Museums: Family Programs

Want to find kids activities in DC? There are tons of things to do with kids at area museums. Family activities include storytelling, children's music, art for kids, and hands-on activities. Check the list below and experience children’s museum programs around the DC area.

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Performances

Gingerbreadpalooza!

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Dec 21

Engineering 101

College Park Aviation Museum
Dec. 21, 2019 & Jan. 19, 2020

Young Learners Tour: Spotting Shapes and Looking for Lines

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sat. Dec 14

Young Learners Tour: Color-Full Fun

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sat. Feb 15, 2020

ACM Kwanzaa Celebration

THEARC
Fri. Dec 27

First Studio: Story + Workshop

The Kreeger Museum
Sat. Dec 21

Portrait Discovery Kits

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Dec. 14 – 29

Young Portrait Explorers: Marian Anderson

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mon. Dec 16

MLK Jr. Family Program

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sat. Jan 18, 2020

Cub Corner

College Park Aviation Museum
Thu. Dec 12

Cub Corner

College Park Aviation Museum
Thu. Dec 26

Cub Corner

College Park Aviation Museum
Thu. Jan 9, 2020

Cub Corner

College Park Aviation Museum
Wed. Jan 1, 2020

Day with the Girl Scouts

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Feb 22, 2020

Engineering 101

College Park Aviation Museum
Sat. Jan 18, 2020

Engineering 101 - Build an Aircraft

College Park Aviation Museum
Sat. Dec 21

Holiday Trains & Planes

College Park Aviation Museum
Dec. 20 – 22

Morning at the Museum

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Feb 8, 2020

Portrait Discovery Kits

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Feb 1, 2020

Portrait Story Days

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jan. 4 – 26, 2020

Portrait Story Days

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Feb. 8 – 29, 2020

Presidential Family Fun Day

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Feb 15, 2020

Young Portrait Explorers: Fishes with Julie Packard

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jan. 11 – 27, 2020

Young Portrait Explorers: Martin Luther King Jr.

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Feb. 10 & 24, 2020

Portrait Story Days

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Dec. 14 – 29

Ongoing Events

Story Time in our Explore! Family Space

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri

Explore! With the NPG

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Dec. 31

Holiday Trains & Planes

College Park Aviation Museum
Dec. 14 – 21

Installation of the Treaty of Fort Stanwix, 1784

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Apr. 15, 2020
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