Your Personal Lens: A Teen Renaissance Celebration

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Join the DMA Teen Advisory Council for an all-day celebration of Teen Renaissance, the Museum’s first teen-curated student art exhibition! Experience the creative and colorful talents of Dallas-area teens firsthand with art making, live music, and more.


Art Activity: Lens Crafters

11:005:00 p.m. | Tech Lab, Center for Creative Connection (C3)

Employ your unique vision to create your own personal lens! Reflect your personality by decorating a pair of glasses with feathers, beads, flowers, and more. Show off what you create in our custom photo booth. This activity is limited to teens ages 1319! Supplies are limited.  


Open Studio: Zinemaking

Noon4:00 p.m. | Art Studio, C3

The studio is open and waiting for you! Create a miniature zine in a project designed by local artist and photographer Raul Rodriguez. Zines are self published books with no limits on content or theme, so create a zine that reflects how you see the world.


Teen Renaissance Artist Panel  

1:001:45 p.m. | C3 Theater

Want to get to know the talented visual artists behind Teen Renaissance? Now’s your chance! Learn about their ideas and process in a live interview panel hosted by the Teen Advisory Council. Stop by and get a slice of teen perspectives firsthand.


Damoyee Janai

2:002:30 p.m. | Gallery, C3

Keep the celebration of teen talent going with a special performance by local singer, producer, and songwriter Damoyee Janai! Janai is an award-winning musical artist and 2019 national YoungArts winner in songwriting and jazz performance.  



3:003:15 p.m. | Gallery, C3

Enjoy the K-pop dance stylings of DYSKO, a team of high school students who aim to spread their love for Asian pop culture throughout their community.


Apt 4b

4:004:30 p.m. | Gallery, C3

End the celebration with the fun energy of Apt 4b, a band that defies and denies stereotypes. John Franklin, Bakari Williams, and John Mitchell are seniors at Booker T. Washington High School for the Visual and Performing Arts.