Format: 8/27/16

Teen Workshop: Stop Motion Animation

Saturday, August 27, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Lights, camera, animate! In this workshop all about visual storytelling, learn about techniques used by filmmakers and the masters in our galleries. Then, team up with your fellow students to collaborate on an animated short film. Ages 13-19; no experience is necessary, and all materials are provided.


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.


DMA Members-Only Tours

Every fourth Sunday, 1:00 p.m.

DMA Members are invited to join us for an exclusive docent-led tour on the fourth Sunday of every month. 


Gallery Talks

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 weekly lunchtime gallery talks.


Pop-Up Art Spot

Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot for free creative writing, playing, and sketching activities inspired by nearby works of art.


First Tuesday

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

3—2—1—Blast off! Take an imaginary journey into space as we explore out-of-this-world art through art-making activities, story time, family tours, and more in this fun-filled day designed specifically for children ages 5 and under.


Arturo's Art & Me: Crazy for Color

September 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.

In September, red, yellow, blue, and green—how many colors in art can you see? Explore colorful works of art in the collection, and then take a spin on the color wheel and create your own rainbow-worthy masterpiece.


Toddler Art: Hide and Seek

September 9, 13, or 16, 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.

Ready or not, here we come! Finding inspiration in the children's book Have You Seen Elephant?, we'll search works of art for hidden elephants as we play a game of Museum hide and seek.


Right on the Button

Selected Saturdays & Sundays, September 10, 11, 17, & 18, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Visit the Center for Creative Connections to participate in this community project all about giving. Make a button about how or why you give back to your community. Leave your button for someone and take one that speaks to you. Share your button with an important person in your life.