Teen Programs

Look. Relate. Create. From tours and workshops to volunteering opportunities, there's a place for teens at the Dallas Museum of Art. DMA Teen Programs are opportunities for teens (ages 13-19) to make connections with global cultures, meet and collaborate with new friends, and find inspiration in new places.

For more infomation about volunteering opportunities for teens, please visit our Volunteer page to learn about the Teen Advisory Council and Teen Ambassador Program.

For questions or more information about DMA Teen Programs, email teens@DMA.org or call 214-922-1822. 

Upcoming Teen Workshops

Format: 8/20/18

Zine Club

Thursday, September 6, 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Art speaks: speak back. Zine Club is a free studio series for high school students that invites you to respond to works of art in the DMA’s collection with artmaking and writing. Responses are collected and edited into a zine—a self-published book of original content. Join us this fall as we investigate identity and issues of representation through different times, cultures, and institutions. Sessions will be limited to 20 students, and there will be snacks.
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Teen Workshop: Dear Art World . . .

Saturday, September 8, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Since the 1980s, an anonymous collective of women artists called the Guerrilla Girls has used attention-grabbing humor and images to raise awareness about discrimination in the art world and beyond. Learn from their example and create an iron-on patch that broadcasts a cause important to you. Recommended for ages 1519. All materials provided. 

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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Altered Books

Friday, September 14, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Collage is timeless. From medieval calligraphers to Picasso and Braque, artists have used this multimedia technique to push the limits of their creativity and create something new. In this workshop, investigate artists who broke the mold, and create your own artistic laboratory with an altered book. Recommended for ages 1319. All materials provided. 

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Zine Club

Thursday, October 18, 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Art speaks: speak back. Zine Club is a free studio series for high school students that invites you to respond to works of art in the DMA’s collection with artmaking and writing. Responses are collected and edited into a zine—a self-published book of original content. Join us this fall as we investigate identity and issues of representation through different times, cultures, and institutions. Sessions will be limited to 20 students, and there will be snacks.

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Zine Club

Thursday, November 1, 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Art speaks: speak back. Zine Club is a free studio series for high school students that invites you to respond to works of art in the DMA’s collection with artmaking and writing. Responses are collected and edited into a zine—a self-published book of original content. Join us this fall as we investigate identity and issues of representation through different times, cultures, and institutions. Sessions will be limited to 20 students, and there will be snacks.

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Zine Club

Thursday, December 6, 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Art speaks: speak back. Zine Club is a free studio series for high school students that invites you to respond to works of art in the DMA’s collection with art making and writing. Responses are collected and edited into a zine—a self-published book of original content. Join us this fall as we investigate identity and issues of representation through different times, cultures, and institutions. Sessions will be limited to 20 students, and there will be snacks.

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Teen Workshop: Making the Machine

Saturday, December 8 & Sunday, December 9, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

In the 1920s and 30s, Americans entered a Fourth Industrial Revolution. While factories made products easier and cheaper, machines began to take the place of expert craftsmen and artists. In this two-day workshop, weigh the pros and cons of mass production for yourself with silicone mold-making, and create a toy or sculpture to replicate in resin. Recommended for ages 1519. All materials provided. 

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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Assembly Line

Friday, December 14, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Before the 1920s, items we used in everyday lifedown to the nuts and boltswere made by hand. As new inventions and technology made mass production easier, laborers began to work on assembly lines to put products together. Inspired by the changing world featured in the exhibition Cult of the Machine, join the art assembly line to create technical drawings and Xerox transfers. Recommended for ages 1319. All materials provided.

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