Toddler Tuesdays


Toddler Tuesdays 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. Toddler Tuesdays are offered four times a year—March, May, September, and December. 

Upcoming Events:

September 6: RESCHEDULED
October 4: Pattern Party
December 6: Dreams of Snow

For more information about programs for young children, email

October 4: Pattern Party

art-making activity
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Founders Room
Patterns, patterns, everywhere! Head to the art room to design your own pattern stamp using foam stickers in a variety of basic shapes.

shape by shape play stations
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Founders Room
Give your brain a workout and get into shape at one of our play stations! Make shapes out of play dough, put together shape puzzles, play a pattern matching game, and more.

pop-up art spot
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Museum galleries
Visit our cart for creative games and activities in the galleries.

String Variety with the Dallas Puppet Theater
11:30 a.m.–noon, Horchow Auditorium
Get ready for a fast-paced and fun-filled musical marionette show featuring puppet friends from the Dallas Puppet Theater.

Shape Escape family tour
12:15–12:45 p.m., Meet at the Guest Services Desk
The shapes have escaped and we must round them up! Search for circles, triangles, and squares hiding in the art in this interactive tour led by Museum staff. Tours will be offered in English and Spanish.

story time with the Dallas Public Library
1:00–1:30 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Listen to enchanting stories told by our librarian friends.

The DMA Cafe welcomes Toddler Tuesdays families! See what’s for lunch here.