Family Learning


Family Days are designed to help kids and grown-ups explore the Museum’s exhibits together. They feature hands-on gallery activities and art-making for the whole family. Family Days happen on selected Saturdays from 10 AM until Noon and they are FREE, no registration required. Our Watercolor USA Family Day is Friday, June 29!


Returning Fall of 2018 
Select Fridays, 10:30 AM - Noon
Bring your littlest artist for some FREE hands-on fun! Each week, you and your child can make your mark using a variety of tools and materials in an exploratory open-studio setting. Drop in once or come every week! These sessions are designed for kids ages 3-5 with a caregiver.


Family Art Workshops are intended to help elementary school-aged children and their adult caregivers enjoy art together, and include time in both the galleries and our studio classrooms. Please check back for future dates.


Located in the Museum's Education Wing, the Family Art Lab and Book Nook are interactive spaces where children can explore art on their own terms—by touching, building and pretending. Full of blocks, magnatiles, books, art games and more, the Family Art Lab can provide a break during a Museum visit or be a destination in itself. The Book Nook is a quiet space where kids can peruse our fantastic collection of children’s art books. We invite families to be creative together in these spaces designed just for them!
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Pre-K Open Studio Sessions generously sponsored by:
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Family Art Lab generously sponsored by:

Book Nook generously sponsored by:

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