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: 12/13/18

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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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.

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Open Studio

First Saturday, Noon-4:00 p.m.

The studio is open and waiting for you! Drop in on the first Saturday of each month and enjoy free art making in the Art Studio. Whether you love to paint and 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. All ages are welcome to create, and all materials are provided.

FREE

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Open Studio

First Sunday, Noon-4:00 p.m.

The studio is open and waiting for you! Drop in on the first Saturday of each month and enjoy free art making in the Art Studio. Whether you love to paint and 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. All ages are welcome to create, and all materials are provided.

FREE

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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 first Saturday of each month and enjoy free art making in the Art Studio. Whether you love to paint and 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. All ages are welcome to create, and all materials are provided.

FREE

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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 first Saturday of each month and enjoy free art making in the Art Studio. Whether you love to paint and 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. All ages are welcome to create, and all materials are provided.

FREE

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Make & Take: Wonderful Weaving

Thursday, January 24, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Use a personal miniature loom to make your own wall hanging or small textile creation. You will learn the basics of weaving and use different yarn and materials to make your hanging uniquely yours. To get inspiration for your creation, check out our textiles on view in the Center for Creative Connections, right outside the studio.

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Late Night Film: Kedi

Friday, February 15, 8:30 p.m.

In the surprise box-office smash Kedi, we take a tour of the ancient city of Istanbul through the perspective of seven of its thousands of stray cats. Called an "enchanting documentary" by the New York Times, the film captures the soul of a city that has long served as a cultural capital of the world. 

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Make & Take: Mastering Marbling

Thursday, February 21, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Create marbled paper for your next craft project or for writing a note to a friend with a decorative flair. Learn two ways to create personalized paper marbled in the style that originated as early as the 12th century in Asia. 

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Make & Take: Succulent Still Life

Thursday, March 28, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Use succulents and other small household plants as subjects to create your own miniature still-life painting. You will receive a 6" x 6" canvas and instruction from a local artist on how to make your tiny masterpiece come to life.

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