Our workshops offer a variety of hands-on experiences that introduce young children to concepts in engaging ways. Each class includes playful activities that are intentionally chosen to support your child’s development. Our learning extends beyond the classroom and into the museum and community where children and parents are encouraged to wonder and explore together as a family.
Ages | 13 – 23 months
Time | 10 – 11:30 am
Cost | $43
Ticket | One Caretaker + One Child (one additional caretaker is welcome to join for the museum portion of the class)
Location | National Museum of Natural History, Constitution Avenue Lobby
SCHEDULE OF CLASSES | 2017 – 2018
Sunday, September 17 at 10AM
Saturday, September 23 at 10AM – SOLD OUT
Sunday, September 24 at 10AM
It’s never too early to start painting! This class is designed to introduce your toddler to the tools and materials that painters use. The class will encourage families to create with paint and include a visit to some vibrant examples of paintings at the Hirshhorn Museum.
Museum visit | Hirshhorn Museum
Saturday, October 21 at 10AM
Sunday, October 22 at 10AM – SOLD OUT
Saturday, October 28 at 10AM
Everyone has to begin somewhere! This class is designed to introduce your toddler to the countless creative ways to make sculptures. Be prepared to unleash your imagination and have some fun!
Museum Visit | National Gallery of Art – East Building or Sculpture Garden
Saturday, November 11 at 10AM – SOLD OUT
Sunday, November 12 at 10AM
Sunday, November 19 at 10AM
Explore the breathtaking beauty of autumn! We will go on a hunt for autumnal colors by looking both outside on the trees and in paintings in the National Gallery of Art.
Museum Visit | National Gallery of Art – West Building
Saturday, December 9 at 10AM – SOLD OUT
Sunday, December 10 at 10AM – SOLD OUT
Join us as we explore pink and purple by observing the many shades of a jellyfish in the Sant Ocean Hall of the Natural History Museum. Learn about jellies’ special stinging tentacles and make your own jelly to take home with you.
Museum Visit | National Museum of Natural History