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:

May 3: Things That Go
September 6: Pattern Party
December 6: Dreams of Snow

For more information about programs for young children, email

May 3: Things That Go

art-making activity
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Art Studio 1, Center for Creative Connections (C3)
Chug along to the studio to create your own choo choo train paintings using sponge stamps, paint, and markers.

meet Arturo
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., C3
Say hello to Arturo, the Museum’s family mascot.

transportation play stations
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Art Studio 2, C3
Honk, rattle, and beep your way to our transportation-themed play stations! Squish scented play dough and kinetic sand, search for surprises in a cotton ball sensory bin, color a "things that go" banner, 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.

Virtual storytime with Michael Sampson
11:30 a.m.–noon, C3 Theater
Join author Michael Sampson as he shares his newest book, Armadillo Antics, co–written with the late Bill Martin Jr. Follow an adventurous armadillo through nighttime fun as dawn approaches.

All Aboard! family tours
12:15–12:45 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance
Tours are limited to groups of 10 people or less.
Hop aboard the DMA express and take an interactive tour of the Museum's collection led by your own Education staff tour guide. Tours are offered in English and Spanish.

story time with the Dallas Public Library
1:00–1:30 p.m., C3 Theater
Listen to enchanting stories told by our librarian friends.

For more information about programs for young children, email


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