Family Classes

Have you heard the buzz about our Family Classes for toddlers and their caregivers?  Taught by Museum Education Specialists in small groups of about 10 children these classes highlight our open-ended, child-directed educational philosophy, and offer adults a chance to meet other caregivers and learn fun activities to try at home. 

Family Class 3-week Series

Members $50; General: $75
(Includes admission to the Museum for one adult and one child)
Save 50% for each additional child
Children ages 2 - 4 with caregivers
10 – 11 a.m.
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Get Ready to Get Messy

Children and adults will explore super messy art and science  activities while we take care of the clean-up! Does your young child  love to squish, squeeze and smash?  Give them the opportunity to unleash  their inner artist in this messy class series.

Get Ready to Get Messy: Discovering Shapes


Thursdays, October 4, 11, and 18
Fridays, October 5, 12, and 19 

Get Ready to Get Messy: Color Experiments


Thursday, November 1, 8, and 15
Friday, November 2, 9, and 16
Saturday, November 3, 10, and 17 

Get Ready to Get Messy: Texture Explorations


Thursdays, November 29, December 6, and 13
Fridays, November 30, December 7, and 14
Saturdays, December 1, 8, and 15 

Sample our Messy Art Class on the weekends!

NEW! We are bringing Get Ready to Get Messy class to the weekends. Come on down to the Museum to experience our popular class as we kick off our new Saturday option in October. Check-out some weekend fun for the whole family.


Children ages 2 - 6 with caregivers
10 – 11 a.m.
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 

Saturday, October 20
Saturday, October 27
Members $20; General $35
Includes Museum admission for one adult and one child
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