The North Carolina Museum of Art

Kids & Families

Explore a variety of engaging programs for toddlers, teens, and everyone in between. Make cool art, see live performances, or take a family-friendly tour of the Museum. Our programs and in-gallery materials invite you to look, talk, and interpret works of art together.

Saturday, August 2 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Join a Museum guide for a lively... Read more >

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Saturday, August 2 | 11 am

Demonstrations of Chinese Culture

Join high school students from China for demonstrations of Chinese culture including Diablo (a... Read more >

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Sunday, August 3 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Join a Museum guide for a lively... Read more >

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Wednesday, August 6 | 12 pm

Summer Drop-In Studio

Join us for a little hands-on art-making time with the kids. Suitable for ages 4–10.

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Wednesday, August 6 | 1 pm

Summer Family Films: Animals, Insects, and Gardens

A colorful collection of the sights and sounds of nature

The Ant and the Grasshopper
(2013),... Read more >

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Saturday, August 9 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Ancient Mosaics

Travel to ancient Rome and explore the geometric and floral patterns in the NCMA’s large... Read more >

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Saturday, August 9 | 1 pm

Saturday Studio: Altered Books

Transform a used book into a unique work of art using a variety of painting, carving, and... Read more >

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NEW! Download art activity cards.
 

Weekend Family Tours

First weekend of the month only | 10:30 am NEW SCHEDULE

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Each free tour lasts 30 minutes and is designed for kids age 5 to 10 and their adult companions. Themes change monthly, so be sure to visit often. Meet at the West Building Information Desk. No reservations are necessary, but space is limited.

Summer Camp

Children have never experienced the Museum’s galleries, expansive park trails, and vibrant studio spaces like they will during Summer Camp at the NCMA.


Family Programs Sponsors:

Prudential
WakeMed Children's