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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Studio Creations: Geometric Art

Every Saturday and Sunday, April 5 to April 27, 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Inspired by Nur: Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World, learn about the art of geometry as you explore objects from the exhibition. Once in the studio, make colorful creations using lines, shapes and patterns as inspiration. 

 

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Homeschool Class for Families: Earth Day

Thursday, April 24, 11:00 a.m.

Parents and children learn about works of art together in the galleries, participate in hands-on activities as a family, and create a work of art together in the Art Studio. During the program, parents learn techniques and skills for creating their own educational experiences in the gallery.

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Arturo's Art & Me: Animal Adventures

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

For a 3–5 year old and a favorite grown-up! Adults and young children listen to a story, look at works of art, and play hands-on games in the Museum galleries, then create an original work of art in the Art Studio. Taught by Museum Education staff. Class size limited to eighteen children.

When classes are filled, please e-mail lhanson@DMA.org to be placed on the waiting list.

In May, go on an art safari as we search for animals hiding in the art.

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Toddler Art: Shape Escape

May 9, 13, or 16, 11:00 a.m. - Noon

For 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. We will explore works of art in the Museum galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo’s Nest, the Museum’s kid-friendly space. Taught by Museum Education staff. Class size is limited to eighteen children.

When classes are filled, please e-mail lhanson@DMA.org to be placed on the waiting list.

In May, the shapes have escaped, and it's our job to find them! We'll explore Islamic art for triangles, circles, squares and more.

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Art Babies: Features & Creatures

Monday, May 12, 10:00 a.m.

Art Babies is just for children 0-24 months old and their caregivers. Join us for a thirty minute private tour of the Museum's collection, designed with wiggly, drooling, cooing babies in mind! In May, we've added one additional class at 10:00 am for those babies who nap midday.

When classes are filled, please e-mail lhanson@DMA.org to be placed on the waiting list.

In April - June, we'll learn about what types of art appeal to babies and search the American galleries for portraits and paintings of animals.

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Homeschool Class for Families: Dinner Party

Thursday, May 22, 11:00 a.m.

The Dallas Museum of Art’s homeschool classes offer an interactive Museum experience for families with children ages 6 and above. Parents and children learn about works of art together in the galleries, participate in hands-on activities as a family, and create a work of art together in the Art Studio. During the program, parents learn techniques and skills for creating their own educational experiences in the gallery.

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Arturo's Art & Me: Museum Mysteries

June 4, 5, or 7, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

For a 3–5 year old and a favorite grown-up! Adults and young children listen to a story, look at works of art, and play hands-on games in the Museum galleries, then create an original work of art in the Art Studio. Taught by Museum Education staff. Class size limited to eighteen children.

When classes are filled, please e-mail lhanson@DMA.org to be placed on the waiting list.

In June, go behind the scenes and explore the Conservation Studio to learn about art mysteries here at the DMA!

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Toddler Art: Set Sail

June 6, 10, or 13, 11:00 a.m. - Noon

For 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. We will explore works of art in the Museum galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo’s Nest, the Museum’s kid-friendly space. Taught by Museum Education staff. Class size is limited to eighteen children.

When classes are filled, please e-mail lhanson@DMA.org to be placed on the waiting list.

In June, jump aboard and prepare for smooth sailing as we explore boats and the ocean in art.

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