Family

Several programs are dedicated to Family Fun at ESMoA, with the art laboratory inviting every generation to participate in free activities led by its experienced art educators. Programming puts creativity and enjoyment on equal levels to engage growing and mature minds alike.

CREATE

Doors open from 10am – 5pm. Studio workshop is from 11am-4pm.

Meet up with friends or bring your family for a day of fun! Our free monthly art workshop includes family-friendly tours, hands-on projects, a Scavenger Hunt, and more. Art making materials are available for all ages and skill levels.

PLAY

Select Saturdays in Fall and Spring, 10 am to 11am.

PLAY is a popular early childhood program designed for 3 – 4 year olds and their favorite adult companion! Offered on select Saturdays from 10 AM – 11 AM, PLAY introduces the youngest visitor to art through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities, and hands-on art making activities. These workshops last one hour and are led by an ESMoA Educator. Class size is limited to 10 children. Siblings of all ages are welcome! PLAY provides young visitors the space to talk about and engage in conversations about art, art lab etiquette, and important social emotional skills that contribute to positive learning experiences beyond ESMoA.

READ

On select Saturdays from 11am-12pm.

READ invites visitors ages 5 – 7 and their favorite adult companion are invited to explore Experiences at ESMoA through age-appropriate stories. Participants also share in gallery discussions and drawing activities. These workshops last one hour and are led by an ESMoA Educator. Class size is limited to 10 children. Siblings of all ages are welcome!

TINKERTOPIA – ESMoA Kids Engineering Arts Club

On select Fridays from 3.30pm to 5pm.

TINKERTOPIA is for kids age 8+ and their favorite adult companion. Each week we’ll start with short drawing exercises and then we’ll explore different challenges. This is a time to have fun! We’ll play, tinker, build, rebuild, engineer and tune up our own designs, inventions and stories. Siblings of all ages are welcome! We provide basic drawing and recycled tinkering materials.