First Tuesday

Tuesday, May 1, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.





May 1: ​Glitter and Gold

art-making activity
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Art Studio, C3
Drop in and fashion your own golden jewelry using foil, beads, pipe cleaners, and art wire.

meet Arturo
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Arturo's Nest, C3
Say hello to Arturo, the Museum's family mascot. Don't forget to write him a letter!

world travelers stations
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Tech Lab, C3
Explore the traditions and beauty of the African continent through sensory play stations. Try a flag matching game, smoosh and squish play dough, challenge a friend to a game of Mancala, 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.

Afrikan Storytelling  with Afiah Bey
11:30 a.m.–noon, C3 Theater
Learn words, phrases, and songs in various African languages and listen to traditional tales from the engaging griot (storyteller) Afiah Bey.

Golden Touch  family tour
12:15–12:45 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance
There's gold in the galleries! Join us on a treasure hunt and discover works of art from all over the world made with this perfectly precious metal in an interactive tour led by education staff.

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