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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.


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.


Think Creatively

Selected Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 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. 


Book Talk

Sunday, September 7, 1:30 p.m.

DMA Partners in Book Talk are invited to a special book-club-style discussion of Michael Kammen's Visual Shock: A History of Art Controversies in American Culture and a related tour.


Arturo's Art & Me: Dancing with Degas

September 10, 11, or 13, 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 on the event for additional information.

In September, lace up your dancing shoes and get ready to tap your way through the galleries in an exploration of the artwork of Edgar Degas.