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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.

 

February 2014

15 Saturday

Art Lab for Middle Schoolers

Family Event 10:00am-12:00pm

Make Your Mark! We'll explore different kinds of art making and how to make your mark your own.

FREE, open to the public, and held at the Museum of Art and Archaeology at Mizzou North, 115 W. Business Loop 70. Please call 573-882-3591 to pre-register.

27 Thursday

Make Your Mark!

Family Event 3:30pm-5:30pm

Explore various forms of mark making with different tools and materials.

FREE, open to the public, and held at the Museum of Art and Archaeology at Mizzou North, 115 W. Business Loop 70. Limit two children per adult. Please call 573-882-3591 to pre-register.

March 2014

15 Saturday

Art Lab for Middle Schoolers

10:00am-12:00pm

Art in Bloom: We'll take a look at some botanical images and make our own natural art!

FREE, open to the public, and held at the Museum of Art and Archaeology at Mizzou North, 115 W. Business Loop 70. Please call 573-882-3591 to pre-register.

20 Thursday

Art in Bloom

3:30pm-5:30pm

We won't have floral arrangements in the galleries this year, but we'll look at examples of flowers in art then make some floral art of our own.

FREE, open to the public, and held at the Museum of Art and Archaeology at Mizzou North, 115 W. Business Loop 70. Limit two children per adult. Please call 573-882-3591 to pre-register.

April 2014

12 Saturday

Thomas Hart Benton's 125th Birthday

1:00pm-2:45pm; At the State Historical Society of Missouri, followed by an all-ages event from 3-4pm.

FREE, open to the public, limit two children per adult. Please call 573-882-3591 to pre-register.

May 2014

8 Thursday

Food in Art

3:30pm-5:30pm

Look at examples of food in art, then make art out of food!

FREE, open to the public, and held at the Museum of Art and Archaeology at Mizzou North, 115 W. Business Loop 70. Limit two children per adult. Please call 573-882-3591 to pre-register.

June 2014

9th-13th

Transformative Experiences in Art

9:00am-3:00pm

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

19 Thursday

Experimenting with Color

3:30pm-5:30pm

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

26 Thursday

Art in 3D

3:30pm-5:30pm

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

July 2014

10 Thursday

Pinch Me, I'm Dreaming!

3:30pm-5:30pm

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

17 Thursday

Art Rocks!

3:30pm-5:30pm

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

24 Thursday

Mixed Media Self-Portraits

3:30pm-5:30pm

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

31 Thursday

What a Relief!

3:30pm-5:30pm

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

3:30pm-5:30pm

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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