Teen Workshops

Urban Armor (ages 13-19)

Meet. Relate. Investigate. Join us as 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 requires pre-registration. Click the RSVP button to reserve your spot. For more information, e-mail JC Bigornia at jbigornia@DMA.org or call 214-922-1822. Have an idea for a future class? E-mail teens@DMA.org

Click here for links to images from previous workshops.

Teen educational programs at the DMA are sponsored by An Affair of the Art.

Upcoming Teen Workshops

Format: 10/22/14

T-Shirt Design Contest (ages 13-19)

Deadline extended! Submissions due by midnight Thursday, January 1, 2015.

Join us for our first-ever teen T-shirt design contest! Enter for a chance to have your submission reproduced and sold in the DMA's Museum Store. Click on "details" for submission guidelines.


Maker Club: Creature Feature

Thursday, October 30, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Design your own imaginary creature using the 123D Creature app, and then make a sculpture inspired by your drawing using a variety of materials. No experience necessary. This class is limited to 16 students, ages 13-19.


Urban Armor: Advanced T-Shirt Design Workshop

Thursday, November 6, 6:00-8:00 p.m. AND Sunday, November 9, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

What makes a great T-shirt design? Find out in this two-day workshop. The first day will focus on creating a winning design, which can then be submitted for our teen T-shirt design contest. On day two, we'll use an experimental printing process with photo-sensitive ink to bring our designs to life. All printing materials will be provided; no experience necessary. Open to ages 13-19.


Maker Club: Intermediate Sound Design Workshop

Thursday, November 20, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Delve deeper into the world of Ableton’s sound design software to make a soundscape inspired by works of art at the DMA. Recommended for those with some experience with Ableton or Garage Band. This class is limited to 12 students, ages 13-19.