Get a friendly Texas welcome at the Dallas Museum of Art July 5 at the "Howdy Texas" themed free First Tuesday event.
From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., patrons and children can peruse the DMA's collections for absolutely free, as well as participate in several Texas-themed activities at the museum.
11:00 a.m. – Noon, Fleischner Courtyard
Make a work of art using the power of the sun! Arrange nature objects on photo-sensitive paper to create a unique design. Limit one per child. In case of inclement weather, this activity will be canceled.
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., C3 Art Studio or C3 Tech Lab
Drop in and add your signature style to a bandana to wear home.
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., C3 Center Space
Say hello to Arturo, the Museum’s family mascot and get a temporary tattoo (11:00 am–1:00 p.m.)
11:30 a.m. – noon, Horchow Auditorium
Join award-winning storyteller Ann Marie Newman for stories and songs inspired by works in the museum’s collection.
family tours of the museum
11:45 a.m., 12:45 p.m., or 2:45 p.m., Meet at the Center for Creative Connections entrance
Join museum education staff for thirty minute interactive tours of some of our favorite things at the museum.
story time with the Dallas public library
1:00 – 1:30 p.m., C3 Theater
Listen to enchanting stories told by our librarian friends.
acting workshops with Dallas Theater Center
1:00 – 1:45 and 2:00 – 2:45 p.m., Level 1, George Grosz exhibition
Let the Texas landscape inspire you to become a character with tips from our friends at the Dallas Theater Center as they lead acting workshops for ages 8 and up.
western roundup with Dorayne Breedlove
1:30 – 2:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Come along on a western adventure with imaginative play, stories and songs to celebrate the Texas wild west.
Texas Treasures scavenger hunt
1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Pick up your scavenger hunt at the Center for Creative Connections entrance
Follow the clues to explore the museum’s galleries and learn fun facts about the art. Bring your completed sheet back to the Center for Creative Connections and receive a prize!
sketching in the galleries for kids
2:00 – 4:00 p.m., American Art galleries, Level 4 landing
Spend time sketching from original works of art with artist Solange Mariel. All supplies provided.
Yogiños: Yoga for Youth®
3:00 – 3:45 p.m., Crow Collection of Asian Art
Meet at the entrance of C3 to follow a DMA staff person to the Crow.
Families can join certified Yogiños instructors for fun yoga classes weaving stories from works of art, music, and the 8 limbs of yoga. Yogiños is limited to the first 30 children.
3:30 – 4:00 p.m., C3 Theater
Watch The Piggy in the Puddle and learn how artists bring the story to life through clay animation. (30 minutes, for all ages)