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.

Thursday, April 17 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Seasons

Spring has sprung! Come to the Museum to explore the changing season.

Preschoolers, ages 2–5,... Read more >

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Thursday, April 17 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: Seasons

Spring has sprung! Come to the Museum to explore the changing season.

Preschoolers, ages 2–5,... Read more >

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Thursday, April 17 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Seasons

Spring has sprung! Come to the Museum to explore the changing season.

Preschoolers, ages 2–5,... Read more >

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Saturday, April 26 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Print Me

Take a peek in the exhibition Estampas de la raza, and then create a screen printed... Read more >

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Thursday, May 1 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: People

Portraits can tell us a lot about a person. Come to the Museum and explore people in art.
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Thursday, May 1 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: People

Portraits can tell us a lot about a person. Come to the Museum and explore people in art.
... Read more > Info

Thursday, May 1 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: People

Portraits can tell us a lot about a person. Come to the Museum and explore people in art.
... Read more > Info

Saturday, May 3 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tour

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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Sunday, May 4 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tour

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, May 10 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Made from Nature

Did you know the Museum collection includes works made from natural materials like twigs, cedar,... Read more >

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Saturday, May 10 | 1 pm

Saturday Studio: Printmaking Explosion

A gallery and studio class for youth ages 11 to 14. Explore the exhibition Estampas de la raza,... Read more >

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Thursday, May 15 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Movement

Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Let’s explore creative movement at... Read more >

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Thursday, May 15 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: Movement

Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Let’s explore creative movement at... Read more >

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Thursday, May 15 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Movement

Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Let’s explore creative movement at... Read more >

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Sunday, June 1 | 1 pm

Family Renaissance Fair

Step back in time for an afternoon of merriment, music, games, traditional craft demonstrations,... 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:

Crabtree Valley Mall
Prudential
WakeMed Children's