Kids and Families

Museum Studios (formerly called KidZ ArtShop)

Museum Studios (4-11 year olds)

Themed, docent-led gallery tour of the newest exhibitions and a connected art project in the Museum Art School Studios.

*Drop-in between 10am and 1pm, or pre-register online. $5 per family or free with VBMA membership.

To register, click on Calendar listing on the right hand side scroll bar or scroll all the way to the bottom on your phone or tablet.  

November 2018 / NO WORKSHOP due to Holidays at the Museum festival on December 2nd

December 2018 / NO WORKSHOP due to Holidays at the Museum festival on December 2nd

January 26, 2019

February 23, 2019

March 30, 2019

April 2019 / NO WORKSHOP due to Children’s Art Festival on April 27th

May 25, 2019

June 29, 2019

Museum Toddlers (Formerly called Toddler Tours)


A five-week class designed for toddlers & their caregivers for art-viewing, art-making, and playful learning at the Museum.

May 7th class cancelled – check back for future offerings! 

Free Admission Saturdays


On the last Saturday of each month, bring your friends and family to enjoy the Museum free of charge. All the galleries and sculpture parks are open for you to explore.

Museum Babies (Formerly called Art Babies)


A five-week class designed for babies and their caregivers for art-viewing, art-making, sensory experiences, and playful learning at the Museum.

May 6th class cancelled – check back for future offerings!  

Museum Stories (Formerly called Artful Storytime)


Every Wednesday / 9:30-10:30am for ages 0-24 months  / 10:30-11:30am for 2-4 years old 

$5 per family / free with VBMA membership 

A participatory program for babies and toddlers and their caregivers, that includes reading themed books, dancing, and creating art together.

*Capacity is limited; preregistration required.

To register, click on Calendar listing on the right hand side scroll bar or scroll all the way to the bottom on your phone or tablet.  

Art Zone


The Art Zone is a hands-on interactive space geared just for kids. Multi-sensory activity stations introduce and engage kids and their families with art, creative thinking, and playful learning. Same hours & admission as Museum.

Upcoming Events


Wed 29

Museum Stories 0-24 months 9:30am

May 29 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Wed 29

Museum Stories 2-4 years 10:30am

May 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Jun 05

Museum Stories 0-24 months 9:30am

June 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Jun 05

Museum Stories 2-4 years 10:30am

June 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Jun 12

Museum Stories 0-24 months 9:30am

June 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Jun 12

Museum Stories 2-4 years 10:30am

June 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Jun 19

Museum Stories 0-24 months 9:30am

June 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Jun 19

Museum Stories 2-4 years 10:30am

June 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Jun 26

Museum Stories 0-24 months 9:30am

June 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Jun 26

Museum Stories 2-4 years 10:30am

June 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am