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Arturo's Art & Me: Sew Inspired

January 7, 8, or 10, 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 January, investigate beautifully stitched textiles from Africa and learn basic sewing techniques.

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Think Creatively

Selected Thursdays, 6:30-8:50 p.m.

Give your brain a boost and discover the power to expand your creativity. Join creativity experts in this engaging workshop where you will exercise your brain with creative thinking tools and then explore your new skills with an art experience. All materials provided. 

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Toddler Art: Oh So Sleepy

January 9, 13, or 16, 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 January, enjoy sweet dreams as we learn about a giant-sized bed that almost lived at the White House.

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Urban Armor: Vinyl Toy Workshop with Mark Gutting

Sunday, January 11, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Vinyl toys will be your canvas as you explore elements of design with guest artist Mark Gutting! Gain inspiration from works of art in the DMA's collection, and discover how street artists, graphic designers, and illustrators have elevated vinyl toys into an art form. For ages 13-19; limited to fifteen participants.
 

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Art Babies: Splash of Color

Mondays, January 12, February 9, March 16, 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.

For the January–March classes, we'll focus on all the colors of the rainbow and then enjoy sensory play stations in the Art Studio. Each month’s tour will explore a new gallery or exhibition.

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Art Babies: Splash of Color

Mondays, January 12, February 9, March 16, 12:00-1:00 p.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.

For the January–March classes, we'll focus on all the colors of the rainbow and then enjoy sensory play stations in the Art Studio. Each month’s tour will explore a new gallery or exhibition.

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Texas Bound I: Family (Dys)function

Monday, January 12th 7:30pm

An evening of stories ranging from poignant to side splittingly funny about family ties and dysfunction. Acclaimed Texas actors bring these stories to life on stage. Features work by Dallas authors David Haynes, Clay Reynolds, Betty Wiesepape, and Kevin Sutton, as well as Bret Anthony Johnston, the winner of the Texas Institute of Letters’ 2014 Cattarulla Short Story Contest, named in honor of Arts & Letters Live’s founding producer. Actors will include Emmy Award winner Doris Roberts (Marie on Everybody Loves Raymond), Glenn Morshower (Secret Service Agent Aaron Pierce on 24 and family attorney Lew Rosen on TNT’s Dallas), Chamblee Ferguson, Lydia Mackay, and Sally Nystuen Vahle.

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Jacques Monod and Albert Camus: A Scientist’s and a Philosopher’s Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize

Wednesday, January 14, 7:00 p.m.

Presented by the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History
In his talk, Dr. Sean B. Carroll, Vice President for Science Education of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, will chronicle the adventures of Jacques Monod, a co-founder of molecular biology, from the dark years of the German occupation of Paris to the heights of the Nobel Prize, his friendship with the great writer Albert Camus, and his emergence as a public figure and leading voice of science.

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Tim Federle: The Classics, with a Twist

Friday, January 16th 7:00pm

Tim Federle, former Broadway star turned author, shares his whimsical and witty books Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist, winner of the Goodreads Best Cookbook of 2013, and Hickory Daiquiri Dock. They offer up a delightful blend of literary commentary, puns, and drink recipes.

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