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COVID-19 UPDATE: Information and messages about Coronavirus

Last updated: 11:13 am 3/18

The Fralin is closed to the public until further notice. For operational updates go to the COVID-19 Fralin Operations page.

Family Programs

Babies in Artland

Specifically designed for adult caregivers and their infant companions, Babies in Artland invites lively conversation about works of art, with baby coos and cries encouraged. There will be time to share and ask questions about art and parenting. We recommend slings over... Learn more

Toddlers in Artland

Wondering how to look at art with your little one? Join us for a new 45-minute program for toddlers and their adult companions. Led by a museum educator, pairs will be introduced to big ideas in development theory and given time to playfully practice strategies in the museum space.

Pictures & Pages

Gordon Avenue children’s librarian Glynis Welte delivers dynamic arts-related story times incorporating movement, songs, and puppets with a variety of exciting books.

Wednesdays from 10–10:45 am: 2–4 year olds and their grownups
 
Registration is required for each... Learn more
Fun for the Young

Start with a book, and then go look! Children enjoy a story read by arts educator Aimee Hunt and explore an artwork through observation, movement, play, and simple hands-on projects.

Wednesdays from 10–11 am: 2–4 year olds and their grownups

Registration is required for each... Learn more

Man and girl working on a silk screen

These popular programs combine age-appropriate tours with hands-on art activities that make the museum's exhibitions accessible to children. The introduction of new art materials and techniques challenges children to think in new ways, and interactive tours help them develop the confidence to... Learn more

During Reunions Weekend, children are invited to take part in exciting hands-on art programs while their parents are free to enjoy other events across Grounds. Children participate in fun activities designed to introduce them to the museum, expand their understanding of the visual arts, and... Learn more