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Homeschool Class for Families: Fantastic Beasts

February 23 or 24, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Homeschool Class for Families is for children ages 6-12 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

Which beast is best: real, imaginary, or a bit of both? In the February class, we'll discover dragons, unicorns, and more in the exhibition Art and Nature in the Middle Ages, and then make medieval masterpieces in the Art Studio.

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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Stained Glass

Friday, February 24, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The most beautiful stained glass windows find their home in medieval cathedrals, transporting everyone who saw them to another world. In the exhibition Art and Nature in the Middle Ages, learn more about the technique and symbolism behind stained glass, and make a window of your own in the Tech Lab. Ages 13-19; no prior experience necessary, and all materials provided.

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Teen Workshop: Larger Than Life

Saturday, February 25, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Swiss artist Nicolas Party has transformed the DMA’s Concourse with a bright and surreal mural. In this workshop, learn about artists who create larger than life artwork, and then make a large-scale drawing of your own. Ages 13–19; all materials provided, and no prior experience necessary.

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Toddler Art: Shape by Shape

March 3, 10, or 21, 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.

The shapes have escaped and we must round them up! Find circles, triangles, and squares hiding in the art as we explore the Decorative Art Galleries in March.

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Intermediate Calligraphy Workshop with Lyndsay Wright

Saturday, March 4, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Inspired by the manuscript pages in the Art and Nature in the Middle Ages exhibition, our intermediate workshop in calligraphy will teach you lowercase lettering in the medieval style and have you taking home greeting card sets you design! 

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Family Workshop: Decked Out Dec Arts

Saturday, March 11, 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 March, we'll have fun with form and function in the Museum's Decorative Arts Galleries. Afterward, we'll get down with a design challenge in the Art Studio!

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Homeschool Class for Families: Decked Out Dec Arts

March 23 or 24, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Homeschool Class for Families is for children ages 6-12 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

In March, we'll have fun with form and function in the Museum's Decorative Arts Galleries. Afterward, we'll get down with a design challenge in the Art Studio!

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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Dec Arts Design Challenge

Friday, March 24, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Designers throughout history occupied two worlds: the visual world of the artist, and the mechanical world of an engineer. Explore our decorative arts collection and the design process behind works of art we live with and use every day. Then join forces with your fellow students for a design challenge inspired by works in the galleries. Ages 13-19; all materials provided, and no prior experience necessary.

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David Sedaris

Friday, April 28, 7:30 p.m.

David Sedaris returns for his eighth consecutive year with Arts & Letters Live to read new and unpublished material. A bestselling author, essayist, and widely popular speaker whose hallmark is his wry wit and distinctive voice, Sedaris relishes the opportunity to share his stories with the audience and experience their reaction. Sedaris’s books include NakedMe Talk Pretty One DayDress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls.  

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