Urban Armor: Just for Tweens and Teens!
Meet. Relate. Investigate. Join us for a tweens and teens only workshop where we take a closer look at the Museum's collection and then have the chance to create original works of art using advanced techniques in the Tech Lab. Urban Armor is free but registration is required. To register for workshops, e-mail J.C. Bigornia at jbigornia@DMA.org or call 214-922-1822. Click here for links to images from previous workshops.
Alternate Identities with Martin Delabano (FULL)
Sunday, May 5, 1:00-3:00 p.m., Tech Lab, Center for Creative Connections
Special guest artist Martin Delabano will talk about his work Family Portrait: 1963, currently on display in the Center for Creative Connections. He will then guide participants in creating self-portraits in human or animal form using a variety of found materials.
Sunday, June 2, 1:00-3:00 p.m., Tech Lab, Center for Creative Connections
Learn various block printing techniques and create your own artwork for a cause.
Fashion Workshop with designer Shirin Askari (ages 13-19; limit twenty participants)
Sunday, July 28, 1:00-3:00 p.m., Tech Lab, Center for Creative Connections
Guest designer Shirin Askari will lead this special workshop focused on design from the 1960s and 1970s. After an introduction to fashion sketching, you'll design a scarf using a variety of materials and techniques. A designer on Project Runway Season 6 and a graduate of the University of North Texas fashion design program, Askari has been featured in numerous publications, including Modern Luxury, Marie Claire, and the Observer.
Urban Armor Mural Camp with the Perot Museum of Nature and Science
August 13-15, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Late Night Exhibition: Friday, August 16, 8:00-10:00 p.m.
$150 Public/$100 DMA Partners
Explore the way artists and scientists see the world! Work with special guests and staff from the DMA and Perot Museum to create a large-scale wall painting focusing the ideas you discover about the intersections of art and science. Invite your family and friends to see your work displayed in a DMA gallery during Late Night and talk about your experiences. All supplies are provided. Some scholarships are available. For inquiries and registration, e-mail JC Bigornia at jbigornia@DMA.org.
Teen Docent Program
Initiated in the summer of 2001, the DMA Teen Docent program provides opportunities for high school students to initiate and deepen their relationship with the Dallas Museum of Art. Qualified students are invited to train as teen docents and eventually facilitate summer tours. Tours involve leading young visitors (ages 5-12) in conversations and gallery activities based on works of art in the Museum. If you would like to learn more, e-mail Shannon Karol at skarol@DMA.org.