First Tuesdays


First Tuesday programming is specifically designed for children ages five and under, but all ages are welcome. Enjoy thematic art-making activities, story times, performances, and gallery activities.

11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., first Tuesday of the month, September–May, Center for Creative Connections (C3)

Upcoming Events

​​March 5: Funny Faces
April 2: The Great Outdoors
May 7: Big and Little

For more information about programs for young children, email


Upcoming First Tuesdays

Format: 2/18/19

First Tuesday

Tuesday, February 5, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Enjoy art-making, performances, story times, and tours in a fun-filled day designed specifically for children ages 5 and under.


Pop-Up Art Spot: 18th-Century European

Tuesday, March 5, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot and experience art in a new way. Dress up as a character, listen to songs scored by local musicians, or imagine a fantastical landscape inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages.


The DMA Café welcomes First Tuesday Families! See what’s for lunch here.