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Important Update

Children and Family Programs

The Aldrich offers a variety of opportunities for families, inviting peer-to-peer learning and intergenerational exchange. Join us for Story Time for Little Ones, All Ages Discovery Tours, Activities in the Studio, and more.

Family Programs

The Museum offers the opportunity for families with children of all ages to connect with Aldrich Educators and explore works of art together in-person and over live video chat through a variety of programs, offered for free during the Third week of every month in conjunction with our free admission Third Saturdays.

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Scouts

We support our local scout troops by hosting scout visits to the Museum, often in support of completing a specific badge or patch.

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Related Events

March 16, 2024 at 10:30 am

Story Time for Kids: This house is made of mud - Esta casa está hecha de lodo

We will explore the artwork of Amanda Martínez, who creates works of art containing adobe clay and many other materials. Then, we will read This house is made of mud - Esta casa está hecha de lodo by Ken Buchanan and move to the Museum’s Studio to create our own artworks made of clay.

April 20, 2024 at 10:30 am

Story Time for Kids: Smile with African Style

Together, we will explore the artwork of Layo Bright, who uses glass to create sculptures that remind her of her family! Then, we will read Smile with African Style by Mylo Freeman and move to the Museum’s Studio to create our own fabric collages to represent our families.