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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.


Teen Workshop: Book Making

Saturday, September 24, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Start the school year off strong with a personalized handmade journal of your very own. Learn how to create books using everyday materials you probably already have at home. Then, organize your life with an artistic flair using our bullet journaling tips and tricks. Ages 13-19. No experience is necessary, and all materials are provided.


Teen Workshop: Observational Drawing

Saturday, October 22, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Impressionists like Monet and Renoir used their experimental style of painting to quickly capture and preserve moments from everyday life. Be inspired by their techniques and learn how to document your own life with pencil and paper. Ages 13-19. No experience is necessary, and all materials are provided.


Yaa Gyasi and Margo Jefferson: Family Ties

Wednesday, October 26, 7:30 p.m.

Pulitzer Prize-winning, culture critic Margo Jefferson will interview Yaa Gyasi about her epic debut novel, Homegoing, which begins with two half-sisters in 18th century Ghana—one married off to a wealthy Englishman, the other sold into slavery—and traces the lives of their descendants to 20th-century America.


Hannah Rothschild: Art, Mystery, and Intrigue

Tuesday, November 15, 7:30 p.m.

In The Improbability of Love, a mesmerizing first novel by Hannah Rothschild, an obscure 18th-century French painting careens a woman into the secretive operations of the London art world. Rothschild is a film director and the first woman chair of the National Gallery in London.


Patricia Cornwell: Kay Scarpetta and the Cyber Nemesis

Thursday, November 17, 7:30 p.m.

Chaos is Patricia Cornwell's remarkable twenty-fourth thriller in her popular high-stakes series starring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta. Cornwell will also share her theory of the artist Walter Sickert as Jack the Ripper, an artist in the DMA's collection.