Programs for Children, Teens and Families

In addition to regularly scheduled Tours, the Museum offers a variety of events that are designed to enhance the experience and understanding of our younger patrons and their families.

Programs for Younger Children | for children 10 and under

Sid's Story Time

Sid's Story Time Flyer
Sid's Story Time Flyer

Each storytime features the reading of an exciting western themed story followed by a fun gallery activity. For children 3 to 8 years old and an adult companion.

  • November 19, 2018 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Visit event details for additional information.
  • January 3, 2019 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Visit event details for additional information.
  • March 14, 2019 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Visit event details for additional information.

Children's Summer Camp

Children's Summer Camp Flyer
Children's Summer Camp Flyer

Every year the Museum offers a week-long, half-day, drop-off, Summer Camp program for children. This event has proven to be our most popular children's program year after year.

  • Next: None scheduled at this time. Check back for additional dates.

Children's Workshops

Children's Workshop Flyer
Children's Workshop Flyer

Children's Workshops are single day, drop-off events, usually lasting approximately 2 hours. Workshops start with a docent-guided tour of the gallery during which the children learn about a specific aspect of art or history. In the second part of the workshop children move to our studio classroom where instructors lead them through a creative learning activity that reinforces what they learned in the tour. All Children's Workshops require advance registration.

Oil Pastel Landscapes

  • Next: March 12, 2019 from 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Visit event details for additional information.

Artist as Recorder

  • Next: None scheduled at this time. Check back for additional dates.

Programs for Older Children | for children ages 10 to 13

Older Children's Summer Camp

Children's Summer Camp Flyer
Children's Summer Camp Flyer

Every year the Museum offers a week-long, half-day, drop-off, Summer Camp program for children. This event has proven to be our most popular childrens's program year after year.

  • Next: None scheduled at this time. Check back for additional dates.

Older Children's Workshops

Tweens Workshop Flyer
Children's Workshop Flyer

Children's Workshops are specially designed for students ages 10-13. Workshops typically include a docent-guided tour of the gallery during which the children learn about a specific aspect of art or history. In the second part of the workshop children move to our studio classroom where instructors lead them through a creative learning activity that reinforces what they learned in the tour. All Children's Workshops require advance registration.

Animals in Art

  • Next: None scheduled at this time. Check back for additional dates.

Teen's Programs | for young adults ages 14 to 17

Teen's Workshops

Teens's Workshop Flyer
Teen's Workshop Flyer

Teen's Workshops are specially designed to engage teenagers ages 14-17 who are interested in art history and art making. Workshops include spending time with the collection and exhibits to learn about a specific aspect of art or history as well as hands-on activities in our studio classroom targeting a variety of media and artistic skills such as drawing, painting and printmaking. All Teen's Workshops require advance registration.

Let's Make Memes!

  • Next: April 27, 2019 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Visit event details for additional information.

Learning from Artists

  • Next: None scheduled at this time. Check back for additional dates.

Make Your Own Zine

  • Next: None scheduled at this time. Check back for additional dates.

Animals in Art

  • Next: None scheduled at this time. Check back for additional dates.


Family Programs | for children and teens with an adult companion

Family Programs are designed to engage the whole family. Special upcoming family events include:

Family Film Series

Family Film Series Flyer
Family Film Series Flyer

Our Family Film Series this Fall is designed for younger children and their grown up buddy/guardian. After the film, take your child into our gallery to participate in a gallery activity. FREE. Registration required.

  • January 5, 2019 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am. Visit event details for additional information.
  • February 2, 2019 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am. Visit event details for additional information.
  • May 4, 2019 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am. Visit event details for additional information.

Family Workshops

Family Workshop Wood Panel Wildlife Painting Flyer
Family Workshop Wood Panel Wildlife Painting Flyer

Family Wood Panel Wildlife Painting Workshop

FREE. Registration required.

  • Next: None scheduled at this time. Check back for additional dates.

Family Portrait Painting Workshop

FREE. Registration required.

  • Next: None scheduled at this time. Check back for additional dates.

Family Holiday Round Up

Holiday Round Up Flyer
Holiday Round Up Flyer

Join us for our FREE Family Holiday Event packed with a full schedule of engaging activities!

  • Next: December 8, 2018 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Visit event details for additional information.

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Online Resources

The Museum has gathered and developed a variety of Resources to augment and support the experience of our various audiences: educators, adults, families, and children.