Format: 12/13/18

Second Thursdays with a Twist

Second Thursdays, 5:00-9:00 p.m.

Take an unexpected look at the Museum’s collection with a pop culture twist. Hop in your Tardis and head to the DMA to time travel through the galleries as The Doctor. Don’t forget your sonic screwdriver!


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.


Pop-Up Art Spot: Indonesia

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

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot to experience art in a new way. Look closely at nearby works of art and explore what it would be like to be in an artwork through drawing, writing, and listening. Free for all ages.


Pop-Up Art Spot: Cult of the Machine

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 Cult of the Machine exhibition and experience art in a new way. Explore gears, mechanics, and design through participating in a selection of interactive activities inspired by works in the exhibition. All ages welcome. Special exhibition ticket required.


Saturday Spotlight Tours

Saturdays, 2:00 p.m.

Get to know the DMA through a Saturday Spotlight Tour. DMA docents will be on-site to lead free tours introducing visitors to the highlights of our collection. Tours will depart from the Visitor Services Desk at 2:00 p.m. every Saturday.


Gallery Talks

First and third Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m.
Grab a bite of insight and join DMA staff, artists, and local scholars to explore the Museum's collection and exhibitions during lunchtime gallery talks. 

C3 Visiting Artist Closing Reception: Lauren Cross

Thursday, December 27, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Mix and mingle with C3 Visiting Artist Lauren Cross in the Center for Creative Connections for the closing reception of Assembly. Experience her final installation: a collection of visitor drawings compiled from September through December and made into a "quilt" of memory, culture, and ideas.


First Tuesday

Tuesday, December 4, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Dream of snowflakes, snowmen, and snowballs in our holiday celebration of the winter season! Enjoy art-making, performances, story times, and tours in a fun-filled day designed specifically for children ages 5 and under.