Education: Youth and Family Programs

Explore, make, and enjoy art with these programs and resources for young people and families.

Art Classes and Special Events

Child in art class at the Museum

Meet the Museum For ages 2–3. Learn, create, and grow with us.

Child drawing in the Museum

Arty Facts For ages 4–7. Discover how much you and your child have to say to each other about art through gallery activities and art workshops.

Student painting

Gallery/Studio Program For ages 6–adult. Draw, paint, sculpt, and more in challenging, fun art courses taught by professional artists.

Child and adult doing crafts

Hands-On Art at Target First Saturdays For all ages. Create together in family art workshops and enjoy performances, films, and other free events each month.

Target First Saturday. Photo by Cat Guzman

Special programs For all ages. Join us for art workshops, performances, and other programming designed for you and your child.


Summer Programs

Jasmine Pacheco: Day camp tour image

Day Camp Tours For ages 6–12. Bring art to life for your campers.


BCAP making friends

Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program (BCAP) For ages 7–12. Weave exciting connections between art, culture, nature, and science in this innovative two-week day camp.



Family looking at African art in the Museum

Visit together For all ages. Check out these helpful tips for making your visit to the Brooklyn Museum a memorable one.

Visitors using a Family Guide

Family Guides For ages 5 and up. Explore the Museum with these free, downloadable guides. They're also available at our Visitor Center and in the galleries.

Young person with computer

Online Activities For ages 8 and up: Ancient Egypt and Brooklyn Expedition