Family Programs

Bring the whole family to the Saint Louis Art Museum for art-inspired fun.

Family Sundays
You’re invited to the Museum every Sunday afternoon for hands-on art activities and a lively 30-minute family tour through the Galleries. Each month’s family activities focus on a different, family-friendly theme. Family Tour leaves at 2:30 pm.

Family Sundays Information

Best Impressions
June 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29
1:00–4:00 pm

Travel from Paris to the French countryside! Art activities and family tours are inspired by Impressionist France and the Museum's permanent collection of Impressionist Art. Meet in Gallery 216.

Reinvented Paintings
July 13, 20, and 27
1:00–4:00 pm

View favorite objects in an entirely new light! Join us as we deconstruct, mix up, and put a modern spin on objects in SLAM's collection while creating new and unique works of art.
There will be no Family Sunday program on July 6 due to Fair St. Louis festivities.

Prints and Patterns
August 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31
1:00–4:00 pm

It's all about multiples during Family Sundays in August. Discover how artists use prints and patterns as a design element while trying your hand at different printing techniques.

August 10: Family Sundays partners with the St. Louis Crane Project for an afternoon of paper folding and design. Participants can decorate and learn to fold their own origami creations.

Windows to the World
September 7, 14, 21, and 28
1:00–4:00 pm

Objects in the Museum's collection can act as windows, allowing viewers to travel to faraway places. Each week in September, we'll stop at different points around the globe to explore the art and people of Australia, Asia, Africa, and South America.

Passport to India
Sunday, September 14:
Family Sundays celebrates India's vibrant cultural history. Drop in to create your own piece of jewelry using indian-inspired designs, participate in a children's yoga class, and try on a traditional Indian sari. The afternoon will conclude with a performance featuring students from the Center for Indian Cultural Education.

Family Classes
Join us to look at and make amazing art—no experience necessary. Museum classes give young learners the opportunity to explore different cultures, time periods, and, of course, art!

Learn about Upcoming Family Workshops