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

September 29, 2018 / Contemporary Painting

October 27, 2018 / Weaving Workshop

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.

Week 1: How to look at art with your toddler

Week 2: How to talk to your toddler about art

Week 3: Music in the galleries

Week 4: Books in the galleries

Week 5: Toddler art making

*Capacity is limited; preregistration required for the series. $25 for the series or free with VBMA membership

Each Tuesday October 9- November 6, 10:30-11:30am

Each Tuesday Jan 29- Feb 26, 10:30-11:30am 

Each Tuesday May 7- June 4, 10:30-11:30am 

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.

Week 1: How to look at art with your baby

Week 2: How to talk to your baby about art

Week 3: Music in the galleries

Week 4: Books in the galleries

Week 5: Baby-safe art making

*Capacity is limited; preregistration required for the series. $25 for the series or free with VBMA membership

Each Monday October 8- Nov 5, 10:30-11:30am 

Each Monday Jan 28 – Feb 25, 10:30-11:30am 

Each Monday May 6- June 3, 10:30-11:30am 

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.

 

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


Tue 16

Museum Babies & Toddlers

October 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wed 17

Museum Stories (0-24 months)

October 17 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Wed 17

Museum Stories (2-4 years old)

October 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Wed 24

Museum Stories (0-24 months)

October 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Wed 24

Museum Stories (2-4 years old)

October 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Wed 31

Museum Stories (0-24 months)

October 31 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Wed 31

Museum Stories (2-4 years old)

October 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Nov 07

Museum Stories (0-24 months)

November 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Nov 07

Museum Stories (2-4 years old)

November 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Nov 14

Museum Stories (0-24 months)

November 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Nov 14

Museum Stories (2-4 years old)

November 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Nov 21

Museum Stories (0-24 months)

November 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Nov 21

Museum Stories (2-4 years old)

November 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Nov 28

Museum Stories (0-24 months)

November 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Nov 28

Museum Stories (2-4 years old)

November 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Dec 05

Museum Stories (0-24 months)

December 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Dec 05

Museum Stories (2-4 years old)

December 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Dec 12

Museum Stories (0-24 months)

December 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Dec 12

Museum Stories (2-4 years old)

December 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Dec 19

Museum Stories (0-24 months)

December 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Dec 19

Museum Stories (2-4 years old)

December 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Dec 26

Museum Stories (0-24 months)

December 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Dec 26

Museum Stories (2-4 years old)

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