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Kids and Families

Kids and their families have so much to explore at the BMA! Travel to faraway lands, make history come alive, and discover the world of art together in our galleries and family spaces. From family tours and art activities to cultural celebrations on special Family Days, there’s always something new to do. Make plans to visit during one of our many family programs, or stop by anytime for free fun in Bart’s ArtVenture and Bart’s Lair Under the Stairs.

Holi Festival

Holi Festival

March 11, 2017

Join us for Holi, the Indian celebration of color, for the seventh year in a row! Enjoy classical Indian and Bollywood style dancing, music, food, storytelling, art-making, and gallery exploration!

Youth Art Month Reception

March 7, 2017

This March marks the annual celebration of Youth Art Month. Students of all ages from around the Birmingham area have contributed works from a variety of media – all of which display immense talent and creativity. These students come from

Material Exploration, 1-5 Grade Class, Session I

Material Exploration, 1-5 Grade Class, Session I

March 4, 2017

Enhance your child’s creativity through an exploration of art materials and creative techniques. Develop fine motor skills and learn about different cultures and art making processes while having fun creating art! Material Exploration Session I will have different art projects

Introduction to Ceramics, 1-5 Grade Class

Introduction to Ceramics, 1-5 Grade Class

February 25, 2017

In this course, we will explore form, surface, and structure to create functional objects and sculptures in clay. We will focus on developing a strong foundation in the fundamentals of hand-building techniques and how to properly handle and manipulate clay

Art Cart

Art Cart

February 19, 2017

Drop in for an art making activity that is facilitated by Teen BMA and ArtVenture staff! Art activities are inspired by artwork that is currently on display. After you make your own work of art, go check out the original

Uncle Peter's Amazing Chinese Wedding

Uncle Peter’s Amazing Chinese Wedding

February 18, 2017

Bart’s Books is a storytelling program for children ages 4-7. Bart selects a new book and related work of art each month that he thinks kids will enjoy.

This month, Bart has selected Uncle Peter’s Amazing Chinese Wedding by Lenore Look.

Art Cart

Art Cart

February 18, 2017

Drop in for an art making activity that is facilitated by Teen BMA and ArtVenture staff! Art activities are inspired by artwork that is currently on display. After you make your own work of art, go check out the original

Introduction to Ceramics, 1-5 Grade Class

Introduction to Ceramics, 1-5 Grade Class

February 11, 2017

In this course, we will explore form, surface, and structure to create functional objects and sculptures in clay. We will focus on developing a strong foundation in the fundamentals of hand-building techniques and how to properly handle and manipulate clay

Art Cart

Art Cart

February 5, 2017

Drop in for an art making activity that is facilitated by Teen BMA and ArtVenture staff! Art activities are inspired by artwork that is currently on display. After you make your own work of art, go check out the original

Art Cart

Art Cart

February 4, 2017

Drop in for an art making activity that is facilitated by Teen BMA and ArtVenture staff! Art activities are inspired by artwork that is currently on display. After you make your own work of art, go check out the original