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: 8/23/19

Make & Take: Wearable Raffia

Thursday, August 29, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

In August, make small accessories from raffia to see the versatile nature of this material. Use wrapping and folding techniques to make flowers and tassels to affix to a bag or just as decoration.

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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 Art Studio for the entire family.

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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 Art Studio for the entire family.

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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Block Printing

Friday, September 13, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

When Japan reopened its borders to trade with foreign countries, woodblock prints of the country's famous sites and people were a firsthand way for the rest of the world to discover new things about another culture. Learn how you can use the same techniques to share important memories with others. Intended for ages 1319; all materials provided.

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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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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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Teen Workshop: Needle Felting

Saturday, September 21, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Needle felting transforms soft, colorful wool into small sculptures one pin prick at a time. Investigate how artist Sheila Hicks found inspiration in the fiber arts of Peru and then create your own soft sculpture inspired by a work of art in the DMA's collection. Intended for ages 1319; all materials provided.

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Tween Workshop: Soft Sculpture

Saturday, October 19, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

In this new workshop series for tweens, explore artist Sheila Hicks’ creative connections between the ancient world and today! Weave, wrap, twist, and knot your way through different materials and techniques to create a sculpture inspired by your own traditions and stories. Intended for middle schoolaged students 1013 years old; all materials provided.

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Teen Workshop: Jewelry Making

Saturday, November 2, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

The ancient Greeks and Romans fashioned beautiful and delicate metal jewelry featuring the faces of mythological figures and famous politicianstechniques that can be traced all the way to our modern-day coinage! Learn how to solder your own piece of jewelry from pennies, nickels, and other coin currency. Intended for ages 1319; all materials provided.

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