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Homeschool Class for Families: Imagine That!

April 26 or 27, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Homeschool Class for Families is for children 6-12 years old and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.
​In April, dive into the imaginary with us as we explore the work of Laura Owens and collect ideas for a colorful art project.

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C3 Visiting Artist Reception: Timothy Harding

Thursday, April 26, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Mix and mingle with C3 Visiting Artist Timothy Harding in the Center for Creative Connections for the closing reception of Gestures. Participate in his interactive installation that explores the visibility of the artist's gesture and mark-making in works of art.

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Murals from a "Magic Garden": Edward Steichen’s "In Exaltation of Flowers"

Thursday, April 26, 7:00 p.m.

From 1911 to 1914 photographer Edward Jean Steichen produced seven large mural paintings for financier Eugene Myer and his wife, Agnes. The large, gold-leafed murals are filled with portraits of Steichen's friends and their floral counterparts, making this project a particularly personal one for the artist. Join art historian Jessica Murphy to learn more about Steichen's circle of friends and how this rarely seen group of paintings brings together many facets of his work. 

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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Untitled

Friday, April 27, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Rethink your ideas about painting and reconnect with what inspires you with inspiration from the work of Laura Owens. Learn about her unique style of painting before creating a work of your own, combining paint with unconventional materials. Ages 13-19; no prior experience necessary, and all materials provided. 

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Teen Workshop with C3 Visiting Artist Timothy Harding

Saturday, April 28, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Join C3 Visiting Artist Timothy Harding to explore gesture: the visible marks made by artists when creating a work of art. Trace the artist's hand through works in the collection, and create a work of art that showcases your individual style. Ages 13-19; no prior experience necessary, and all materials provided.

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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 in the Ancient Art of the Americas Galleries to pick up a passport and begin your travels to earn activity stamps! Explore shapely structures, golden portraits, and a scavenger hunt, all inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages. 

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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 to participate in activities inspired by Asante goldweights on view in the exhibition The Power of Gold. Practice close looking skills with a drawing activity, explore proverbs from Ghana in a memory game, and try your hand at balancing scales. All ages welcome. Special exhibition ticket required.

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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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