C3 Program Spaces

C3 Studio I & II


C3 Studio I & II are places where your creativity can get messy. A variety of hands-on art-making programs for children, teens, and adults are held in these spaces.

C3 Theater


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: 1/24/20

Opening Celebration for My|gration

Saturday, February 1, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Celebrate the opening of My│grationa new exhibition in the Center for Creative Connections inspired by input from the Dallas community. The exhibition explores the migration of people, objects, and ideas through art from the DMA’s collection. Join us for a day of fun-filled, free activities for all ages. 

My|gration  was made possible by The Bonnie Pitman Education Endowment to Do Something New.

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Open Studio

First Saturday, noon-4:00 p.m.

The studio is open and waiting for you! Drop in on the first Saturday of each month and enjoy free art making in the studio for the entire family.

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Open Studio

First Sunday, noon-4:00 p.m.

The studio is open and waiting for you! Drop in on the first Sunday of each month and enjoy free art making in the studio for the entire family.

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Open Studio

Third Saturday, noon-4:00 p.m.

The studio is open and waiting for you! Drop in on the third Saturday of each month and enjoy free art making in the Art Studio for the entire family.

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Open Studio

Third Sunday, noon-4:00 p.m.

The studio is open and waiting for you! Drop in on the third Sunday of each month and enjoy free art making in the Art Studio for the entire family.

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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Translating Senses

Friday, February 21, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

When we move through the world, many of us take our senses for granted, but what if we could see sound, or touch what we hear? Dive into speechless: different by design and explore how six artists and designers change the way we think about our surroundings. Taking inspiration from the exhibition, design your own tools to change how you experience familiar works of art. Recommended for ages 13–19; all materials provided.

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Tween Workshop: Making Multiples

Saturday, February 22, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

How do artists get their work in front of as many people as possible? Many artists turn to printmaking to create multiple copies of their art in a way that’s handmade and personal. In this workshop, try your hand at several forms of printmaking, including block printing, monoprinting, and solvent transfers. Recommended for ages 9–12; all materials provided. 

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Make & Take: Mosaic Plaques

Thursday, February 27, 5:30 p.m.

Add sparkle and shine to any space with a handmade mosaic plaque. Learn the basics about this traditional art form that incorporates color and intricate design to enhance flat forms and surfaces.

 

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Make & Take: Hand-Painted Ceramic Tiles

Thursday, March 26, 5:30 p.m.

Discover the age-old tradition of Islamic pottery by painting a ceramic tile with botanical or geometric designs. Let the repetitive process of painting patterns ease your mind as you create a one-of-a-kind architectural embellishment or drink coaster.

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Gallery Talk: Frans Hals

Wednesday, April 15, 12:15 p.m.

DMA curator Julien Domercq will talk about two portraits by Dutch Golden Age painter Frans Hals made 10 years apart. Find out what we can discover about the artist’s technique by looking at how he returned to the same subject over time.

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