Preschool Play Dates

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Have creative fun with the preschooler in your life! Explore Carnegie Museum of Art with a fun-filled adventure looking at and learning to make art. With museum teachers as guides, children gain exposure to exceptional works of art and learn to experiment with materials. Watch your child’s creative potential and confidence emerge and learn ways to nurture an appreciation of art.

Little Architects

May 2
10:15–11:30 a.m.
Find architectural elements in the museum’s Hall of Architecture. Design a fanciful facade to take home with you. Note: Child must attend with an accompanying adult.
$20 ($14 CMP members) per parent and child pair
Register today or call 412.622.3288.

Pattern Play

June 9
10:15–11:30 a.m.
Examine paintings and sculptures to find repeated colors and shapes. Note: Child must attend with an accompanying adult.
$20 ($14 CMP members) per parent and child pair
Register today or call 412.622.3288.

Art Vacation

June 16
10:15–11:30 a.m.
Bring your favorite grown-up and take a “vacation” in the museum’s gallery. Note: Child must attend with an accompanying adult.
$20 ($14 CMP members) per parent and child pair
Register today or call 412.622.3288.

Color Your World

June 23
10:15–11:30 a.m.
Find all of the colors of the rainbow in paintings and sculptures.. Note: Child must attend with an accompanying adult.
$20 ($14 CMP members) per parent and child pair
Register today or call 412.622.3288.

Portrait Party

June 30
10:15–11:30 a.m.
Find faces in paintings and sculptures. Learn to draw portraits in the museum’s galleries. Note: Child must attend with an accompanying adult.
$20 ($14 CMP members) per parent and child pair
Register today or call 412.622.3288.

Rojo, Amarillo, Azul

June 7
10:15–11:30 a.m.
Learn the Spanish and English names for colors you find in the galleries and experiment with color mixing and blending. Note: Child must attend with an accompanying adult.
$20 ($14 CMP members) per parent and child pair
Register today or call 412.622.3288.

Little Architects

July 14
10:15–11:30 a.m.
Find architectural elements in the museum’s Hall of Architecture. Design a fanciful facade to take home with you. Note: Child must attend with an accompanying adult.
$20 ($14 CMP members) per parent and child pair
Register today or call 412.622.3288.

Shape Up

July 21
10:15–11:30 a.m.
Compare geometric and organic shapes in paintings, sculptures, and architecture. Note: Child must attend with an accompanying adult.
$20 ($14 CMP members) per parent and child pair
Register today or call 412.622.3288.

Treasure Hunt

July 28
10:15–11:30 a.m.
Follow clues and discover hidden treasures in the Ailsa Mellon Bruce Galleries of decorative arts. Note: Child must attend with an accompanying adult.
$20 ($14 CMP members) per parent and child pair
Register today or call 412.622.3288.

Art Cat’s Book Club

August 4
10:15–11:30 a.m.
Listen to Art Cat’s favorite stories. Make artwork that depicts characters, settings, and plots you find in paintings and sculptures. Note: Child must attend with an accompanying adult.
$20 ($14 CMP members) per parent and child pair
Register today or call 412.622.3288.

Art Cat’s Book Club

August 11
10:15–11:30 a.m.
Discover food-themed art in the museum’s galleries and have an imaginary “picnic” with your favorite grown-up. Note: Child must attend with an accompanying adult.
$20 ($14 CMP members) per parent and child pair
Register today or call 412.622.3288.

Questions? Contact Children and Family Programs at 412.622.3288 for more details.