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


Rolling on the River
Travel back to the time of George Caleb Bingham during Family Sundays in April. Learn about this Missouri artist and about life on the American frontier through tours and art projects inspired by the Museum's collection of American art.

Saturday, April 18, 1:00-4:00 pm

Join Family Programs as we say happy birthday to the Museum's Richardson Memorial Library with an afternoon of storytelling and art

1:00 – 4:00 pm
Family Art Activity
Create your own art journals

2:30 pm and 3:15 pm
Family Tours
Sign up for a fun family tour of the Museum's collection

2:00, 2:30 pm, and 3:30 pm
Storytelling in the Richardson Memorial Library
Books will include Library Mouse: A Museum Adventure and The Day the Crayons Quit.


Family Art Lab
Make your mark with Family Art Labs in May! Explore different techniques and genres of art with fun take-home activities and family tours.

Be sure to stop in on Sunday, May 24 for an afternoon of African drumming and storytelling presented in conjunction with the annual African Arts Festival in Forest Park.


Cool and Contemporary
Drop by the Museum for a month long look at art created by artists living in the 21st century. Take part in art activities full of color and shape, and then join a guided tour of the Museum's contemporary collection of art.

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