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Format: 1/19/18

Art Babies: Faces & Places

Mondays, January 8, February 12, March 12, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Art Babies is just for children 0-24 months old and their caregiver and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

For the January-March classes, we'll search the galleries for familiar faces and distant places, and then enjoy sensory play in the Art Studio.

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Teen Tour: Arts of Africa

Thursday, February 1, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

The arts of Africa are described as "art for life's sake," and are strongly connected to individual families, communities, and ancestors. Learn more about the cultures and traditions represented in the DMA's collection on this interactive tour. No prior art history knowledge required—we'll get you up to speed!

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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 on the Level 4 Landing for activities related to shapes, as well as a poetry activity, all inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages.

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Choose Happiness

Saturday, February 3, 2:00 p.m.

At this special, free event, American Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Menla will explain methods that free us from negative emotions, making joy, happiness, and meaning our everyday reality. Everyone is welcome! 

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Jojo Moyes

Saturday, February 3, 7:30 p.m.

New York Times bestselling author Jojo Moyes returns with Still Me, a continuation of the story of Louisa Clark, the bright, inquisitive, and well-loved heroine of Me Before You and After You. Me Before You was turned into the popular 2016 movie of the same name starring Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games) and Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones). In Still Me, Louisa is thrown into New York high society, struggling to reconcile with loss, past relationships, and self-identity amidst the complications of her new surroundings. Moyes is a two-time winner of the Romantic Novel of the Year Award and her works have been translated into 43 languages.

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Teen Workshop: Paper Flower Crowns

Sundays, February 4-18, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

In 1911 artist Edward Steichen was commissioned to immortalize his group of friends in a series of portraits using the symbolic language of flowers to speak to their personalities. In this three-week workshop, we will mash up paper craft, botany, and symbolism to create a flower crown that says something about you. Ages 13-19. All materials provided, and no experience necessary.  

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First Tuesday

Tuesday, February 6, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Happy, sad, excited, mad—come experience all the feels as we explore emotions through art in a fun-filled day of art making, performances, story times, and tours designed specifically for children ages 5 and under.

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Pop-Up Art Spot

Tuesday, February 6, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot on the Level 4 Landing for activities related to shapes, as well as a poetry activity, all inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages.

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Arturo's Art & Me: Tell Me a Story

February 7, 8 or 10, 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.

​From legends and fairy tales to real-life adventures, every work of art tells a story. In February, learn some of the stories behind favorite paintings, and then create your own story-art in the studio.

 

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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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