Classes & Workshops

Mix kids and art together and what do you get? A perfect combination of imagination and curiosity! Each of our classes combines time in the museum galleries with opportunities for art-making in the Art Studio. Check the event listings below for these upcoming classes:

Art Babies: for children ages 0 to 24 months
Toddler Art: for children ages 2 and 3
Arturo's Art & Me: for children ages 3 to 5
Homeschool Class for Families: for homeschooling families with children ages 6 and up
Studio Creations: for all ages
 

For ticketed classes, go to http://dma.ticketleap.com/ to purchase tickets.

Upcoming Classes & Workshops

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Homeschool Class for Families: Fantastic Flowers

Thursday, December 18, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

The Homeschool Class for Families offers an interactive Museum experience for families with children ages 6–12 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information. 

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Japanese-Inspired Ink Painting

December 27-28 and January 3-4 at 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Visit the galleries and learn about Japanese ink paintings.  Afterwards, experiment with traditional Japanese inksticks, inkstones, brushes, and rice paper in the studio as you create your own work of art.

 

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Toddler Art: Planting a Rainbow

December 5, 9, or 12, 11:00 a.m.-noon

For 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. Toddler Art requires advance registration. Click the event for additional information.

In December, take a stroll through our art flower garden and learn about still-life painting.

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Arturo's Art & Me: Sew Inspired

January 7, 8, or 10, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

For 3-5 year olds and a favorite grown-up. Arturo's Art & Me requires advance registration. Click the event for additional information.

In January, investigate beautifully stitched textiles from Africa and learn basic sewing techniques.

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Toddler Art: Oh So Sleepy

January 9, 13, or 16, 11:00 a.m.-noon

For 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. Toddler Art requires advance registration. Click the event for additional information.

In January, enjoy sweet dreams as we learn about a giant-sized bed that almost lived at the White House.

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Art Babies: Splash of Color

Mondays, January 12, February 9, March 16, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Art Babies is just for children 0-24 months old and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

For the January–March classes, we'll focus on all the colors of the rainbow and then enjoy sensory play stations in the Art Studio. Each month’s tour will explore a new gallery or exhibition.

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Art Babies: Splash of Color

Mondays, January 12, February 9, March 16, 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Art Babies is just for children 0-24 months old and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

For the January–March classes, we'll focus on all the colors of the rainbow and then enjoy sensory play stations in the Art Studio. Each month’s tour will explore a new gallery or exhibition.

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Homeschool Class for Families: It's All Greek to Me!

Thursday, January 22, OR February 26, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Homeschool Class for Families offers an interactive Museum experience for families with children age 6-12 years and requires advance registration. Click the event for additional information.

In January and February, step back in time with us to explore all that glitters in our Ancient Mediterranean Galleries, and get ready to create your own metal masterpieces.

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Toddler Art: Funny Faces

February 6, 10, or 13, 11:00 a.m.-noon

For 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. Toddler Art requires advance registration. Click the event for additional information.

In February, stick out your tongue or give a big smile! We’ll search for funny faces (and some serious ones too) in portrait paintings.

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Arturo's Art & Me: Design Time

February 7, 11, or 12, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

For 3-5 year olds and a favorite grown-up. Arturo's Art & Me requires advance registration. Click the event for additional information.

In February, take a crash course in the art of design and learn how a chair can be so much more than a place to sit!

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