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.
Sunday, January 17, 1—4 p.m.
Come save the day at the Taft’s superhero Funday! Learn about color and patterns at the Art Cart, create a superhuman craft, and take a look at a real-life hero in Heroism in Paint: A Master Series by Jacob Lawrence. Join Wonder Woman and Captain America at 2 p.m. for Heroes in Training!
Beauty in the World Around Us
Sunday, February 21, 1–4 p.m.
Celebrate the beauty of nature with an art-filled day at the Taft. Explore landscapes of fields, forests, and oceans; learn how to create a scenic view at the Art Cart; and make a masterpiece landscape. At 2 p.m., storyteller Eric Wolf will share tales about the world around us.
Vive La France
Sunday, March 20, 1–4 p.m.
Grab your beret and head to the Taft for a day of French culture! Learn some French words at the Art Cart, play traditional games with the Alliance Française de Cincinnati, and channel your inner Monet by creating an impressionist artwork. A wandering mime from the Cincinnati Circus Company will delight kids of all ages.
Once Upon a Time…
Sunday, April 17, 1–4 p.m.
Learn all about the art of fairy tales during this story book Funday! Make a dragon to take home, explore how artists tell stories at the Art Cart, and enjoy a performance of Henny Penny by ArtReach at 2 p.m. (ideal for kids in grades K–4).
Charles H. Dater Foundation and an anonymous funder