Fun for the whole family! Join children’s author and Hollywood screenwriter Drew Daywalt to hear about The Day the Crayons Came Home, the hysterically colorful companion to the bestselling picture book of the past year, The Day the Crayons Quit! Poor Duncan! His crayons sure are a colorful bunch ...
Sunday, May 22 2016 3:00 PM — 4:30 PM
Join printmaker Daryl Howard to learn about the history of the Japanese woodblock print. Participants will have the opportunity to carve and print their own image using this ancient art form. Limited to 15 participants.
Saturday, May 21 2016 1:00 PM — 3:00 PM
Join us for a night of crafts and drafts! Try some local brews, learn about connections between art and beer, and craft your own work of art. See the full schedule of events. FREE for children 11 and under. FREE for DMA Members. DMA Members do not need to reserve a ticket in advance. Not a DMA ...
Fri, May 20 2016 6:00 PM — Sat, May 21 2016 12:00 AM
The Toddler Art class is for 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. We will explore works of art in the galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo’s Nest, the Museum’s kid-friendly space. Adults and younger siblings do not need a ticket. When classes are filled, e-mail lhanson@DM...
Fri, May 13 2016 11:00 AM — Fri, May 20 2016 12:00 PM
John McCarley and Erica Smith-Denton, DMA Junior Associates Co-Chairs, and Jourdan and Harry McClish, Dine Around Chairs, invite members of the Junior Associates to the 15th Annual Dine Around. Thursday, May 19, 2016|7:00 p.m.at the home of a DMA Patron Individual dinner location assignments a...
Thursday, May 19 2016 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
While researching a character for her previous bestselling book The Drunken Botanist, Amy Stewart discovered a story that had been lost to time. Stewart’s novel is based on the true story of one of the nation’s first female deputy sheriffs, Constance Kopp, and her two sisters. In Girl Waits with ...
Tuesday, May 17 2016 7:30 PM — 9:00 PM
Arturo’s Art & Me is a class for 3-5 year olds and their favorite adult. Adults and young children listen to a story, look at works of art, and play hands-on games in the Museum galleries, and then create an original work of art in the Art Studio. Adults and younger siblings do not need a ticket...
Wed, May 11 2016 11:00 AM — Sat, May 14 2016 12:30 PM
Promotional Partner: DaVerse Loungee – A Big Thought and Journeyman Ink ProgramAward-winning poet and performer Kate Tempest’s electrifying debut novel, The Bricks That Built the Houses, portrays the beating heart of London in a multi-generational tale of drugs, desire, and belonging. Tempest, wi...
Friday, May 13 2016 7:30 PM — 9:00 PM
The Art Institute of Chicago is home to the Irving Penn Archives, one of the world's leading collections of photographs and memorabilia about the artist. Natasha Derrickson, former Collection Manager in the Department of Photography and Archive Assistant in the Ryerson and Burnham Archives, will ...
Thursday, May 12 2016 7:00 PM — 8:30 PM
Lunch is $50 per person. Alcoholic beverages must be selected separately and purchased in advance. Please submit your reservation via the ticketleap website. Seating is limited, so please make your reservation in advance. For any inquiries, please contact League@DMA.org or call 214.922.1235.
Monday, May 9 2016 12:00 PM — 2:00 PM