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All in-person programs are currently suspended due to COVID-19. This includes Family Sundays, Wee Wednesdays and Wee Weekends, the Teen Arts Council, and Youth Classes. Self-guided group and school tours are not permitted.

Learn about our COVID-19 response here.

On-demand virtual programs are available below.

Wee Wednesdays

Wee Wednesdays include reading a story, looking at art from the Museum’s collection, and creating an art activity with materials found in your home. Each session has its own theme. Join us here and share your artwork with us by using the hashtags #STLArtMuseum and #WeeWednesday.

Recommended for children 3 to 5 and their caregivers.

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Art Quest

Join Saint Louis Art Museum educators on a quest to explore art from around the globe, learn about how and why artists create, and make art with materials found in your home. Each session has its own theme. Join us here and share your artwork with us by using the hashtags #STLArtMuseum and #SLAMArtQuest.

Recommended for youth ages 6 to 12 and their adult companions.

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2020 Kwanzaa Celebration:
Power in Our Voice

Our annual Kwanzaa celebration went virtual in 2020! Learn about the traditions of Kwanzaa with a virtual journey through the Seven Principles and a scavenger hunt featuring African art from the Museum’s collection.

Presented in collaboration with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., St. Louis Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter

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Support


This program is supported by the Dana Brown Endowed Fund for Education and Community Programs.

In-person Family, Teen, and Youth Programs are currently suspended due to COVID-19, but information about those offerings can be found below: 

  • Family Fun at the Museum

    Inspire lifelong connections with art through fun family programs, gallery guides, and activities. Find something new to do with each visit!

    Family Sundays

    Uncover the stories of the Museum’s collection every Sunday afternoon with hands-on art activities and a family-friendly tour of the galleries, featuring a new theme every month.

    The Family Tour begins at 2:30 pm. Space is limited and sign-up is required on-site beginning at 1 pm each Sunday for that day’s tour.

    Wee Wednesdays and Weekends

    Learn, play, explore, and grow as you discover new ways of interacting with art during the Museum’s program for its youngest visitors, with time for play, storytelling, looking at art, and art making.

    Recommended for children 3 to 5 and their caregivers.

    Family Resources

    Travel through time and across the globe without ever leaving St. Louis! Take a self-guided, engaging tour of artworks in the Museum’s collection with a Family Gallery Guide or grow curiosity for art through drawing, writing, movement, and imagining using a Find Activity Card.

    Available at the Information Centers and Families Resources sign at the Museum.

    Winter Celebrations

    Let’s make the season merry and bright! The Saint Louis Art Museum celebrates the festive winter season and global seasonal traditions in December with a weekend of art making, live performances, tasty seasonal treats, and more!

    Teens

    Teen Arts Council

    Teen Arts Council (TAC) is a group of arts-minded teens who serve as ambassadors and advisors in designing and implementing programs by teens for teens. TAC members meet twice a month during the school year and receive behind-the-scenes Museum experiences, free arts-related workshops, and a creative and supportive arts community.

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    Teen Assistants

    The Teen Assistant program is an employment and mentoring opportunity for St. Louis–area teens. Teen Assistants get real work experience while also learning important life skills such as cooperation, time management, and problem solving. As paid, part-time employees of the Saint Louis Art Museum, Teen Assistants work closely with staff members on a wide range of programs and events.

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    Youth

    Classes

    Learn, play, explore, and grow at the Museum’s program for our youngest visitors. Join us for an adventure as we discover new ways of interacting with art and each other. With time for play, storytelling, looking at art, and art making, Wee Wednesdays and Wee Weekends provide a fun and interactive way to explore the Museum together. Recommended for children 3 to 5 and their caregivers.

    Youth SmART

    Bring your community organization, camp, or homeschool group to the Museum for a 90-minute Youth SmART experience during the school year or summer that includes creative art projects, guided tours, and lively discussions. Each year Youth smART engages thousands of young visitors with opportunities to explore art and culture from around the world. Contact us to learn more about Youth SmART.