Upcoming Events for Children & Families
Thursday, February 20
Location: Art Galleries
June 20 • 2:00p | July 18 • 2:00p | August 15 • 2:00p
See how your child responds to art and find out how to help develop their visual literacy skills. Parents and caregivers with infants up to 18 months of age are welcome to join these FREE 30-minute...
Silly Portraits – Preschool Playdates
Friday, February 21
Location: Art Galleries & Studio
We read My Dog is as Smelly as Dirty Socks by Hanoch Piven, go on a portrait hunt in the galleries, and make a silly found object collage in the studio.
Preschool PlaydatesIntroduce your little one to the world of art! Playdates at the FIA include looking at artwork in...
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Engaging Children and Families
Give your child the best in art education with our classes designed especially for homeschoolers. Choose from monthly and three-part programs for ages 6-18. Weekly programs are offered for ages 3-5.
Recommended for children ages 18-36 months with a caregiver, but all ages are welcome.
Bring your toddler to explore the FIA! Explore the galleries to find the artwork of the day. Explore the words and illustrations of a story and explore a variety of materials in the art studio.
Storytime with Art
Explore literature and art through gallery visits and art making experiences.
Our museum educators will work with troop leaders to design customized programs that fit the interests and needs of your troop and fulfill badge requirements.
Recommended for children ages 3 to 5 with a caregiver, but all ages are welcome.
Family programs enable adults and children to explore the visual arts at the FIA. They are designed for children and accompanying caregivers, and are offered free of charge. Groups of six or more, please contact the Education Department to make a reservation.
Up to 18 months
See the museum galleries through the eyes of your baby! Discover their visual preferences and learn skills to develop their visual and language centers of the brain.
Spring Break Special
Ages 3 and up
Spice up your “stay”cation with some quality family time at the FIA during Spring Break! Explore a different art medium each day of the week and create your own masterpieces to take home.