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

Format: 7/23/14

Studio Creations: Rhythm & Hues Collage

Saturdays and Sundays, July 5-27, at 1:00 and 2:30 p.m.

Discover connections between art and music in Romare Bearden's Soul Three, on view in the Center for Creative Connections Gallery. Afterward, create your own mixed-media collage.

FREE; limited to the first thirty-six participants. Pick up tickets outside the Art Studio in C3 thirty minutes before each workshop begins.

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Art Babies: Giggles & Wiggles

Mondays, July 14, August 11, and September 8, 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.

In the July-September classes, we'll take inspiration from the Asian galleries and learn how to use movement as a way to engage babies with works of art.

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Toddler Art: Follow the Line

July 8, 11, or 18, 11:00 a.m.-noon

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

In July, search for lines that wiggle, zigzag, and curve in the art.

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Arturo's Art & Me: Going on a Picnic

July 2, 3, 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 July, join us for a picnic, art museum style, as we examine Japanese folding screens.

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Art Babies: Giggles & Wiggles

Mondays, July 14, August 11, and September 8, noon-1:00 p.m.

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

In the July–September classes, we'll take inspiration from the Asian galleries and learn how to use movement as a way to engage babies with works of art.

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Toddler Art: Under the Sea

August 1, 5, or 8, 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 August, dive into art to discover whether life really is better under the sea.

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Studio Creations: Marvelous Modernist Jewelry

Saturdays and Sundays, August 2-31, at 1:00 and 2:30 p.m.

Explore the whimsical works of modernist jewelers and be inspired to design and create yoru own piece of wearable art. Please note: This class will not teach metalwork.

FREE; limited to the first thirty-six participants. Pick up tickets outside the Art Studio in C3 thirty minutes before each workshop begins.

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Arturo's Art & Me: Superheroes

August 9, 13, or 14, 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 on the event for additional information.

In August, get to know some of the heroes of our collection. We’ll visit Vishnu, a Hindu god, and Takenouchi, a Japanese warrior.

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Preschool Teacher Workshop: Creating Art Centers for the Preschool Classroom

Tuesday, August 12, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

This hands-on workshop for preschool teachers will focus on creating child-centered art centers for the classroom that encourage creativity and independence and are both manageable and aesthetically pleasing. The workshop is free, but requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Arturo's Art & Me: Dancing with Degas

September 10, 11, or 13, 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 on the event for additional information.

In September, lace up your dancing shoes and get ready to tap your way through the galleries in an exploration of the artwork of Edgar Degas.

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