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Late Night Film: Ladyhawke

Friday, January 20, 10:00 p.m.

Set in medieval France, Ladyhawke tells the story of two cursed lovers who can only meet in human form at dawn and dusk and the young thief who helps them set things right.

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Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art

Saturday, January 21, 2:00 p.m.

For the closing weekend of the DMA's special presentation Walter De Maria: Counterpoint, enjoy a closer look at the artist's career and his legacy in the history of American art. Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art highlights the work of Robert Smithson, Walter De Maria, and Michael Heizer and their break from the modern art world of the 1960s and 70s.

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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.

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Homeschool Class for Families: Art to Dye For

January 26 or 27, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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

In January, get ready to go batty for batik in Waxed: Batik from Java as we pick out plenty of patterns and learn the process of wax-resist dyeing. In the studio, we'll design our own unique patterns in a batik-inspired project.

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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Collect and Conserve

Friday, January 27, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ever wondered what it takes to prepare a work of art to hang in a museum? Explore our Conservation Gallery to learn more about the unique problem solving and investigative skills conservationists use to protect art for future generations. Ages 13-19; all materials provided, and no prior experience necessary.

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Beginner's Calligraphy Workshop with Lyndsay Wright

Saturday, January 28, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Inspired by the manuscript pages in the Art and Nature in the Middle Ages exhibition, our beginner’s workshop in medieval calligraphy will teach you about the tools of calligraphy and basic techniques, as well as cover lowercase lettering.

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Teen Workshop: Culture Clash

Saturday, January 28, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Lucie Stahl uses a flatbed scanner and familiar brands to create portraits of modern culture. Be inspired by her process and create a portrait using remnants and artifacts from your everyday life. Ages 13-19; all materials provided, and no prior experience necessary.
 
Image: Lucie Stahl, Identity, 2015, inkjet print, aluminum, and epoxy resin, Courtesy the artist and dépendance, Brussels, © Lucie Stahl, Photo: Sven Laurent
 
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DMA Speakeasy

Saturday, February 4, 8:00 p.m.-midnight

Toast Shaken, Stirred, Styled: The Art of the Cocktail, an exhibition presented by ROXOR Artisan Gin, at a password-only party featuring a costume contest, live music from the roaring 20s and 30s, dance tutorials, novelty gambling tables, and Prohibition-inspired cocktails. Visit DMAspeakeasy.com for details.

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Arturo's Art & Me: A Morning with Monet

February 8, 9, or 11, 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 February, take an imaginary stroll through artist Claude Monet's garden and discover an art style that has made quite an impression on the world.

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Toddler Art: Start Your Engines!

February 10, 14, or 17, 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.

Vroom! Vroom! Buckle up for a road trip through the galleries in February. We'll take a pit stop to explore art with a surprising car connection, and then paint with toy cars in the studio.

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