The Walters Art Museum


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ArtKids Preschool for 3-5 Year-Olds

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Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3-5 years old and their favorite adult! You and your child will use all of your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity. Preschool workshops last 90 minutes and are led by specially trained museum educators.
ArtKids classes are for children ages 3-5 only.
ArtKids classes are held from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
ArtKids class size is limited to 15 children. One adult chaperone is required for every two children. Pre-registration is mandatory.
For more information, please call 410-547-9000, ext. 325.
This program is funded in part by a grant from the Jim and Patty Rouse Charitable Foundation.


Other Opportunities for Preschool Audiences

"Learning Begins at Birth - Start with Art!"
In an ongoing commitment to enhancing school readiness, the Walters Art Museum is a cultural partner site for Countdown to Kindergarten, Baltimore City, a statewide campaign in support of early childhood learning. For more information visit www.countdownMD.com.

Programs for Preschools, Daycare Centers, and Childcare Providers
The Walters offers preschool art workshops as described above for preschools, daycare centers, and childcare providers. The museum also offers adult training sessions for childcare professionals on "Museum Fun for Young Ones." Early childhood providers may call 410-547-9000, ext. 325 or email family programs to schedule a group visit or training.

Upcoming ArtKids Programs


Art Kids Preschool Program: Night Knight

Tuesday, December 02, 2014
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore the art of the Middle Ages! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old and their favorite adults. You and your child will use all of your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

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Art Kids Preschool Program: Night Knight

Wednesday, December 03, 2014
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore the art of the Middle Ages! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old and their favorite adults. You and your child will use all of your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

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Art Kids Preschool Program: Night Knight

Saturday, December 06, 2014
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore the art of the Middle Ages! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old and their favorite adults. You and your child will use all of your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

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Art Kids Preschool Program: Night Knight

Saturday, December 13, 2014
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore the art of the Middle Ages! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old and their favorite adults. You and your child will use all of your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

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Art Kids Preschool Program: Round Trip

Saturday, January 03, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore the art of exploration! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old and their favorite adults. You and your child will use all of your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

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Art Kids Preschool Program: Round Trip

Tuesday, January 06, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore the art of exploration! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old and their favorite adults. You and your child will use all of your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

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Art Kids Preschool Program: Round Trip

Wednesday, January 07, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore the art of exploration! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old and their favorite adults. You and your child will use all of your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

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Art Kids Preschool Program: Round Trip

Saturday, January 10, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore the art of exploration! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old and their favorite adults. You and your child will use all of your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

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