Bring the whole family to the Taft Museum of Art on select third Sundays to explore, create, and play. These free afternoon programs offer great art, kid-sized art info, hands-on fun, and family-friendly performances. Most activities are ongoing, so drop in when you have time and stay as long as you like. Admission to Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh: Impressions of Landscape available separately. Timed tickets are available in advance here.
Big Top Fun
Sunday, June 19, 1–4 p.m.
Get ready for some circus-style fun under the Taft tent! Get your face painted like a clown or your favorite circus animal, explore painting tools at the Art Cart, make a circus-y craft to take home, and enjoy a guided or self-guided tour of the Museum. Performers from My Nose Turns Red youth circus will delight kids of all ages and teach a few tricks beginning at 2 p.m.
Magic in the Air
Sunday, July 17, 1–4 p.m.
Join us for a magical day at the Taft! You can create your own magic wand to take home. Learn some card tricks that will leave your family astounded. At 2:30 p.m., magician Brett Sears will dazzle the crowds with his amazing feats of magic.
Summer Art Games
Sunday, August 21, 1–4 p.m.
Get into the Olympic spirit with a combination of art and competition. Design your own medal and participate in competitions throughout the day. Wump Mucket Puppets will get your competitive spirits running high with a performance at 2 p.m.
Children’s Education Programs Generously Supported by
Joy and W.G. (Pete) Alpaugh Trust