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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 Art Kids Programs


Art Kids Preschool Program: I'd Know You Anywhere, My Love by Nancy Tillman

Tuesday, February 03, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore love in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: I'd Know You Anywhere, My Love by Nancy Tillman

Wednesday, February 04, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore love in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: I'd Know You Anywhere, My Love by Nancy Tillman

Saturday, February 07, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore love in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: I'd Know You Anywhere, My Love by Nancy Tillman

Saturday, February 14, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore love in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: The Jones Family Express by Javaka Steptoe

Tuesday, March 03, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore families in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: The Jones Family Express by Javaka Steptoe

Wednesday, March 04, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore families in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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.

MORE INFO →


Art Kids Preschool Program: The Jones Family Express by Javaka Steptoe

Saturday, March 07, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore families in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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.

MORE INFO →


Art Kids Preschool Program: The Jones Family Express by Javaka Steptoe

Saturday, March 14, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore families in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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.

MORE INFO →


Art Kids Preschool Program: The Curious Garden by Peter Brown

Wednesday, April 01, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore nature in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: The Curious Garden by Peter Brown

Saturday, April 04, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore nature in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: The Curious Garden by Peter Brown

Tuesday, April 07, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore nature in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: The Curious Garden by Peter Brown

Saturday, April 11, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore nature in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes by Jeanette Winter

Saturday, May 02, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore the art of sculpture! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes by Jeanette Winter

Tuesday, May 05, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore the art of sculpture! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes by Jeanette Winter

Wednesday, May 06, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore the art of sculpture! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes by Jeanette Winter

Saturday, May 09, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore the art of sculpture! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: The Night the Moon Fell: A Maya Myth by Pat Mora

Tuesday, June 02, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore myths in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: The Night the Moon Fell: A Maya Myth by Pat Mora

Wednesday, June 03, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore myths in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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.

MORE INFO →


Art Kids Preschool Program: The Night the Moon Fell: A Maya Myth by Pat Mora

Saturday, June 06, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore myths in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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.

MORE INFO →


Art Kids Preschool Program: The Night the Moon Fell: A Maya Myth by Pat Mora

Saturday, June 13, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore myths in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: Lifetime: The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives by Lola M. Schaefer

Wednesday, July 01, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore animals in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: Lifetime: The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives by Lola M. Schaefer

Saturday, July 04, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore animals in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: Lifetime: The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives by Lola M. Schaefer

Tuesday, July 07, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore animals in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: Lifetime: The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives by Lola M. Schaefer

Saturday, July 11, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore animals in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: Ella Sarah Gets Dressed by Margaret Chodos-Irvine

Saturday, August 01, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore fashion in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: Ella Sarah Gets Dressed by Margaret Chodos-Irvine

Tuesday, August 04, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore fashion in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: Ella Sarah Gets Dressed by Margaret Chodos-Irvine

Wednesday, August 05, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore fashion in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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: Ella Sarah Gets Dressed by Margaret Chodos-Irvine

Saturday, August 08, 2015
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore fashion in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. 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.

MORE INFO →