Two young girls sitting on the floor and looking at art on the wall

Visiting with Kids

There’s always something for kids to do at the Museum! Kids 12 and under are free every day thanks to Kohl’s.

ArtPack Station

Spark creativity and curiosity as you journey through the Museum together. Find these imaginative in-gallery activities at the ArtPack Station.

Family Guides: Sharpen your investigation skills as you learn about artists, exhibitions, and architecture with these self-guided booklets.
Museum Moments cards: Engage young ones with the collection using these ideas for fun brain-boosting activities for kids to age 5.
Costumes: Let your young one be transformed into a work of art when they try on a costume inspired by a work in the collection.
ArtPacks: Check out an activity bag that helps kids engage with the textures, shapes, and colors you'll find in the galleries.
SketchPacks: Borrow sketching supplies and draw in front of works of art.

Kohl’s Art Studio

The Kohl’s Art Studio is open Saturday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., and access is included with Museum admission. Drop in to explore hands-on art projects and create something all your own.

Kid-Friendly Amenities

Recharge in the Museum Café, where you will find kid-friendly menu items. Satisfy everyone in your group with artisanal beverages and fresh-made menu items, including vegan and gluten-free options.

The Museum is wheelchair and stroller friendly. Backpack baby carriers, umbrellas, and bags larger than 13 × 17 in. must be stored in the lockers on the Café Level and the East End.


Drop-In Events

Plan your visit around one of these drop-in events specifically designed to engage and entertain young minds through art.

Play Date with Art: Repeat and Repeat

Fri, February 10, 10:00 am–12:00 pm


Drop-In Art Making: Kohl’s Art Studio

Sat, February 11, 10:00 am–4:00 pm


Story Time in the Galleries

Sat, February 11, 10:30–11:30 am


The ArtPack Station and Family Guides are sponsored by Four-Four Foundation and an anonymous donor.
Museum Moments cards are supported in part by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeastern Wisconsin.