3rd Sunday Fundays

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, animal encounters, and family-friendly performances. Most activities are ongoing, so drop in when you have time and stay as long as you like. FREE. No reservations required.


Wild Art Funday
Sunday, May 21, 1—4 p.m.

Take a walk on the wild side this Funday! Explore the animal life in the Taft collection, create your own geometric animal, and learn more about animals in art at the Art Cart. Get your face painted, and stop by our Meet the Zoo Animals station from 2-3 p.m. for a close encounter with a few visitors from the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. FREE. No reservations required.


Horsing Around Funday
Sunday, June 18, 1—4 p.m.

Saddle up for this silly Funday! See horses in art when you visit Treasures of British Painting 1400-2000: The Berger Collection, and meet a real mini horse and some of his barnyard friends from Honey Hill Farm, 1-2 p.m. Get giggly at the Art Cart with some Appalachian toys, and then enjoy a performance of circus tricks by My Nose Turns Red Youth Circus, 2-3 p.m. FREE. No reservations required.


Chill Out Funday
Sunday, July 16, 1—4 p.m.

Spend this Funday relaxing with art1 Tour the museum to find peaceful landscapes, complete some art puzzles at the Art Cart, and make a craft to take home. Learn how reptiles and amphibians manage their temperature during a presentation by Cool Critters at 2 p.m. Chill out even more with yoga in the garden from 3-4 p.m. FREE. No reservations required.


Dog Days of Summer Funday
Sunday, August 20, 1—4 p.m.

Celebrate one of our favorite four-legged animals this Funday! Make your own canine-related craft, visit the dogs in the Taft collection, and learn how animals are seen in another culture at the Art Cart. Join us at 2 p.m. for a presentation by SPCA Cincinnati on how to be a good friend to any dog you meet, and practice your skills with an SPCA ambassador dog. FREE. No reservations required.


Charles H. Dater Foundation






Children’s Education Programs Generously Supported by
Joy and W.G. (Pete) Alpaugh Trust