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 2019
Where the Wild Things Are
Saturday, February 23 at 10am
Sunday, February 24 at 10am
Are you ready for a wild time? Children will be introduced to the wonderful world of Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are. They will travel to the imaginary world of the Wild Things and create their own rumpus while comparing the traits of the Wild Things to animals.
Museum Visit | National Museum of Natural History
Saturday, March 23 at 10am
Sunday, March 24 at 10am
Families will be introduced to common, and not so common, art materials. We’ll conclude the class by exploring the work of an artist who uses surprising materials to create their artwork.
Museum Visit | Hirshhorn Museum
Ah, Ah, Opera
Saturday, April 6 at 10am
Sunday, April 14 at 10am
A picture is worth a thousand words and in this class, we will hear the stories behind the artworks and try our hand at telling our own stories. Children will use their imaginations and build literacy skills.
Museum Visit | National Museum of American History
Let’s Go Camping
Saturday, May 4 at 10am
Saturday, May 11 at 10am
During this lesson, children will take a camping trip. They will explore the different tools and items needed to provide themselves with shelter and food while exploring the wonders of living outdoors.
Museum Visit | National Gallery of Art West Building