Family Workshops

Workshops provide the opportunity to explore artists’ thinking and studio practices. Taught by museum educators, each workshop includes an interactive conversation in the galleries followed by a hands-on studio session. Family Workshops are designed for children (ages 8 to 11) and adults to participate in together. See the complete listing below for topics, dates, and times. All workshops begin in the Education Studio, located on the East Building Concourse. Workshops are free but preregistration is required.

Sign Language

Sign language interpretation is available for Family Workshops. Please request this service in the comments field on the online registration form.


Fall 2015 Workshop Schedule

Sail into Seascapes

Explore 17th-century Dutch seascapes and learn about the symbolism behind different weather conditions. Afterward, create monotypes by experimenting with color and texture. This program is offered 16 times; please choose one session to attend:

Saturday, September 26, 10:30–12:30
Saturday, September 26, 2:00–4:00
Sunday, September 27, 1:00–3:00

Saturday, October 3, 10:30–12:30
Saturday, October 3, 2:00–4:00
Sunday, October 4, 1:00–3:00
Sunday, October 11, 1:00–3:00
Monday, October 12, 10:30–12:30
Monday, October 12, 2:00–4:00
Sunday, October 18, 1:00–3:00
Sunday, October 25, 1:00–3:00

Sunday, November 1, 1:00-3:00
Saturday, November 7, 10:30–12:30
Saturday, November 7, 2:00–4:00
Sunday, November 8, 1:00–3:00
Sunday, November 15, 1:00–3:00


For information, email

Family Programs

Check out programs for younger siblings.

Teen Programs

Learn about workshops for students in grades seven through twelve.


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