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Kids and Families

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.

Bart’s Art Cart: Super Scrolls

Bart’s Art Cart: Super Scrolls

July 12, 2014

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!

In July, we will extend the colors of spring with cherry blossoms and bamboo! Explore the Lethal Beauty exhibition and then make your own Japanese-inspired craft!

Bart’s Art Cart: Super Scrolls

Bart’s Art Cart: Super Scrolls

July 12, 2014

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!

In July, we will extend the colors of spring with cherry blossoms and bamboo! Explore the Lethal Beauty exhibition and then make your own Japanese-inspired craft!

Family Tour: What Does a Warrior Wear?

Family Tour: What Does a Warrior Wear?

July 8, 2014

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?

What does a Warrior Wear? Samurai aren’t our only warriors! Go beyond Japan to find them.

Family Tour: What Does a Warrior Wear?

Family Tour: What Does a Warrior Wear?

July 8, 2014

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?

What does a Warrior Wear? Samurai aren’t our only warriors! Go beyond Japan to find them.

Little Masters (K5 – 2) : Japanamania! Morning Session

July 7, 2014

This session of Little Masters is SOLD OUT! Please call the Education Department at 205.254.2571 to be added to the wait list. For students entering grades K5 through 2. Japanamania! – A camp where old customs meet new technology. Discover the connection between samurai armor and manga and anime (Japanese comic books and cartoons). Explore paper arts, costumes, and the Japanese style.

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Little Masters (K5 – 2) : All About Africa Afternoon Session

July 7, 2014

Space is limited! Register today! For students entering grades K5 – 2. All About Africa – Explore animals, patterns, costumes, and materials in African art. Discover stories about each culture and the artworks they used. Create artworks that celebrate and honor the diversity of Africa.

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Little Masters (K5 – 2) : Full Day Week 1

July 7, 2014

This session of Little Masters is SOLD OUT! Please call the Education Department at 205.254.2571 to be added to the wait list. For students entering grades K5 through 2. Morning session is Japanamania! and afternoon session is All About Africa.

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Bart’s Art Cart: Super Scrolls

Bart’s Art Cart: Super Scrolls

July 5, 2014

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!

In July, we will extend the colors of spring with cherry blossoms and bamboo! Explore the Lethal Beauty exhibition and then make your own Japanese-inspired craft!

Family Tour: What Does a Warrior Wear?

Family Tour: What Does a Warrior Wear?

July 5, 2014

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?

What does a Warrior Wear? Samurai aren’t our only warriors! Go beyond Japan to find them.

Family Tour: What Does a Warrior Wear?

Family Tour: What Does a Warrior Wear?

July 1, 2014

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?

What does a Warrior Wear? Samurai aren’t our only warriors! Go beyond Japan to find them.

Bart’s Art Cart: Summer Silhouettes

Bart’s Art Cart: Summer Silhouettes

June 28, 2014

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!

In June, we will create summer silhouettes! “Draw” with black lines and fill in the rest with color!

Bart’s Art Cart: Summer Silhouettes

Bart’s Art Cart: Summer Silhouettes

June 28, 2014

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!

In June, we will create summer silhouettes! “Draw” with black lines and fill in the rest with color!

Family Tour: Africa!

Family Tour: Africa!

June 24, 2014

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?

Travel across the globe to Africa!