The Museum is closed on 10/18/18 due to a water main break. All of today’s scheduled events are canceled.
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KIDS, TEENS & FAMILIES


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. Sign up is available only on site and begins at 1:00 each Sunday in Grigg Gallery for that day’s tour.

Fantastic Faces
Sundays, October 7, 14, 21, and 28
1–4 pm; Family Tour at 2:30 pm

How many different ways can you make a portrait? Explore the art of portraiture across time and cultures with a different project each week at October Family Sundays. In celebration of the exhibition Kehinde Wiley, experiment with collage, drawing techniques, and sculpture to investigate one of the most inspiring muses, a fantastic face.

Latinx Heritage Festival
October 14
Celebrate Latino heritage with Family Sundays. Enjoy dance and musical performances from across Latin America, learn about traditional Latino crafts, and create your own artwork inspired by the Museum’s Ancient American art collection. Presented in collaboration with Hispanic Festival Inc.

20th Anniversary Celebration of Family Sundays
October 21
Celebrate twenty years of art, family, and community at Family Sundays! Enjoy an interactive dance performance, art making, storytelling, and family photos at this special event.
Make a Revolution
Sundays, November 4, 11, 18, and 25
1–4 pm; Family Tour at 2:30 pm

Create revolutionary art at November Family Sundays. Each week, investigate artists who use innovative techniques and spread radical ideas. In celebration of the exhibition, Graphic Revolution, print, stamp, cut, construct, and build your next revolution.
Opposites Attract
Sundays, December 2, 16, and 23
1–4 pm; Family Tour at 2:30 pm

Explore how opposites attract in art at December Family Sundays. Light and dark, cool and warm, quiet and loud, smooth and rough. Inspired by our collection, play with opposing elements as you create mixed media, sculptural, and tactile works of art.

Winter Celebrations
December 8-9, 10 am-4 pm
Celebrate the season at the Museum with free performances and art activities inspired by traditions from around the world. Winter Celebrations takes place on Saturday and Sunday with music and dance performances from community organizations representing diverse global cultures. Visitors will be able to create their own worldly and seasonal art inspired by the collection at different Create Labs offered each day. Make a seasonal card to lift someone’s spirits at Give Labs. Each day’s cards will be donated to a different community organization in St. Louis.

Family Concert
December 16, 2 pm
Enjoy music from around the world during this special family concert.

Kwanzaa Celebration
December 30, 12-4 pm
Enjoy an afternoon of culture, performance, and tradition during the Museum’s annual Kwanzaa Celebration. Presented in collaboration with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., St. Louis Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter.

Family Workshops

Family workshops are intended for children ages 6 and up and their adult companions. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Teen Arts Council

Teen Arts Council (TAC) is a group of arts-minded teens who serve as ambassadors and advisors in designing and implementing programs by teens for teens. TAC members meet twice a month during the school year and receive behind-the-scenes Museum experiences, free arts-related workshops, and a creative and supportive arts community.
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Teen Assistants

The Teen Assistant program is an employment and mentoring opportunity for St. Louis area teens. Teen Assistants get real work experience while also learning important life skills like cooperation, time management, and problem solving. As paid part-time employees of the Saint Louis Art Museum, Teen Assistants work closely with staff members on a wide range of programs and events.