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January 2018

Grandparents’ Read-Aloud Morning

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Young children and their grandparents, family members or favorite adults are invited to the Museum for a very special Read-Aloud all about honoring our unique families. Children and their grown-ups will hear a story, interact with art in the Museum and make their own creative work to...

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February to March 2018

Children’s Read-Aloud Tour

Thursday, February 1, 2018 to Thursday, March 15, 2018

Young children and their grown-ups hear a story, interact with art in the Museum and make their own creative works in this popular program.

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February 2018

First Sundays for Families

Sunday, February 4, 2018

DIY Valentines: Get ready for the upcoming holiday by making valentines to share with friends and family while listening to songs of love played by harpist Mary Groce. A variety of art materials and creative inspiration will be provided.

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Happy Birthday Horace Pippin! Family Program

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Celebrate artist Horace Pippin’s Birthday during this special Read-Aloud program featuring A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin, an award-winning children’s book written by local author Jen Bryant, plus an interactive tour of Pippin’s paintings and a fun craft.

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March 2018

First Sundays for Families

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Make Your Own Museum: In honor of George “Frolic” Weymouth, one of the founders of the Brandywine River Museum of Art, design a take-home museum to fill with personal treasures and take a family-friendly tour of the exhibition...

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May 2018

First Sundays for Families

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Once Upon a Masterpiece: Join in the fantasy of folklore and fairytales through hands-on art activities inspired by illustrations from the Museum’s collection and “Folktale Fun” with internationally acclaimed storyteller TAHIRA.

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June 2018

First Sundays for Families

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Frolic and Paint Party: Grab a brush and celebrate the tradition of painting outdoors – en plein air – with demonstrations by members of the Philadelphia Water Color Society and a creative circus performance and Brandywine River crossing on a tight wire by the Funicular Circus. Teaching artists will lead art-making activities for all ages.

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July to August 2018

Summer Camp: Look, Discover, Make!

Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018

This inspirational and fun summer camp offers youth ages 9-14 a weeklong immersion into the Museum’s outstanding art collection and nature-rich campus. Campers will become makers, learning innovative hands-on techniques for expressing themselves through art. The week culminates with an art show for family and friends. Supplies are included.

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