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Art Investigators
Ages 4–7

Art Investigators, 2019

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How do you investigate a work of art? This program helps children make careful observations, analyze artists’ choices, ask questions, and use their imagination while exploring works of art. 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 art activity. Each program is approximately 60 minutes. See dates and topics below.

These free, drop-in programs are designed for individual families on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no advance registration and space is limited, so please plan accordingly. We will only accept sign-in for children in the age range for which the program is tailored. Groups cannot be accommodated in the program.

In January and February, same-day program sign-up will take place in the East Building Atrium beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturdays and Mondays, and at 11:00 a.m. on Sundays. In July and August, same-day program sign-up will take place in the West Building Rotunda beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and at 11:00 a.m. on Sundays. Sign-ups for each program session will continue until all spaces are filled.

Winter 2019: Investigate Modern Art

Investigate: Romare Bearden
Saturday, January 19
10:30, 11:30, and 12:30

Sunday, January 20
11:30, 12:30, and 1:30

Monday, January 21
10:30, 11:30, and 12:30

Investigate: Alma Thomas
Saturday, February 16
10:30, 11:30, and 12:30

Sunday, February 17
11:30, 12:30, and 1:30

Monday, February 18
10:30, 11:30, and 12:30

Summer 2019: Investigate American Art

Investigate: Winslow Homer
Friday, July 12
10:30, 11:30, and 12:30

Saturday, July 13
10:30, 11:30, and 12:30

Sunday, July 14
11:30, 12:30, and 1:30

Investigate: Jasper Francis Cropsey
Friday, July 19
10:30, 11:30, and 12:30

Saturday, July 20
10:30, 11:30, and 12:30

Sunday, July 21
11:30, 12:30, and 1:30

Investigate: Edward Hicks
Friday, July 26
10:30, 11:30, and 12:30

Saturday, July 27
10:30, 11:30, and 12:30

Sunday, July 28
11:30, 12:30, and 1:30

Investigate: Thomas Moran
Friday, August 2
10:30, 11:30, and 12:30

Saturday, August 3
10:30, 11:30, and 12:30

Sunday, August 4
11:30, 12:30, and 1:30

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