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Family Programs

All events are free and open to the public, and are appropriate for children in grades K-8 and their families. All events start in the Cast Gallery, unless otherwise stated.


June 2014


Transformative Experiences in Art


Summer Camp, 3rd-5th Grade, Bring a lunch each day!

19 Thursday

Experimenting with Color


Try out different techniques and materials to discover all kinds of amazing things we can do with color.

26 Thursday

Art in 3D


Leave your movie glasses at home, we'll be creating 3D sculptures today!

July 2014

10 Thursday

Pinch Me, I'm Dreaming!


We'll look at various ways of making ceramic vessels, and try making pinch pots ourselves.

17 Thursday

Art Rocks!


We'll look at examples of rock and cave art, then make our own art rocks.

24 Thursday

Mixed Media Self-Portraits


We'll mix photography and painting to create fun self-portraits.

31 Thursday

What a Relief!


We'll look at different examples of reliefs in the Museum then use paper and other materials to create some of our own!

August 2014

7 Thursday

Warhol Pop


Have some popcorn while we talk about Pop Art then create your own colorful portraits.

Museum Reopening Party just for kids COMING SOON WATCH WEBSITE FOR DETAILS.

Event Cancellation Policy

The Museum of Art and Archaeology reserves the right to cancel events due to poor weather, low registration, or other unforeseen events. Please provide a contact number when registering for educational programs in order to be notified promptly.

Photos from the September 28th National Museum Day Event

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