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Format: 10/31/20

C3 Art Kits

Saturday, October 31, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Visit the Center for Creative Connections on Saturdays to explore My|gration and receive a free art kit for an at-home activity highlighting artworks in the exhibitionCome back each month for new projects that bring the exhibition to life at home.

FREE. All materials provided. Art kits will be first come, first served and cannot be reserved. 

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Open Studio Art Kits

Sunday, November 1, noon-4:00 p.m.

The Art Studio is closed but the art fun is not over! Stop by on the first Saturday and Sunday of every month and receive a free art kit for an at-home art activity. Whether you love to draw or sculpt and glue, we've got a project for you! Projects will change each month, offering new materials and techniques for playing and creating.

November Project: Paper bag luminaries inspired by Maurice de Vlaminck's Bougival

FREE. All materials provided. Art kits will be first come, first served and cannot be reserved.

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Virtual ARTventures with Arturo: Once Upon a Time

Wednesday, November 4, 10:00 a.m.

For a 2–5 year old and a favorite grown–up. Listen to a story, explore a work of art, and try some hands–on games from home. Then follow along to do an activity using materials found at home. 

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Virtual Art Explorers: Still-Life Stories

Wednesday, November 4, 10:00 a.m.

For a 6–12 year old, on their own or with a caregiver. Explore a work of art, receive prompts for artful conversation, and try some hands-on games from home. Then follow along to do an activity using materials found at home. 

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Virtual Event: Laila Lalami

Wednesday, October 21, 7:00 p.m.

In conversation with Jim Falk, President and CEO of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth

Recording available through November 4

Novelist and Pulitzer Prize finalist Laila Lalami utilizes her compelling narrative style to describe her own path to US citizenship alongside the larger history of American law and society in her new nonfiction work Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America. Drawing on her personal identity as “an immigrant, a woman, an Arab, and a Muslim,” Lalami describes how becoming a US citizen does not necessarily mean becoming “an equal member of the American family.”

Join us for a wide-ranging conversation about both Lalami’s fiction and nonfiction works with the author who Viet Thanch Nguyen calls “one of our most important critics of the American character.”

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Toddler Art: Nighttime Adventures

Thursday, November 5, 11:00 a.m.-noon

Toddler Art is for 2–3 year olds and a favorite grown-up and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Virtual State of the Arts: Being a Black Visual Artist in 2020

Through Thursday, November 5

Hear three Dallas artists talk about how their work and lives have been affected by the pandemic, police violence, and the subsequent waves of protests. Introductions and audience Q&A by Miguel Perez, Reporter and Digital Producer for KERA’s Art&Seek, and moderated by Vivian Crockett, the DMA’s Nancy and Tim Hanley Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art.

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Open Studio Art Kits

Saturday, November 7, noon-4:00 p.m.

The Art Studio is closed but the art fun is not over! Stop by on the first Saturday and Sunday of every month and receive a free art kit for an at-home art activity. Whether you love to draw or sculpt and glue, we've got a project for you! Projects will change each month, offering new materials and techniques for playing and creating.

November Project: Paper bag luminaries inspired by Maurice de Vlaminck's Bougival

FREE. All materials provided. Art kits will be first come, first served and cannot be reserved.

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Virtual Event: Bryan Washington

Tuesday, October 27, 7:00 p.m.

In conversation with Kiley Reid, author of Such a Fun Age

Recording available through November 9

Rising literary star Bryan Washington is a National Book Award 5 Under 35 honoree and winner of numerous awards, including the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Fiction, and the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award. His first book, the story collection Lot, landed on numerous best-of-the-year lists, including that of former President Obama, Time, NPR, Vanity Fair, and many more.   

Washington's new novel Memorial centers on Mike, a Japanese American chef at a Mexican restaurant, and Benson, a Black day care teacher, who have begun to question their relationship. With humor and compassion, Washington creates a vibrant, moving portrait of two young men who are navigating issues of race, family, identity, and queerness while attempting to figure out their place in this world. 

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