July 17, 2015
Morning and Happy Friday at last! We’re continuing on with Kids Summer Guide for At the Museum. Here are three museums that are bringing kids and families for some Summer creative fun……
HIGH MUSEUM OF ART
Greene Family Learning Gallery
Open during regular Museum hours
Thursdays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. / Toddler Thursday is FREE with Museum admission.
Daily HIGHlights Tours
All tours are FREE with Museum admission; no reservations are required.
WEEKEND FAMILY PROGRAMS
Family Fundays (EVERY Sunday)
Every Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.
Second Sunday Fundays (EVERY month)
Second Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m.
Weekend Family Tours
Saturdays & Sundays at 2 p.m.
FREE with Museum admission and free to members; no registration required.
There are Special Programs, Highly Hands-On Blog, and Family Memberships
Just go to the High Museum website: www.high.org to find out more!
High Museum of Art / 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 /
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
from the website:
About the NGAkids Art Zone
interactive art that you can make online
NGAkids interactives offer an entertaining and informative introduction to art and art history. Featuring a variety of art-making tools that encourage exploration and creativity, these computer-based activities are suitable for all ages. Simply select a thumbnail image at the left or click one of the colorful banners above to learn more about each program. The Art Zone programs require a Mac or PC. They cannot be used on mobile devices.
Teen Programs are designed for students in grades 7 through 12 who want to explore their passion for art outside of school. Programs offer a variety of museum experiences including in-gallery conversations around original works of art, studio instruction, behind-the-scenes tours, arts career information, and an opportunity to collaborate with other teens who are interested in art.
Discover a variety of multi-generational programs and resources that engage children and adults in active exploration of art.
Family Programs at the National Gallery of Art are based on a philosophy of slowing down, focusing on one work of art, developing observation and thinking skills, inspiring curiosity and wonder, and fostering collaboration between children and adults. Many of the programs are age-specific, while others are designed for a broader age range. Please note that some programs require advance registration while others have onsite sign-in on the date of the program. All Family Programs are free, and participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.
They also have free resources as well.
For more information go to: www.nga.gov and you will see Education on the menu.
National Gallery of Art / 6th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20565 /
SCOTTSDALE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
from their website:
Education at SMoCA
The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) is an educational institution dedicated to exploring “the ideas of our time”. SMoCA advances appreciation of contemporary culture and explores new artistic expressions. At SMoCA, you will find innovative art, new experiences and creative activities. You will have access to internationally recognized artists, architects and designers.
Our audiences eagerly share their insights and passion for the arts in workshops, docent-led tours, outreach presentations, lectures, films and studio tours. We are committed to innovative programs for school audiences and a variety of informative and stimulating adult programs. In addition, SMoCA’s non-circulating library is available for research with an appointment.
Young @Art Gallery
Go to www.smoca.org, then Education on the menu for more info.
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art / 7374 E 2nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 /
If you live in these cities and want to find something for you and your family to do, just go the museum and see what’s happening. Enjoy your Friday, come back tomorrow for Artscene Weekend. Be blessed!
featured image of the National Gallery Museum in Washington D.C. courtesy of en.wikipedia.org