Art for Kids
Looking for a summer camp that focuses on the arts? Check out more than two dozen summer camps offered throughout the Dallas Arts District! Kids’ Summer Art Camps
Children’s Greater Chorus of Dallas
Don’t miss the Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas concerts. Check www.thechildrenschorus.org for detail on concerts, camps, workshops, or becoming a member.
Crow Collection of Asian Art
AdventureAsia: Family Days at the Crow
First Saturday of the Month
10:00 AM–2:00 PM | FREE
On Children’s Day, Japanese families celebrate the health and happiness of all children. Create your own carp-shaped koinobori flag and enjoy storytelling, dance, and bubble tea.
Yogiños: Yoga for Youth
Yogiños: Yoga for Youth is an OHMazing™ trilingual yoga camp facilitated in English, Spanish, and Sanskrit that uses music, games, stories, and sensory integrated activities to align minds, bodies, and hearts both on and off the yoga mat!
Children as young as 2 years old and their favorite adult can join certified yoga instructors for engaging parent and child yoga sessions in the galleries. $15 for public, $10 for Crow Collection members, FREE for Wellness members. Space is limited, mats are provided. For more information, call 214 979 6438.
Dallas Museum of Art
General admission to the museum is free, including viewing the Museum’s collection galleries and most exhibitions.
Third Fridays, 6:00pm–midnight
Activities included in general admission to the Museum; some special exhibitions require an additional ticket
Explore different creative techniques to create your own work of art inspired by the permanent collection and special exhibitions at the Museum.
Yoga for Kids!
Join Arturo and our resident yogini, Michelle Mock, for meditation, relaxation, and some very pretzel-like poses!
Bedtime Stories with Arturo
Kids, wear your pajamas and bring your pillows to hear Bedtime Stories with Arturo, told by our award-winning storyteller, Ann Marie Newman.
Schedules and activities are subject to change. For the next Late Night schedule, please visit DallasMuseumofArt.org.
Saturdays and Sundays, 1–3:30pm, Art Studio
Discover a new art-making activity each month! Join us in the studio, where volunteers are on hand to help your family make unique art projects. All materials are provided.
Sketching in the Galleries for Kids
Every third Saturday with some exceptions, 1–3:00pm
Families are invited to sketch from original works of art. All supplies are provided.
Take an in-depth look at a different work of art each month. A trained volunteer will be in the galleries with engaging materials for all ages.
Saturdays and Sundays, 2pm., Theater, Center for Creative Connections
Films subject to change. These films are presented by the Robert J. O’Donnell Film Series Endowment Fund.
Arturo’s Art & Me
For a 3–5 year old and a favorite grown-up!
Adults and young children will work together to look at works of art, read a related story in the galleries, and do an art-making activity in the studio. Taught by Museum education staff. Class size limited to 12 pairs.
Free for Members/Nonmembers $10 (per pair). All supplies provided. To register, complete and mail in this registration form. Call 214-922-1822 or e-mail familyexperiences@DallasMuseumofArt.org for additional information and class availability.
For 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up.
We will look at a work of art in the museum galleries, then play with our new friends in Arturo’s Nest, the Museum’s kid-friendly space. Taught by Museum education staff. Class size is limited to twelve pairs.
Free with admission; registration required. To register, call 214-922-1312.
Center for Creative Connections Tech Lab
What do you get when you cross art objects with technology?
The Tech Lab is a space in the Center for Creative Connections where you can blog about, tag, and research objects in the Dallas Museum of Art’s collections. It is also a space to experiment with current technologies and create original work during special classes, workshops, and programs.
First Tuesdays at the Dallas Museum of Art
11am–2pm, Center for Creative Connections
Admission to the Museum is free on the first Tuesday of every month. First Tuesday programming is designed for children ages five and under and their families. Enjoy thematic art-making activities, story times, performances, and gallery activities.
Photo credit: Iwan Baan, courtesy of the AT&T Performing Arts Center
Kids can go to www.dallasopera.org/learn/kids to learn more about the history opera. Be sure to check out the Dallas Operas high school educational programs.
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Don’t forget the DSO! Join the Dallas Symphony orchestra for their annual Family Series and their School-Day Youth Concerts. Enjoy Pop music? Check out the DSO’s Pops Series at www.dallassymphony.com
Want to learn more about music for kids and the DSO? Go to www.dsokids.com for fun interactive games, information about kids concerts, youth programs, open rehearsals, and lots of music to explore. You can even join the DSO Kids Club and get a chance to go back stage and meet the musicians! For teen musicians and music lovers, check out www.studiodso.com to ask musicians questions, post your own concert reviews, see video master classes and more.
Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra
Want to go listen to talented young musicians? Check out the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra schedule. http://www.gdyo.org
Nasher Sculpture Center
Target First Saturdays
Target sponsors First Saturdays at the Nasher Sculpture Center, with free admission from 10am-2pm and a variety of children’s activities.
Children’s Art Activity 10am – 12 noon
Art in Action Sculpture Demo 10am – 12:30pm
Art Scavenger Hunt 10am – 2pm
Family Tours 10:15, 11:15am and 12:15pm
Yoga in the Garden, Presented by YogaSport 11:30am
Storytime with the Dallas Public Library 12:30pm
NasherKids Live! 1pm
For more information, please visit NasherSculptureCenter.org.