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Late Night Talk: Animal: Exploring the Zoological World

Friday, October 18, 7:00 p.m.

Dr. James Hanken, Professor of Zoology and Biology at Harvard University, will talk about his book Animal, which explores mankind’s ongoing fascination with the animal world. From cave paintings and medieval bestiaries to Audubon and cutting-edge photography, Hanken will highlight key moments and themes in the history of animal art. 

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Pop-Up Art Spot: Adventure

Friday, October 18, 7:00-9:30 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot in the Ancient Art of the Americas Galleries to pick up a passport and begin your travels to earn activity stamps! Explore shapely structures and golden portraits, or participate in a scavenger hunt, all inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages.

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Cara Mía Theatre presents Esposos: Between Seeing and Seen

Friday, October 18, 8:00-8:30 p.m.

Cara Mía Theatre presents a new performance by David Lozano and Frida Espinosa Müller. When a married couple visits the DMA, they bring their daily concerns and anxieties with them. Coming face to face with ancient art of the Americas, their preoccupations intermingle with the artwork and new possibilities come into focus.

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Late Night Film: Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Friday, October 18, 9:00 p.m.

In this Werner Herzog documentary, the director and a two-person crew examine some of mankind's earliest cave paintings in southern France's Chauvet Cave, which is normally closed off to public view for preservation. The film gives an unprecedented and breathtaking view of 30,000-year-old paintings that capture early man's first recording of the world around them. 

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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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DMA Members-Only Tour: The Harvest

Saturday, October 19, noon

Join us on selected dates for exclusive docent-led tours just for DMA Members. Tours last one hour and will explore highlights and harvest themes from the collection.

Please check in at the DMA Membership Desk at the start of each tour. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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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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Pop-Up Art Spot: Adventure

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 Ancient Art of the Americas Galleries to pick up a passport and begin your travels to earn activity stamps! Explore shapely structures and golden portraits, or participate in a scavenger hunt, all inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages.

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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.

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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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