Summer Family Fun

 

DMA Family Summer Experiences

Enjoy a new experience each day! Make family connections and memories with works of art as you enjoy story time, guided tours, and drop-in art making. Free and fun for all ages!

Programs begin on June 13 and run through August 11. No programs on July 4.

Daily Activities:

Art Spot
11:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Center for Creative Connections (C3)

Use ordinary, everyday materials to make something new and creative. It’s anytime art making for everyone!

Family Gallery Guides
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Family Fun Cart, Level 1 near the Blue Elevators

Give your imagination a workout—DMA style! Pick up a family gallery guide and learn fun facts, play matching games, and find inspiration in selected works of art in the collection.

Featured Activities:

TUESDAYS and WEDNESDAYS

Story Time
Noon–12:30 p.m., meet at the C3 entrance

From tall tales and legends to daring adventures and fairy tales, every work of art has a story! Join the DMA Teen Ambassadors to hear stories read aloud in the galleries.

 

TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS

Story Time
Noon–12:30 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance

From tall tales and legends to daring adventures and fairy tales, every work of art has a story! Join the DMA Teen Ambassadors to hear stories read aloud in the galleries.

Family Tours
2:00–2:30 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance

Explore works of art in the Museum's collection through movement, sketching, stories, and more in this interactive tour led by DMA Teen Ambassadors.

Pop-Up Art Spot
2:00–4:00 p.m., Find the Pop-Up Art Spot on Level 2 in June, Level 1 in July, and Level 3 in August (through August 11)

Take a creative break in the galleries! Find fun activities for all ages at the Pop-Up Art Spot cart.

 

SATURDAYS

Spotlight Tours
2:00 p.m., Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk

Get to know the DMA through a Spotlight Tour. DMA docents will lead free tours introducing visitors of all ages to the highlights of our collection.

Pop-Up Art Spot
2:00–4:00 p.m., Find the Pop-Up Art Spot on Level 2 in June, Level 1 in July, and Level 3 in August (through August 11)

Take a creative break in the galleries! Find fun activities for all ages at the Pop-Up Art Spot cart.

Upcoming Events

Format: 6/24/17

Pop-Up Art Spot

Saturdays, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot to look closely at nearby works of art through speed sketching and discover what it would be like to become a work of art. Free for all ages.

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Summer Story Time

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Noon-12:30 p.m.

From tall tales and legends to daring adventures and fairy tales, every work of art has a story! Join the DMA Teen Ambassadors to hear stories read aloud in the galleries.

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Summer Family Tour

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00-2:30 p.m.

Explore works of art in the Museum's collection through movement, sketching, stories, and more on this interactive tour led by DMA Teen Ambassadors.

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Pop-Up Art Spot

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot to look closely at nearby works of art through speed sketching and discover what it would be like to become a work of art. Free for all ages.

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Pop-Up Art Spot

Saturdays, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot in the Contemporary Galleries on Level 1 for sensory activities related to touch and scent, as well as a paper-folding activity, all inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages.

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Pop-Up Art Spot

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot in the Contemporary Galleries on Level 1 for sensory activities related to touch and scent, as well as a paper-folding activity, all inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages.

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Pop-Up Art Spot

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot and go on an animal scavenger hunt or pair up with a friend to participate in a sketching activity that will get you looking closely at nearby works of art. Free for all ages.

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