Format: 4/23/14

Summer Art Camp: Once Upon a Time

June 23-27, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Create your own “happily ever afters” as we explore the connections between art and story. Finding inspiration in classic children’s books and works of art from the Museum’s collection, you will create your own picture book, puppet characters, a 3-D storybook scene and much more. This camp will surely have a happy ending!

Ages:4-5       Teacher: Leah Hanson


Summer Art Camp: Design Studio

June 23-27, 9:00 a.m.-noon

What do a T-shirt logo, an iPhone, and a lamp have in common? They all started off as a design in someone’s imagination. Step into our design studio and take your ideas from paper to prototype! We’ll take a crash course in the elements of design as we explore works of art in the galleries ranging from decorative arts and furniture to wearable art and functional objects.

Ages: 9-12 Teacher: Mark Gutting


Summer Art Camp: Shutterbugs

June 23-27, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Have you got a photographer’s eye? Put it to good use in this camp all about the art of photography! Learn how to shoot artistic photographs and use them to create top-notch artworks. Take your inspiration from the Museum’s collection and the architecture in and around the DMA. Please bring your own digital camera to camp each day. (This camp does not teach developing and printing.)

Ages: 9-12      Teacher: Lupita Murrilo Tinnen


Diana Gabaldon

Tuesday, June 24th 7:30pm

With over 25 million books in print in 23 languages and over 236,000 Facebook fans (and growing!), Diana Gabaldon’s fiction is a word-of-mouth phenomenon. This six-time New York Times bestselling author weaves a compelling tapestry of history, spirituality, love and honor, time travel, sex, and warfare into her books. Her beloved Outlander series has been hailed as “historical fiction with a Moebius twist.” At this event Gabaldon will discuss the highly anticipated eighth book, "Written in My Own Heart’s Blood," which will be released June 10 in conjunction with the premier of "Outlander: A Starz Original Series."


Summer Art Camp: MasterPEACE

July 7-11, 9:00 a.m.-noon

What does it mean to be a peacemaker? And how can art change the world? Explore the intersection of art and social action in this camp for kids who want to make a difference. Learn about great peacemakers of the past like Ghandi, Mother Theresa and Martin Luther King, Jr. and create paintings, collages and prints that inspire a kinder, more peaceful world. Through art, we’ll do small things that can make BIG changes!

Ages: 9-12      Teacher: Karen Blessen


Summer Art Camp: New World Kids 2

July 7-11 and July 14-18, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Do you know what you want to be when you grow up? Expand your horizons and stretch your imagination with advice from real-world pros! Using the building blocks of the Sensory Alphabet, campers will dig into how our minds work by collaborating with community guests and fellow campers on large-scale projects.

Ages: 7-8 Teacher: Leah Hanson
Please note this is a two-week camp.


Summer Art Camp: Renaissance Kids: Music and Art with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

July 7-11, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Become a modern-day minstrel! The DMA joins with the Dallas Symphony in this camp to introduce children to the artistry of medieval and Renaissance culture. Learn the art of setting poetry to music, create illuminated manuscripts, make an instrument out of recycled materials, play in a musical minstrel ensemble and much more.

Ages: 9-12 Teacher: Toni Austin-Allen


Summer Art Camp: Totally Terrific Textiles

July 7-11, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Discover fabulous fiber techniques while using yarns, threads and mystery materials that can be stitched, woven and transformed to create your own original masterpieces! We will explore American quilts, African dyed cloths, Indonesian woven textiles and more, finding inspiration from around the world in the Museum galleries. If you love working with your hands, this camp is for you!

Ages: 6-8       Teacher: Amanda Batson


Summer Art Camp: From Page to Stage

July 14-18, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Let your imagination soar in a summer camp that has it all! Immerse yourself in the multi-disciplinary world dramatic arts offer. Refine your skills as an actor, script writer, set designer, costume maker and so much more. The DMA’s vast collection of visual art will be your inspiration as you work as a true ensemble member with fellow campers to put on a 30-minute Grand Finale Show for friends and family on the last day of camp. What are you waiting for? Time to let your star shine!

Ages: 9-12       Teacher: Ann Marie Newman