Plan Your Family Visit

Whether you’re coming with toddlers or teenagers, we offer programming for any age group.

How Much Time Do You Have?

1 Hour

We suggest choosing one activity from the list below, or visiting a special exhibition for an hour.

1/2 Day

Choose an art making activity at one of our family days (for example, First Saturday, Toddler Thursday or UPS Second Sunday), grab a Smartbox, and take a self-guided tour. If you have little ones, don’t forget to visit the Greene Family Learning Gallery.

1 Day

Do it all! You can choose any combination of the activities below. Each one takes about an hour.

Toddler
(4 years old and under)

  • Toddler Thursdays and Saturdays
    Art-making activities and self-guided tours that engage children’s creativity.
  • Greene Family Learning Gallery
    Two distinct spaces for creative play that offer age-appropriate activities for kids ranging from infants to eight-year-olds.
  • Smart box
    Free for any child age two to twelve, each smARTbox is filled with art supplies and an activity.
  • UPS Second Sunday
    Enjoy art-making activities, performances, and the High’s galleries for free on the Second Sunday of every month.
  • Family tours
    Explore the High as a family on this interactive, docent-led adventure through the galleries.
  • Self-guided Highlights tour
    Visit our galleries at your own pace with recommendations from our staff.

All Upcoming Events

Little girl with white blonde hair and a sky blue dress stacks soft blocks at a Toddler Thursday.

Elementary
(5 – 12 years old)

  • First Saturday
    Experiment, play, and make art in studio workshops and learn about art on guided gallery tours.
  • Summer Art Camp
    Young artists will explore the museum’s galleries, and hone their skills in drawing, painting, and design to create original artworks.
  • Smart box
    Free for any child age two to twelve, each smARTbox is filled with art supplies and an activity.
  • UPS Second Sunday
    Enjoy art-making activities, performances, and the High’s galleries for free on the Second Sunday of every month.
  • Family tours
    Explore the High as a family on this interactive, docent-led adventure through the galleries.
  • Greene Family Learning Gallery
    Two distinct spaces for creative play that offer age-appropriate activities for kids ranging from infants to eight-year-olds.
  • Self-guided Highlights tour
    Visit our galleries at your own pace with recommendations from our staff.

All Upcoming Events

Family with two daughters stands in front of a painting in the High Museum's folk and self taught art galleries.

Teens
(13 years old and older)

  • Teen Art Afternoon on First Saturday
    Join the Teen Team for art making, tours, and more. Free for teens!
  • Summer Art Camp
    Young artists will explore the museum’s galleries, and hone their skills in drawing, painting, and design to create original artworks.
  • Teen Night
    An evening of art-making, performances, and tours planned by Teens for Teens.
  • Teen Team
    A group of fifteen creative high school students who share a common interest in art and community engagement.
  • Self-guided Highlights tour
    Visit our galleries at your own pace with recommendations from our staff.

All Upcoming Events

Two teens use paint with watercolors and smile