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 | 24 – 36 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 | All classes begin at the National Museum of Natural History, Constitution Avenue Lobby and conclude at the museum listed in the course description
SCHEDULE OF CLASSES | 2017 – 2018
Saturday, May 5 at 10am – ONE SPOT LEFT
Sunday, May 6 at 10am – SOLD OUT
Saturday, May 12 at 10am
This class is sure to have something for everyone! We’ll learn about rabbit characteristics, before hopping over to the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden where we’ll explore rabbits further by combining stories, music, and modern art.
Saturday, June 2 at 10am – ONE SPOT LEFT
Sunday, June 3 at 10am
Saturday, June 16 at 10am
Elephants are particularly lovable creatures who figure prominently in Indian culture. Children will learn about these gentle giants and visit the Sackler Gallery to hear a story about Ganesha, the elephant-headed Hindu god.
Saturday, July 7 at 10am
Sunday, July 8 at 10am
Saturday, July 21 at 10am – TWO SPOTS LEFT
Are you ready for some monkey business? We’ll begin by learning about monkeys and some of their unique characteristics, and end our morning visiting Xu Bing’s Monkeys Grasp for the Moon that spans the three floors of the Sackler Gallery.
Saturday, August 4 at 10am
Sunday, August 5 at 10am
Saturday, August 11 at 10am
Have you heard the news? Abiyoyo is coming! Jump into this story based on the South African lullaby and folk story through dramatic play, song, and art. Your family is sure to be singing “Abiyoyo” for days afterward.