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: 10/16/18

Zine Club with Lauren Cross

Thursday, October 18, 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Art speaks: speak back. Zine Club is a free studio series for high school students that invites you to respond to works of art in the DMA’s collection with artmaking and writing. Responses are collected and edited into a zine—a self-published book of original content. Join C3 Visiting Artist Lauren Cross as we investigate how artists have challenged cultural norms with their work. Sessions will be limited to 20 students, and there will be snacks.

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Make & Take: Pastels on Paper

Thursday, October 25, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Grab a few pastels and mimic the fun, energetic style of the color block pastels in the exhibition Günther Förg: A Fragile BeautyParticipants will learn why the colors they choose complement or contrast with each other and all will leave with their own work of abstract art. 

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Zine Club

Thursday, November 1, 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Art speaks: speak back. Zine Club is a free studio series for high school students that invites you to respond to works of art in the DMA’s collection with artmaking and writing. Responses are collected and edited into a zine—a self-published book of original content. Join us this fall as we investigate identity and issues of representation through different times, cultures, and institutions. Sessions will be limited to 20 students, and there will be snacks.

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Zine Club

Thursday, December 6, 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Art speaks: speak back. Zine Club is a free studio series for high school students that invites you to respond to works of art in the DMA’s collection with art making and writing. Responses are collected and edited into a zine—a self-published book of original content. Join us this fall as we investigate identity and issues of representation through different times, cultures, and institutions. Sessions will be limited to 20 students, and there will be snacks.

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Teen Workshop: Making the Machine

Saturday, December 8 & Sunday, December 9, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

In the 1920s and 30s, Americans entered a Fourth Industrial Revolution. While factories made products easier and cheaper, machines began to take the place of expert craftsmen and artists. In this two-day workshop, weigh the pros and cons of mass production for yourself with silicone mold-making, and create a toy or sculpture to replicate in resin. Recommended for ages 1519. All materials provided. 

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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.

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