Programs for Children Tweens and Teens

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.

Children/Tween Crossover Programs | for ages 6 to 12

Spring Break Workshop

Workshop Flyer
Workshop Flyer

Join us for a special Spring Break Workshop - Weaving and the West! All Workshops require advance registration.

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

Tween's Programs | for children ages 10 to 13

Tween's Summer Camp

Tween's Summer Camp Flyer
Tween's Summer Camp Flyer

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

  • Next: July 17, 2017 - July 21, 2017 from 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Visit event details for additional information.

Tween's Workshops

Tweens Workshop Flyer
Tween's Workshop Flyer

Tween'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 tweens move to our studio classroom where instructors lead them through a creative learning activity that reinforces what they learned in the tour. All Tween's Workshops require advance registration.

Animals in Art

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

    Teens' Talk

    Teens's Talk Flyer
    Teens' Talk Flyer

    Teens' Talk is a great opportunity for Teens to share their voice and ask questions! All Teen's Talks require advance registration.

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

    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.

    Animals in Art

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

  • Second Saturday

    A twenty minute, Living History Performance is presented by Roberta Atkins on the 2nd Saturday of each month following the regularly scheduled, public tour. The performance is engaging for the entire family.

    • Next: May 13, 2017 from 3:00 pm - 3:20 pm. Visit event details for additional information.
    • June 10, 2017 from 3:00 pm - 3:20 pm. Visit event details for additional information.
    • July 8, 2017 from 3:00 pm - 3:20 pm. Visit event details for additional information.
    • August 12, 2017 from 3:00 pm - 3:20 pm. Visit event details for additional information.
    • September 9, 2017 from 3:00 pm - 3:20 pm. Visit event details for additional information.
    • October 14, 2017 from 3:00 pm - 3:20 pm. Visit event details for additional information.


    Special Programs For Families | includes children of all ages

    Visit our Family Programs page to learn more about events that are designed to engage the whole family. Special upcoming family events include:


    Family Film Series

    • April 29, 2017 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am. Visit event details for additional information.
    • June 12, 2017 from 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm. Visit event details for additional information.
    • June 19, 2017 from 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm. Visit event details for additional information.

    Family Portrait Painting Workshop

    FREE. Registration required.

    • Next: May 6, 2017 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Visit event details for additional information.

    Children's Programs | 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.

    • June 8, 2017 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Visit event details for additional information.
    • June 15, 2017 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Visit event details for additional information.
    • June 22, 2017 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Visit event details for additional information.
    • June 29, 2017 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: July 10, 2017 - July 14, 2017 from 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Visit event details for additional information.

    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.

    Artist as Recorder

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

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