Museum, Summer Stuff


June 20, 2014

Friday…’s Friday! The month of June is going by swiftly. San Antonio Museum of Art is the focus today.

For a few new followers, this is the Summer 2014 edition of At the Museum. We’re looking at museums that have activities and events for kids and families.

San Antonio Museum of Art has plenty for children and families. Like……


One of the exhibitions held at SAMA.


First Sunday: First Sunday is where kids get to explore the collection, create art and to share. This program is free for children 12 and under.
Children and families are invited to explore the collections, create art and share Sundays at the Museum. Enjoy interactive fun to include sketching, painting, storytelling, films, performances and more.


Kids enjoying the activities.

Family Flicks: A new outdoor film series in collaboration with Slab Cinema. It is held every second Saturday at sundown from February till November. There are special performances and art activities one hour prior to screening time. During inclement weather, it will be held inside the auditorium.

Art Crawl (caregivers & babies 0-18 months): Every second Thursday morning from 10 – 10:45pm, bring your baby to walk through the galleries. Tour begins at the front desk and ends with playtime and refreshments. You can bring front carrying baby carriers and strollers.

Playdates (ages 2 to 4): Every Wednesday morning from 10 – 11am, kids experience stories, hands-on art, music, movement, and gallery activities.

Summer Camp: The Museum’s Summer Youth program that incorporates a variety of activities like painting and drawing, museum tours, storytelling, music, creative writing, and a whole lot more. The museum offers three week – long programs. Classes are held from 10 am to 4pm. Tuition covers all materials and parents are responsible for lunch and transportation of students. Summer Camp Brochure

Taking in the scenery. AAA Texas


Homeschool Student Workshops (ages 5 to 12): Designed specifically for homeschool students and their parents, this program gives students the experience of the museum’s encyclopedia collection, along with a tour, hands-on activity, and extend learning through art at home. The museum provides the materials.  Advance registration is required. Homeschool Student Workshop Brochure

Click SAMA Children & Family Program 2014 Brochure

They also have Self-Guided Gallery Activities as well:

  • Activities Backpacks (ages 6 & up)
  • Self Guided Family Tours (ages 6 & up)
  • Arte Kids Books (ages 0-4)

Check out the museum’s event page and you will find even more activities for everyone.

San Antonio Museum of Art / 200 West Jones Avenue / San Antonio, TX 78215 / (210) 978.8100

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday, Friday & Saturday: 10am – 9pm
  • Wednesday & Thursday 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday: 10am – 6pm
  • Members: FREE
  • Adults: $10
  • Seniors (65+): $7
  • Students & Military (w/ID): $5
  • Children: FREE

Come back next week for more, including a few announcements! Have a blessed & safe weekend!


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