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Dallas Museum of Art offering Free admission for families this weekend

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The entire family can enjoy a wide variety of art activities, meet local TV stars and explore the Dallas Museum of Art this weekend for free, courtesy of CBS 11.

The 'CBS 11 Make It a Day at the DMA Family Celebration' will take place this Saturday from 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Highlights of the celebration include art-making activities, music, performances, interactive experiences with artists, family tours, sketching in the galleries, and more. Keep reading below for the full schedule of events!

Meet Arturo
11:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Center for Creative Connections (C3)
Meet Arturo, the Museum’s mascot, and pick up your Arturo tattoo!

Studio Creations
11:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Art Studio, C3
Make a creative creature! Discover shapes and abstract figures in works of art from the C3 Gallery and then use your imagination to create a creature using an artistic form.

Cloudy Art Flipbooks
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., C3 Tech Lab
View cloudy skies in works of art and then forecast skies of your own to make a 3D cloud-filled creation.

WeatherLab with Larry Mowry
Noon - 12:30 p.m., C3 Tech Lab
Do you know how hail is formed? What about how a cold front works? Watch and learn as CBS 11 Chief Meteorologist Larry Mowry demonstrates exciting weather-related experiments.

Weatherscapes with Larry Mowry
12:30 - 1:00 p.m., European Painting and Sculpture Galleries, Level 2
Learn about severe weather and safety as you search for stormy skies in works of art with CBS Chief Meteorologist Larry Mowry.

StoryART
1:00–1:30 p.m., C3 Theater
Listen to stories performed by award-winning storyteller Ann Marie Newman.

Sketching in the Galleries for Kids
1:00-3:30 p.m., European Painting and Sculpture Gallery, Level 2
Spend time sketching from original works of art with artist Solange Mariel. All supplies are provided.

CBS 11 News Anchor Meet and Greet
1:00 - 2:00 p.m., C3
Stop by C3 to meet our friends from CBS 11 News.

Early Learners: Tinker Tots
1:30–3:00 p.m., Arturo’s Nest, C3
Use stamps and ink pads to create a spring-themed masterpiece—just for children 4 and under.

Family Gallery Tour
1:30–2:00 p.m.
Meet in C3
Join Education staff for a special hands-on tour of the Museum’s collection designed for the whole family.

The David Chicken Live Show Spectacular!
2:00–3:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Experience a hilarious, high-energy singing and dancing event with Emmy-award winner David Chicken and his amazing trick Chihuahua, Super Chachie!

Meet the Artist! Young Masters: Advanced Placement Student Art Competition
3:00–4:00 p.m., C3 Theater
Meet student artists as they discuss their works of art with a CBS news anchor. This exhibition is funded by the O’Donnell Foundation and showcases local high school students in Advanced Placement art classes.

Family Film
4:00-4:30 p.m., C3 Theater
Watch Dropping in on Picasso and learn from Puffer the bird as he interviews Picasso about his artwork in this entertaining animated video. (20 minutes, for all ages)

For more information on the CBS 11 Make It a Day at the DMA Family Celebration, check out the Dallas Museum of Art Website.

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