BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby



Bring Your Own Baby is a specially designed program for adult audiences who are looking for a rich learning experience and an opportunity to meet other caretakers.

Join us as we ease into the morning with some light conversation and a walk to a nearby museum where we will explore one of the topics outlined below. While aimed at adults, the rich environment will benefit baby too by exposing them to new stimuli and vocabulary!

Age |Caretakers and babies, 0 – 12 months
Cost |$15
Ticket | 1 Caretaker + 1 Child
Location | Program begins at the National Museum of Natural History, Constitution Avenue Lobby and concludes at a museum listed in course description

10:00  Coffee and Play
10:30  Museum Tour
11:30 Conclude at Museum

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Parenting Class: Music June 11 at 10am

Learn how connect songs with museum objects to ensure a positive learning experience for your baby.

Babies love listening and hearing music so this class will encourage parents to sing to their child while at the museum.

Museum Visit National Museum of American History

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Like Father, Like Son | June 25 at 10am

Learn about the artist and apprenticeship relationship that developed in the Italian Renaissance. Compare and contrast this dependent relationship with your developing relationship with your baby.

Museum Visit | National Gallery of Art

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Did You Know?: Amazing Animals July 9 at 10am

Let’s explore the animals of the Museum of Natural History as we learn some truly amazing, and sometimes surprising, facts.

Museum Visit | National Museum of Natural History

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Stories of Gods and Teachers July 23 at 10am

Listen to stories about figures central to Hinduism and Buddhism and uncover the meaning of the rich visual language associated with these ancient religions.

Museum Visit | Freer Sackler Galleries

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What’s Your Impression? |August 13 at 10am

Monet, Degas, Renoir…some of the most well-known artists, and yet when they first exhibited their work it was met with harsh criticism. Explore the distinct characteristics of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artwork and why it was controversial in its time.

Museum Visit | National Gallery of Art

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