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Toddler Art: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs

August 9, 12, or 19, 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.

Butterflies, caterpillars, and ants--oh my! In August, search the galleries for your favorite insects, and use puppets to act out the children's classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

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Arturo's Art & Me: Robot, Go Bot!

August 10, 11, or 13, 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 August, gear up for a riveting adventure in the galleries as we imagine what would happen if robots took over the DMA. No bolts about it—you'll have a blast!

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Family Workshop: Winner's Circle

July 9 or August 13, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Family Workshops are for 6-12 year olds and require advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

In July and August, go for the gold in our art-inspired version of the Summer Olympics! We'll explore works of art with surprising sports connections and then create art worthy of the winner's circle.

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Meaningful Moments

Every third Tuesday, 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Designed specifically for individuals with early stage dementia and their family members or caregivers, Meaningful Moments is a monthly program that offers the chance to relax and connect with art in the galleries, share stories, and gain inspiration.

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Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art

Third Fridays, 6:00 p.m.–midnight

While our country's greatest athletes go for the gold, stay late at the DMA on Friday, August 19, and explore the connection between sports and art with tours, films, and more. Strive for glory and compete in our DMAzing Race for a chance to win your own gold medal.

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Late Night Talk: Stuff You Missed in History Class Presents: Pierre Baron de Coubertin and the Founding of the Modern Olympic Games

Friday, August 19, 7:30 p.m.

Did you know Olympic medals were awarded in the arts for nearly 40 years? Or that swimming events in the first modern games in 1896 were held in open sea? Join Tracy V. Wilson and Holly Frey, hosts of the podcast Stuff You Missed in History Class, for a live show about the father of the modern Olympic Games and the successes and foibles of the Olympics’ early years.  

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Late Night Film: Race

Friday, August 19, 9:30 p.m.

Jesse Owens was a legend of American and Olympic sports history, setting track-and-field records that wouldn't be broken for decades and winning four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games. Race follows Owens from his days as a college athlete through his triumphant Olympics and addresses the racism black athletes faced both at home and abroad. 

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