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 Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times available separately. Timed tickets are available in advance here.
Happy Birthday, President Taft!
Sunday, September 18, 1–4 p.m.
Celebrate the 27th President’s 159th birthday at his half-brother’s home. Discover portraits of William Howard Taft and the other famous faces in the Museum’s collection. Make a cherry blossom tree in honor of Taft’s time as President. At 2 p.m., a park ranger from the William Howard Taft National Historic Site will visit to tell us about Taft’s life.
Fabulous Fall Funday
Sunday, October 16, 1–4 p.m.
Halloween is on its way—start the fun at Fabulous Fall Funday! Make an autumn decoration to take home, meet some live “spooky” animals from Great Parks of Hamilton County, become an art detective at the Art Cart, and, at 2 p.m., enjoy a performance of Madcap’s Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Madcap Puppets (ideal for kids in grades K–5).
Sunday, November 20, 1–4 p.m.
Get into the Thanksgiving spirit with the Taft. Make a turkey decoration to adorn your dinner table, learn about animal textures at the Art Cart, and enjoy a guided or self-guided tour of the Museum. At 2 p.m., join hip hop dancers from Elementz as they teach us a few moves to help work off our Thanksgiving Day feast.
Children’s Education Programs Generously Supported by
Joy and W.G. (Pete) Alpaugh Trust