First Tuesday

Tuesday, September 4, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.





September 4: ​Pirate Party


art-making activity
​11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Art Studio, C3
Drop in and create a colorful parrot to be your pirate sidekick.

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!

pirate play stations
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Tech Lab, C3
​Arrr you ready to join our pirate crew? Practice your pirate skills at one of our play stations—explore sand and shells, dig for treasure, walk the plank, 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.

​A Taste of Treasure Island ​ with Dallas Children's Theater
​11:30 a.m.–​noon, C3 Theater
​Shiver me timbers, there's a pirate in the Museum! Join Dallas Children's Theater teaching artist BJ Cleveland for a crash course in how to live the pirate's life and get a taste of the fun in store at Treasure Island, Reimagined!​premiering later this month at the Dallas Children's Theater.

Ahoy, Mateys!  family tour
12:15–​12:45 p.m., Meet at the Center for Creative Connections entrance
​Search the galleries for all the things a pirate needs—​a boat, some treasure, a parrot, and more—and discover arrrrt any pirate would love on 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.