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Kids and their families have so much to explore at the BMA! Travel to faraway lands, make history come alive, and discover the world of art together in our galleries and family spaces. From family tours and art activities to cultural celebrations on special Family Days, there’s always something new to do. Make plans to visit during one of our many family programs, or stop by anytime for free fun in Bart’s ArtVenture and Bart’s Lair Under the Stairs.

May 2015
Free

Family Tours: Flights of Fancy

May 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until June 30, 2015

Join the Museum educators to explore the galleries in a fun, interactive experience! Discover Bart the Art Bat’s favorite artworks during these FREE, drop-in tours. After your tour, visit Bart’s ArtVenture to make an art project inspired by what you saw. What will you discover?

Flights of Fancy: Discover fantastical creatures in the exhibition, Between Fantasy and Reality: Frank Fleming, and look for whimsy in the Museum collection!

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$25 for the first child // $10 for each additional child

Caribbean Costume Making Workshop

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Ages 5 and up with parent or caregiver // All skill levels // Includes supplies

Instructor: Maureena Fabien-Watson

In partnership with the Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization, the Museum is hosting a costume workshop just in time for the Caribbean Day in Linn Park on June 13. Make a costume for the festival, or just for fun!

Click here to register. Class is limited to 20 people, so sign up to save your spot!

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Free

Bart’s Art Cart: Play with Clay

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until June 28, 2015

This drop-in art program for kids and families features a different theme from our galleries and art activity each month. Stop by to make art with Bart!

Play with Clay: Create a sculpture in the whimsical manner of Frank Fleming! Use self-hardening clay to create an animal, a make-believe figure, or whatever comes to mind!

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June 2015
Free

Family Tours: Flights of Fancy

June 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until June 30, 2015

Join the Museum educators to explore the galleries in a fun, interactive experience! Discover Bart the Art Bat’s favorite artworks during these FREE, drop-in tours. After your tour, visit Bart’s ArtVenture to make an art project inspired by what you saw. What will you discover?

Flights of Fancy: Discover fantastical creatures in the exhibition, Between Fantasy and Reality: Frank Fleming, and look for whimsy in the Museum collection!

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Free

Family Tours: Flights of Fancy

June 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join the Museum educators to explore the galleries in a fun, interactive experience! Discover Bart the Art Bat’s favorite artworks during these FREE, drop-in tours. After your tour, visit Bart’s ArtVenture to make an art project inspired by what you saw. What will you discover?

Flights of Fancy: Discover fantastical creatures in the exhibition, Between Fantasy and Reality: Frank Fleming, and look for whimsy in the Museum collection!

Event Details »
Free

Bart’s Art Cart: Play with Clay

June 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until June 28, 2015

This drop-in art program for kids and families features a different theme from our galleries and art activity each month. Stop by to make art with Bart!

Play with Clay: Create a sculpture in the whimsical manner of Frank Fleming! Use self-hardening clay to create an animal, a make-believe figure, or whatever comes to mind!

Event Details »
Free

Family Tours: Flights of Fancy

June 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until June 30, 2015

Join the Museum educators to explore the galleries in a fun, interactive experience! Discover Bart the Art Bat’s favorite artworks during these FREE, drop-in tours. After your tour, visit Bart’s ArtVenture to make an art project inspired by what you saw. What will you discover?

Flights of Fancy: Discover fantastical creatures in the exhibition, Between Fantasy and Reality: Frank Fleming, and look for whimsy in the Museum collection!

Event Details »
Free

Bart’s Art Cart: Play with Clay

June 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until June 28, 2015

This drop-in art program for kids and families features a different theme from our galleries and art activity each month. Stop by to make art with Bart!

Play with Clay: Create a sculpture in the whimsical manner of Frank Fleming! Use self-hardening clay to create an animal, a make-believe figure, or whatever comes to mind!

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Free

Family Tours: Flights of Fancy

June 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until June 30, 2015

Join the Museum educators to explore the galleries in a fun, interactive experience! Discover Bart the Art Bat’s favorite artworks during these FREE, drop-in tours. After your tour, visit Bart’s ArtVenture to make an art project inspired by what you saw. What will you discover?

Flights of Fancy: Discover fantastical creatures in the exhibition, Between Fantasy and Reality: Frank Fleming, and look for whimsy in the Museum collection!

Event Details »
Free

Bart’s Art Cart: Play with Clay

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until June 28, 2015

This drop-in art program for kids and families features a different theme from our galleries and art activity each month. Stop by to make art with Bart!

Play with Clay: Create a sculpture in the whimsical manner of Frank Fleming! Use self-hardening clay to create an animal, a make-believe figure, or whatever comes to mind!

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Free

Bart’s Books: Where the Wild Things Are

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bart’s Books is a storytelling program for children ages 4-7. Bart selects a new book and related work of art each month that he thinks kids will enjoy.

This month, Bart has selected Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are.

Bart’s Books is sponsored by Publix Super Market Charities.

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Free

Family Tours: Flights of Fancy

June 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until June 30, 2015

Join the Museum educators to explore the galleries in a fun, interactive experience! Discover Bart the Art Bat’s favorite artworks during these FREE, drop-in tours. After your tour, visit Bart’s ArtVenture to make an art project inspired by what you saw. What will you discover?

Flights of Fancy: Discover fantastical creatures in the exhibition, Between Fantasy and Reality: Frank Fleming, and look for whimsy in the Museum collection!

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Free

Bart’s Art Cart: Play with Clay

June 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until June 28, 2015

This drop-in art program for kids and families features a different theme from our galleries and art activity each month. Stop by to make art with Bart!

Play with Clay: Create a sculpture in the whimsical manner of Frank Fleming! Use self-hardening clay to create an animal, a make-believe figure, or whatever comes to mind!

Event Details »
Free

Family Tours: Flights of Fancy

June 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until June 30, 2015

Join the Museum educators to explore the galleries in a fun, interactive experience! Discover Bart the Art Bat’s favorite artworks during these FREE, drop-in tours. After your tour, visit Bart’s ArtVenture to make an art project inspired by what you saw. What will you discover?

Flights of Fancy: Discover fantastical creatures in the exhibition, Between Fantasy and Reality: Frank Fleming, and look for whimsy in the Museum collection!

Event Details »
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