First Tuesday

Tuesday, May 6, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.





May 6 Schedule: Pattern Party


bubble blowing
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Fleischner Courtyard
Catch the light and make shimmering patterns with bubbles! In case of inclement weather, this activity will be canceled.

art-making activity
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Art Studio, C3
Drop in and play with patterns to create a shape collage inspired by artwork in the exhibition Nur: Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World.

meet Arturo
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Arturo’s Nest, C3
Say hello to Arturo, the Museum’s family mascot. Don’t forget to write him a letter!

pattern play stations
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Tech Lab, C3
How many patterns can you make? Use Legos, blocks, beads, buttons, and more to practice your pattern-making skills at one of our pattern play stations.

pop-up art spot
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Galleries
Visit our cart for creative games and activities in the gallery.

11:30 a.m.–noon, C3 Theater
Join award-winning storyteller Ann Marie Newman for stories and songs based on works in the Museum’s collection.

Pattern Parade family tour
12:15–12:45 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance
March along to a new beat as we discover color, shape, and nature patterns in works of art in this interactive tour led by Museum staff.

story time with the Dallas Public Library
1:00–1:30 p.m., C3 Theater
Listen to enchanting stories told by our librarian friends.