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Paris Blues (1961)

Friday, August 15, 10:15 p.m.

Featuring the music of Duke Ellington, a favorite of jeweler Art Smith, "Paris Blues" is a journey of music, love, and life for two musicians living in Paris. 


C3 Artistic Encounter with James Thurman

Sunday, August 17, 1:30 p.m.

Wonderful wearables! After a brief visit to the inspiring Art Smith jewelry exhibition, we will return to the studio to design and create modernist-inspired wire jewelry. A variety of basic metalworking techniques used by Art Smith in the creation of his work will be explored, including bending, forming, and hammering. Each participant will have the opportunity to make his or her own piece! All materials provided.

For ages 18 and older


Meaningful Moments

Every third Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Designed specifically for individuals with early stage dementia and their family members or caregivers, Meaningful Moments is a monthly program that offers the chance to relax and connect with art in the galleries, share stories, and gain inspiration.


DMA Partners: A History of Frames

Thursday, August 21, or Thursday, August 28, 6:30 p.m.

DMA Partners in the European Art Custom Option are invited to a special tour discussing the history of frames with DMA curator Olivier Meslay.


DMA Partners: American Superstars

Sunday, August 24, 2:00 p.m.

DMA Partners in the American Art Custom Option are invited to an exclusive docent-led tour highlighting works in our collection. 


NEW! UA Maker Club (ages 13-19)

Selected Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Do you like to make things, or just want to learn how? Hang out with other people who share your passion and explore a mix of traditional art and tech-based materials through open-ended independent projects and guided workshops. No experience necessary.


First Tuesday

Tuesday, September 2, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

In September, enjoy thematic art-making activities, story times, performances and gallery activities designed for children ages 5 and under.