C3 Program Spaces

C3 Studio


The C3 Studio is a place where your creativity can get messy. A variety of hands-on art-making programs for children and adults take place in this space.

C3 Tech Lab


The Tech Lab is the space where art and technology merge to inspire your creativity. A variety of programs take place in this space, including Teen programs.

C3 Theater


The C3 Theater is a comfortable space where we host storytellers, performances, and lectures during special events such as First Tuesdays and Late Nights. At times, this space is used to display video installations from the Museum's collection.  

Upcoming Classes & Activities

Format: 8/21/17

Meaningful Moments

Every third Tuesday, 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Designed specifically for individuals with early stage dementia and their family members or caregivers, Meaningful Moments is a monthly program that offers the chance to relax and connect with art in the galleries, share stories, and gain inspiration.

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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Color Zine with Lisa Huffaker

Friday, September 22, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Come make zines with C3 Visiting Artist Lisa Huffaker! Explore a chosen color through collage, poetry, drawing, paper weaving, micro-fiction, bookbinding, and more. Ages 13-19. No prior experience necessary, and all materials provided.

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Teen Workshop: Photography

Sundays, October 1, 8, and 15, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

See the world around you in new ways through the art of photography. In this three-week workshop series, learn about the history of the camera and develop your eye for composition using the Museum as your subject. Students will experience the beginnings of photography by creating their own camera obscura, experiment with traditional film with Polaroid Instant Cameras, and learn how to use digital tools to edit their photos. All equipment and supplies are included, and no prior experience is necessary to participate.

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Boshell Lecture: Walking in the Footsteps of My Grandmothers: The Art and Ancestry of Mono Basket Weaving

Saturday, October 7, 2:00 p.m.

Join us for a closer look at two newly acquired baskets created by Mono artists Lois Conner Bonha and Clara Muhly Harris. For more than 30 years, Lois Bonha, affectionately known as the Acorn Lady, has been carrying on the tradition of her North Fork Mono Tribe by gathering local materials and creating intricately woven baskets. Bonha will speak about the process of creating her gambling tray in the DMA's collection and how it fits into the rich history of Mono basket weaving. 

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