Youth + Family

There's always something for kids to do! Check out our Family Fun brochure (PDF) to help plan your visit.

Drop-in Activities—Every Day!

Kohl's Art Generation Gallery:

Paper Play: Kindergarten to Contemporary Art

Explore the innovative use of paper by contemporary artists, who use this humble material in simple ways—folding, weaving, cutting, and stacking—to make extraordinary works of art. Then, families can explore the possibilities of paper by creating a mysterious scene, a sculpture, and a colorful weaving! Learn more about the Kohl's Art Generation Gallery.

Kohl's Art Generation Lab: Haitian Art

Immerse yourself in the art and culture of Haiti—past and present—in this new exhibition drawn from the Museum’s collection of Haitian art. Learn about the importance of community, family, religion, and more through music, photography, and a variety of activities. Learn more about the Kohl's Art Generation Lab.


Designed for a full range of ages and attention spans, ArtPack activities can be used in the galleries each time you visit the Museum. ArtPacks are free and available from the ArtPack Station during regular Museum hours.

Family Touch Tour

Explore the Museum’s Collection through games and videos, and take an art selfie! Now available for free from the Google Play Store and App Store.
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Drop-in Programs—Plan Ahead!

Kohl's Art Generation Open Studio

Swing by to make art! Families can explore different art materials and techniques used to create the art works in the Museum’s Collection. Check out the monthly theme for upcoming Open Studios.

Kohl's Art Generation Family Sundays

Experience art with your family! Enjoy hands-on art activities, interactive performances, family tours, visiting artists, and more! These lively Sunday events take place five times a year—see all upcoming Kohl's Art Generation Family Sundays to find out more.

Play Date with Art

It's never too early to learn to love art! Drop in and make art together, in this monthly program designed especially for our youngest visitors. Stop and sing along during Singing Time at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m.—see all upcoming Play Date with Art events for more information, including monthly themes!

Story Time in the Galleries

Come hear a story that relates to a work of art in the galleries, and then create your own story or drawing to take home—Story Time in the Galleries is every Saturday at 10:30 a.m.

Art Classes for Kids—Go Deeper!

Youth Studio Classes (After School)

The Museum offers Youth Studio Classes in fall, winter, and spring for ages 6–15. Go deeper—look closely at art, create works inspired by the Museum's Collection and exhibitions, and join a group of fellow artists. See all current Youth Studio classes. Scholarships are available!

Summer Art Camps

Be inspired by the Milwaukee Art Museum's exhibitions and Collection. Explore art in the galleries during fun-filled, interactive tours, and create hands-on projects in the Kohl's Art Generation Studio. Each class has a special focus on a different media and includes time for making drawings in a personalized sketchbook. Take one Summer Art Camp class, or the entire series!. Scholarships are available!