Programs, Events & Resources for Families
Explore our offerings and activities for children and families.
Experiences + Scavenger Hunts
Unleash your inner artist by participating in one of our “always-on” art experiences! The Art Cart offers art activities, tactile opportunities, games and more for all visitors inspired by objects on view and in our collection. We also offer scavenger hunts to take into the galleries to engage conversation and spark excitement.
More Ways to Get Involved
Museum Days are free programs offered throughout the year that revolve around designated exhibitions and themes. All ages and family dynamics are welcome to join us for a family-friendly tour and art activity on program dates.
Explore color, shape, pattern and other “tot interests” during this free program for children ages 2–5 and their caregivers. On the first Friday of the month, tots are invited to tour the Harn with a museum educator then participate in age-appropriate hands-on art projects. Space is limited. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to start time to register.
More Family Resources
Family guides are available in the museum at the Visitor Services Desk. These guides create an engaging experience of our exhibitions, keeping your child’s interest while supporting conversations about how art objects are made or about the people who made them.
What if I am Part of Something?
Each object has many stories. Stories can be about how or why something was made, what the artist was thinking, and how we relate to it. We exchange stories to find and share meaning. Stories have power. Use this guide to learn stories about art and your role in those...