Bart's Lair Under the Stairs
Bart is roosting under the stairs! Find Bart's Lair on the second floor near the American Gallery.
Visit this cozy lair to find cool activities that Bart has developed for all ages. You can explore the Museum's collection, create a drawing, and discover new ways to look at art.
This gallery features different activities during the year.
Hippo Hangout!Bart is hanging out with some new hippo friends. Join them for fun and games! Visit Hip, Hippo, Hooray!, then head to Bart's Lair for these activities and more.
Dish It Out!
Draw your best hippo dish. Then, enter your drawing for a chance to win a trip for you and your family to Walt Disney World (K-5 students only; some restrictions apply), or display your hippo dish for others to enjoy.
Take an Animal Adventure around the Museum.
Get cozy in the Hippo Hideaway with some of Bart's favorite books and games about hippos.
Discover more about Tadpole, the 34-year-old hippo that lives at the Birmingham Zoo.
Hunt for hippos with a scavenger hunt.
Head to Bart's ArtVenture for more hippo fun! Decorate a ceramic pot with your own hippo design, step into a hippo painting, and take a photograph to remember your visit.