There's always something for kids to do! Check out our Family Fun brochure (PDF) to help plan your visit.
Explore the ways that artists use everyday materials to make beautiful works of art! Families can engage with Deborah Butterfield’s horse made out of sticks and mud; Clarence and Grace Woolsey’s bottle-cap wonder; Chakaia Booker’s sculpture made from used car and truck tires, and more! Then, create your own work of art as you design a quilt, rearrange a table with wood scraps, and compose a treasure box. You can even create your own unique treasure from trash at the Rubbish Bar! Learn more about the Kohl's Art Generation Gallery.
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.
Learn about art through games, videos, and scavenger hunts! Everyone will make surprising connections throughout the galleries while playing art games designed to engage the whole family. Download for free from the App Store™.
Swing by to make art! Open Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Free First Fridays), 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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!