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. Sign up for the Family tour is required, and starts in Grigg Gallery at 1:00 pm each Sunday.



More information will be provided as it becomes available.


February 5, 12, 29, and 26
1:00–4:00 pm; Family Tour at 2:30 pm

Hat Fancy
From ancient times to the modern era, people everywhere have adorned their heads. Family Sundays in February will highlight crowns, headdresses, and other forms of decorative headwear with a month of art activities and family tours. Learn about the function, design, and materials used in different types of headgear before making your own.

February 12
Welcome to France
Bring the entire family to the Museum to mark the opening of our featured exhibition, Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade. Join in with flash French lessons, learn about the feathers used by French hat makers, and design a stylish chapeau.

Sunday, February 26
noon-4:00 pm

Art in Bloom: Family Florals
Storytelling in the Education Center, 1:00pm


March 5, 12, 19, and 26
1:00–4:00 pm; Family Tour at 2:30 pm

Spring Fever
Say goodbye to winter with the Museum and Family Sundays. We’ll welcome spring and warmer weather with a month of fun activities inspired by modern and contemporary art.

Sunday, March 26
3:00 pm

Story time in the Galleries

Connect Labs

Connect with others and with art through hands-on activities for all ages that invite you to discover exciting themes and connections across the Museum's global collections. Look for the "Portraiture" Connect Lab in the galleries beginning in the Summer of 2016.

Art with Us

Let us come into your community site to create collaborative artwork inspired by the Museum's collection. Art With Us provides interactive, hands-on art education classes to youth in collaboration with community and social organizations throughout St. Louis city and county. During the ten-session program your group works with professional artists-in-residence to create works of art. Contact us at community@slam.org

Museum Assistants

Teens between the ages of 15 and 19 can gain work and leadership experience as part of the Museum's youth mentorship and training program. The Museum hires Museum Assistants to lead tours for young audiences and to support a wide variety of community programs. Contact us at community@slam.org

Teen Arts Council

Teen Arts Council members are integral in the design and implementation of the Museum's programming for teens, and are exposed to many facets of the Art Museum including our collection and exhibitions.
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Self-Guided Family Tours

Download and print these family-friendly self-guided tours before you come and use these during your visit.
A Family Guide to Arms and Armor
A Family Guide to Egyptian Mummies
SLAM Safari Adventure Guide
Winter Wonder Scavenger Hunt