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At the Museum: Kids Summer Guide 2015

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

from website:

Greene Family Learning Gallery

Open during regular Museum hours

Discovery Packs

Family Guides

Toddler Thursdays

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 / 
(404) 733-4400

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.

Teens

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.

Families

Discover a variety of multi-generational programs and resources that engage children and adults in active exploration of art.

Programs

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 /
(202) 737-4215

 

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.

There are

  • For Educators

  • School Tours

  • Young @Art Gallery

  • Visions/Teens

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 /
(480) 874-4666

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
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