Gallery Activities and Tours

Open to all members. Activities and programs for ages 4 and up take place throughout the Museum. Create art, enjoy an interactive performance, go on a kid-friendly tour, and more. Admission is based on your membership privileges. 


Member Family Day: Metallic Madness

Family Tours
Sharf Visitor Center
11 am, 12:30, 1:30, and 2 pm
Join this kid-friendly 30-minute tour and search the Museum for different ways artists use metal to create artwork.

Bash the Trash
Riley Seminar Room, 156
11:30 am, 1 and 2 pm
Listen to the fantastic music of Bash the Trash and their amazing recycled metal instruments! Learn about the importance of recycling and creative ways to repurpose “trash.”

Story Hour
Gallery 274
11:30 am and 1:30 pm
Drop in and listen to stories about armor, machines, robots, and more! Stay for a story or for the whole hour.


Celebratory Silver
Koch Gallery, 250
Join us in the Koch Gallery to see pieces of silver used during celebrations, and then emboss your very own silver vessel or plate.

Metallic Masterpieces
Druker Family Pavilion 159
First go to Gallery 263 in the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art to discover the doorway of golden beads. Then join us in the studio to create a metallic painting inspired by your experience in the gallery.

Golden Jewelry
Find gold treasures from South America and decorate your own gold cuff bracelet to wear.


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