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Explore a variety of engaging exhibits and programs for kids and families.

We Are A Kid-Friendly Art Museum

Explore a variety of engaging exhibits and programs for kids and families. Check out the Children’s Discovery Gallery, draw in the Artist’s Studio, imagine in the Puppet Theater, and take a family-friendly tour of the Museum. Our programs and in-gallery materials invite you to look, talk, and interpret works of art together.

The Children’s Discovery Gallery

The Children’s Discovery Gallery is open during regular museum hours. It is a beautifully designed, self-directed activity area for children. The gallery includes a hands-on Artist’s Studio, Life-size Diorama, Animal Costumes, Reading Nook, and Puppet Theater.

First Sundays

First Sundays Family Program Series runs the first Sunday of each month November – March. These events are free to area locals and are the “highlight of the year” for many children. Each event offers at least three simultaneous, participatory options through the afternoon. Past First Sundays have included art making, live music, films, scavenger hunts, visits from Santa, snow sculpture, snow mazes, and more.


Other offerings for kids include thematic tours for Pre-K to grade 12.

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What People Are Saying

This museum was 6 stars! Very well done! The staff that works there was so passionate about what they do! Made the whole experience wonderful! The student learning exhibit was amazing!

- Joanna K from Tripadvisor

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