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Stories in Art (Ages 4-7)

Stories in Art introduces children (ages 4 to 7) to artists through careful looking, storytelling, and hands-on experimentation. Led by museum educators, each program includes reading a children’s book, exploring one work of art in the galleries, and completing a simple, hands-on activity. Each program is approximately 60 minutes. 

Please check back in January 2017 for a complete list of summer program topics and dates.

These free drop-in programs are designed for individual families, and we cannot accommodate groups. Space is limited. There is no advance registration; participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. As a courtesy to the group, we will only accept sign-in for children in the age ranges listed.

To learn about Stories in Art in American Sign Language, visit our Accessibility page.

Contact

For more information on Family Program, email family@nga.gov.

Multiple-Visit Program

The Gallery offers a series of programs designed to engage families across the developmental spectrum of their child.  Both programs aim to inspire curiosity and strengthen observation and thinking skills, which develop over time and through multiple encounters with works of art.  By slowing down and closely examining one work of art during each program session, families deepen their understanding of art.  The programs aim to provide models for families to explore art together on their own in the museum.

Teen Programs

Learn about workshops for students in grades seven through twelve.

Stories in Art Photos

Experience the Stories in Art program by viewing these photos.

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