Grandparents Day

Sunday, September 13
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Grandparents receive FREE Museum admission

Celebrate National Grandparents Day at the Museum! Join the Museum and ScholarShare 529 College Savings Plan for a special celebration of National Grandparents Day. Enjoy grandparents-themed activities throughout the day, including collaborative family projects in the Art Studiosa special storytime and a performance by Tim Cain. 

Schedule of events:

All Day, Family Trees, Art Studio 10
Use real branches, string and paper cutouts to construct your own family tree.

All Day, ‘I Love My Grandparents’ Wall, Art Studio 5
Tell us what you love about your grandparents on our collaborative drawing wall.

9:30-10: Toddler Circle Time, Tot Spot
Sing songs, dance, wiggle and hop around in this fun-filled program made especially for our youngest Museum visitors. Your child can practice language and movement skills while making new friends.

10:15-10:55 a.m. Tim Cain, Festival Plaza
Tim Cain will lead families in singing and movement during this free performance. Lots of laughter accompanies a rollicking good time! 

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Paint a Picture Frame, Idea Spot
Design a wooden picture frame with bright paints, leave it to dry and take it home with you!

11:15-11:55 a.m. Tim Cain, Festival Plaza
Tim Cain will lead families in singing and movement during this free performance. Lots of laughter accompanies a rollicking good time! 

2:45 – 3:15 p.m. Storytime, Childhood Classics
Come enjoy these timeless children’s stories that will span interest for generations of families.

3:45 – 4:15 p.m. Move it! Shake it!
It’s a dance party! Listen to some music and move your body to the rhythm of the beat. Engage children in music and noise making with various hand held instruments along Satterlee.

We love grandparents too!

Bring the grandkids to the Museum for free all year long with our Grandparent Membership. For only $150, two grandparents and all of their grandchildren can enjoy unlimited access to the Museum plus other great benefits and discounts. Join online, or for more information, contact Lauren Cooper at lcooperbadmorg or (415) 339-3954.

Grandparents Day is sponsored by:

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