Children & Families - Tampa Museum of Art

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The Museum offers educational programming for the whole family!

ArtSchooled


ArtSchooled is a weekly program where children and families can create works of art together, with a new art project every week inspired by works of art currently on view at the Tampa Museum of Art. Projects are designed for children in grades K-5, with the option for caretakers to also participate and create.

ArtSchooled sessions take place at the Roberta M. Golding Visual Art Center located at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC (522 N Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606)

Studio is limited to 6 children at a time. Masks required.

When registering, please note which group you are signing up for. Group A is from 1:00-2:00p, Group B is from 2:30-3:30p.

Group A: 1:00-2:00p

November 4 – “Stick” Figure Sculptures (Jesse Aaron)
November 11 – Winter Landscape Paintings (Frank Ritchie)
November 18 – Abstract Yarn Rugs (Willie Eaglin)
December 2 – Foil Crowns (Florian Ludwig)
December 9 – Assemblage Face Sculptures (Tony Garan)
December 16 – Sculpey Fibulae Pins (Antiquities Collection)

Group B: 2:30-3:30p

November 4 – “Stick” Figure Sculptures (Jesse Aaron)
November 11 – Winter Landscape Paintings (Frank Ritchie)
November 18 – Abstract Yarn Rugs (Willie Eaglin)
December 2 – Foil Crowns (Florian Ludwig)
December 9 – Assemblage Face Sculptures (Tony Garan)
December 16 – Sculpey Fibulae Pins (Antiquities Collection)

Art Spot


Art Spot activities allow participants of all ages and any skill level to engage more deeply with a work of art, to experiment and play with everyday art supplies and household materials, and create something unique with projects inspired by artwork at the Tampa Museum of Art. Each session based on that month’s Art Spot Online video.

All supplies provided. Participation is free but pre-registration is required

Studio is limited to 6 children at a time. Masks required.

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Summer Art Camp


The Tampa Museum of Art offers smaller and safer all-day or half-day art camps where campers can create, learn, and play in our socially-distanced classroom, in the galleries, and in the Curtis Hixon playground. Camps have different themes based on the Museum’s permanent collection of antiquities, modern & contemporary art, and exhibitions on view in our galleries.

Registration for Museum Members opens February 15, Not-Yet Members can register starting February 27.

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Family Days


Are you looking for a fun day out with the family?

The Museum holds several Family Days each year offering Art Spot, activities inspired by the Museum’s current exhibitions, drop-in docent-led tours, pay-as-you will admission to the galleries, and more. Each Family Day highlights a different exhibition on view, so be sure to join us throughout the year.

Pay-as-you-will admission for all visitors.

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Art Space


For the past 10 years, Art Space has partnered with a number of community organizations to provide quality engagement with the visual arts to economically and environmentally disadvantaged youths. Art Space Partners work with Museum Education Department staff to design individualized programming that may include gallery visits, hands-on experience in the classroom, and offsite visits. Partners include The Portico, The Spring, and Redefining Refugee. This program is by invitation only.

Interested in partnering with your organization? Contact us below.

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GFA Children's Activity Tent


Every year the Museum participates in the Gasparilla Fine Art’s festival, facilitating the children’s activity tent. Join our Museum staff and volunteers in March for fun and free art projects in the Curtis Hixon Park! Check the calendar below for event dates.

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StArt With....


stART With… is a virtual early education program with the Tampa Museum of Art where children learn about art and more through stories and making. Each stART With… will feature a new subject with virtual story time and an art activity designed by the museum educators. Children will learn the elements of art, explore how to share emotions, discover interesting the artists, and much more!

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stART With… Color! Hind Nasser Lesson Plan

stART With…Body Positivity! Selina Román and Her Body Can

stART With…Shapes! Wendy Babcox Lesson Plan

stART With…Lines! Purvis Young Lesson Plan

My Emotions Book

For questions and inquiries about Children & Families programming,
contact the Education Department.