Family Programs

Family Days

This program is ideal for families with children ages 5 – 11, but all ages are welcome.

Family Day: Soak Up the Sun: Creating with Light
Saturday, February 15, 2020
1 – 4 pm
Uncover the power of the sun! Take a tour of the museum and learn about the impact of light in photography. Draw inspiration from unique perspectives then join us in the classrooms to capture a camera-less image. Design your own cyanotype image then experience the science behind a sun print. This program is ideal for families with children ages 5 – 11, but all ages are welcome.

Family Day: Curiouser and Curiouser
Saturday, April 18, 2020
1 – 4 pm
Explore the curious and imaginative world of Alice through a guided tour of Dreaming Alice: Maggie Taylor Through the Looking Glass. Discover how a favorite tale can spark creativity and translate into works of art. Create your own fantastic narrative by striking a pose for a photo booth picture then collaging your own fairy tale story. This program is ideal for families with children ages 5 – 11, but all ages are welcome.

 

Tot Times

Join us the first Friday of each month from11 am - noon for an engaging tour and art-making program for children ages 2 - 5 and their families. Space is limited. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to start time to register. 

2020
January | No Tot Time
February 7 | Art with Heart 
March 6 | Ink it Up! 
April 3 | eARTh Inspirations  
May 1 | Imagining Wonderland 
June 5 | Looking at Line
July | No Tot Time 
August 7 | Art Athletes 
September 4 | ABCs of Art
October 2 | Dotted Dreams 
November 6 | Museum on the Move 
December 4 | Wintertime Still Life 

 

 

"Always-on Activities"

Stop by the Bishop Study Center the next time you are at the museum and participate in our always-on activities. Visit the Kids + Families area of our website for a description of activities available.

 

Looking for Art Camps for Kids?

Learn more about our Thanksgiving, Spring Break and Summer Art Camps, here.