Youth & Families

Art Odyssey Interactive Gallery for All Ages

Explore, discover, and create in the Art Odyssey. Draw, build with shapes and colors, design an exhibition, and enjoy art books for all reading levels. Activities promote creative expression, active family learning, and familiarity with art and museums. 

We ask that adults accompany children eight and under.

Family Activity Packs

Let the young ones lead the tour using interactive cards with tips, questions, and activities based on the art. Request a pack at Museum Reception, or download them here.

Art Alive! Family Days

It’s exciting, it’s interactive and it’s fun for everybody. Discover connections to art with popular hands-on crafts and delight in entertaining family performances as fun and learning combine for wonderfully shared experiences.

Monday, November 11 – Veterans Day
Friday, December 27 – Winter Holiday Break
Thursday, February 20 - Mid-Winter Break
Thursday, April 9 - Spring Break
10 am – 2 pm

Art Story

Storytime, and so much more! Art Story, Children ages 3 to 5 look closely for visual cues in picture-book illustrations, and then apply these same skills to looking at art when they go into the galleries. For more information, contact the Museum Education Department at 315-797-0000, ext. 2158.

Meets the first Thursday of the month from September through June. Check our calendar for exact dates.

Kids Corner

At-home activities for children of all ages. Find online access to fun and inspiring museum-related activities here.