking as we explore the exhibition Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints from the National Gallery of Art. Then make a print of your own in the studio!

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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 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.

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Frida Fest

Thursday, July 6, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

It’s going to be Fridamania! Celebrate Frida Kahlo’s 110th birthday and help the DMA and the Latino Center for Leadership Development (LatinoCLD) set the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people dressed as Frida Kahlo in one place.

During Frida Fest, enjoy a dance performance by Dallas Black Dance Theatre, makeup with Reina Rebelde, a México 1900-1950–inspired menu with margaritas on tap in the DMA Cafe, and $6 off special exhibition tickets to México 1900-1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde.

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Toddler Art: Dress Up!

July 7, 11, or 14, 11:00 a.m.-noon

Toddler Art is for 2 and 3 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

In July, explore the way fashion designer Iris van Herpen uses unusual materials to craft wearable art, and then channel your inner designer and make an art T-shirt of your own to take home.

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Family Workshop: Sketches & Studies

Saturday, July 8, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Family Workshop is for children ages 6-12 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

In July, warm up your drawing arm! From scribbles to straight lines, we'll study how artists prepare to make their masterpieces, and then we'll learn different styles of sketching in the studio.

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Saturday Spotlight Tours

Saturdays, 2:00 p.m.

Get to know the DMA through a Saturday Spotlight Tour. DMA docents will be on-site to lead free tours introducing visitors to the highlights of our collection. Tours will depart from the Visitor Services Desk at 2:00 p.m. every Saturday.

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Golden Age of Mexican Cinema Film Series: Aventurera

Sunday, July 9, 11:30 a.m.

Arguably one of the most popular films of this era, Aventurera combines campy dance numbers with thriller and film noir elements. The main charater, a young woman named Elena, struggles to escape her life as a cabaret dancer and get back at the people who have hurt her. 

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Summer Art Camp: Project: Fashion!

July 10-14, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Project: Fashion! is a Summer Art Camp for 9–12 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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