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Family Days

Explore art in the museum’s permanent collection and temporary exhibitions, and enjoy a variety of hands-on art activities for the entire family.  

All Aboard! Family Night
6-8 p.m., Thursday Dec. 13
Sandy Bell Gallery

Celebrate our new holiday tradition as model trains take over the museum for the last half of December! The opening night includes art activities, banjo lessons, a cookie and hot cocoa bar, and performances from the OU School of Dance. This family-friendly event starts at 6 p.m., and a train-lighting ceremony starts at 7 p.m. Don’t miss it!

Art Adventures

Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom

Young artists are invited to experience art through books and related art projects for children ages 3 to 5, accompanied by an adult. This program is made possible by generous support from the Kimball Foundation.

Art Adventures


September 4 - Regina’s Big Mistake by Marissa Moss

September 11 - Square by Mac Barnett with illustrations by Jon Klassen

September 18 - Dog’s Colorful Day by Emma Dodd

September 25 - Wonderfall by Michael Hall

October 2
- Round is a Tortilla by Roseanne Thong with illustrations by John Parra

October 9 - Blue Chicken by Deborah Freedman

October 16 - Press Here by Hervé Tullet

October 23 - Olivia by Ian Falconer

October 30 - The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin by Joe Troiano with illustrations by Susan Banta

November 6
- Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert

November 13 - Look! Look! Look! at Sculpture by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace and Linda K. Friedlaender

November 20 - The Perfect Thanksgiving by Eileen Spinelli with illustrations by Joann Aninolfo

November 27 - Love, Triangle by Marcie Colleen with illustrations by Bob Shea

December 4
- Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett with illustrations by Jon Klassen

December 11 - The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt with illustrations by Oliver Jeffers

Art Adventures will not meet July 3, December 18, or December 25.

Art Adventures