Spring Break 2018

Spring Break Week at the DMA 

It's not a question of where to spend spring break, it's WHEN! Enjoy a fun-filled week of time travel-themed art making, guided tours, story times, and gallery activities for families, all inspired by works of art from across time and space.

Spring Break programs are FREE and held daily March 13–16.


Art Spot
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Center for Creative Connections (C3)
Find inspiration in works of art from the DMA's collection and create futuristic communication devices with magnetic blocks, make a self-portrait for posterity, and more.

Family Gallery Guides
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Family Fun Cart, Level 1 near the Blue Elevators
Pick up a guide and learn about selected works of art in the DMA’s collection.

Story Time
11:30 a.m.–noon, Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk
Storytime is limited to the first 30 participants. Pick up your free ticket at the main Visitor Services Desk at 11:20 a.m.
Hear stories from yesterday and today during story time led by education staff members in the Museum galleries.

Pop-Up Art Spot
Noon–2:00 p.m.Level 2
Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot for creative writing, playing, and sketching activities inspired by nearby works of art.

Time Warp Workshop
1:00–4:00 p.m., Tech Lab, C3
Watch out for wormholes! Construct components for a collaborative time machine, play games with family and friends for the title of Top Time Traveler, and strike a pose in our photo booth to show off WHEN you've been.

Craft to the Future
1:00–4:00 p.m., Art Studio, C3
Drop in and create a special artistic message for your future self, and then work with family and friends to convert the wall of our studio into a century-celebrating mural using recycled materials and colorful paper.

Blast from the Past Family Tour
2:00–2:30 p.m., Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk
Two tours available, each limited to the first 30 participants. Pick up your free ticket at the main Visitor Services Desk at 1:50 p.m.
From pyramids to pop art, learn how artists throughout history have made their mark in this interactive tour led by DMA docents.