Summer Family Fun

 

DMA Family Summer Experiences

Enjoy a new experience each day! Make family connections and memories with works of art as you enjoy story time, guided interactive tours, and hands-on activities. FREE and fun for all ages!

Programs begin on June 11 and run through August 9. No programs on July 4.

Daily Activities:

Art Spot
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Center for Creative Connections (C3)

Find inspiration in works of art from the DMA's collection—from colorful quilts to an acrylic chair. Drop by to play with our weaving wall, design a chair, and more.

Family Gallery Guides
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Family Fun Cart, Level 1 near the main Visitor Services Desk

Go on an adventure through the galleries! Pick up a family gallery guide and learn fun facts, play matching games, and find inspiration in selected works of art in the collection.

Featured Activities:

TUESDAYS

​Pop-Up Art Spot
2:00–​4:00 p.m., Find the Pop-Up Art Spot on Level 4 in June, Level 3 in July, and Level 4 in August
Take a creative break in the galleries! Stop by to find fun activities for all ages at the Pop-Up Art Spot cart.

Family Tours
2:00–​2:30 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance

​Explore works of art in the Museum's collection through movement, sketching, stories, and more in this interactive tour led by DMA Teen Ambassadors.

 

WEDNESDAYS

Story Time
​Noon–12:30 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance

​From tall tales and legends to daring adventures and fairy tales, every work of art has a story! Join the DMA Teen Ambassadors to hear stories read aloud in the galleries.

Pop-Up Art Spot: Jonas Wood
2:00–​4:00 p.m., Level 1, Jonas Wood exhibition (through July 13)
Explore sensory activities related to touch and scent, as well as a composition portraiture activity, all inspired by nearby works of art. This special exhibition Pop-Up Art Spot is available until July 13.

Pop-Up Art Spot
2:00–​4:00 p.m., After July 13, find the Pop-Up Art Spot on Level 3 in July and Level 4 in August
Take a creative break in the galleries! Stop by to find fun activities for all ages at the Pop-Up Art Spot cart.

 

THURSDAYS

Pop-Up Art Spot
2:00–4:00 p.m., Find the Pop-Up Art Spot on Level 4 in June, Level 3 in July, and Level 4 in August 
Take a creative break in the galleries! Stop by to find fun activities for all ages at the Pop-Up Art Spot cart.

Family Tours
​2:00–2:30 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance

​Explore works of art in the Museum's collection through movement, sketching, stories, and more in this interactive tour led by DMA Teen Ambassadors.
 

FRIDAYS

Story Time
​Noon–12:30 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance

​From tall tales and legends to daring adventures and fairy tales, every work of art has a story! Join the DMA Teen Ambassadors to hear stories read aloud in the galleries.

 

SATURDAYS

Spotlight Tours
2:00 p.m., Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk

Get to know the DMA through a Spotlight Tour. DMA docents will be on-site to lead free tours introducing visitors of all ages to the highlights of our collection.

Pop-Up Art Spot
1:00–4:00 p.m., Find the Pop-Up Art Spot on Level 4 in June, Level 3 in July, and Level 4 in August
Take a creative break in the galleries! Stop by to find fun activities for all ages at the Pop-Up Art Spot cart.

Upcoming Events

Format: 7/16/19

Family Tours

Tuesdays and Thursdays in June, July, and August, 2:00 p.m.

Explore works of art in the Museum's collection through movement, sketching, stories, and more in this interactive tour led by DMA Teen Ambassadors.

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Story Time

Wednesdays and Fridays in June, July, and August, 12:00 p.m.

From tall tales and legends to daring adventures and fairy tales, every work of art has a story! Join the DMA Teen Ambassadors to hear stories read aloud in the galleries.

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