Art Activities for Kids and Families in Baltimore

Arts Activities For Families in Baltimore

From Station North Arts and Entertainment District to The Walters Art Museum, to Artscape, Baltimore’s annual free arts festival, it’s clear that Baltimoreans love to celebrate the arts. There is a constant flow of arts related activities and attractions in our great city and many are very family oriented.

Artkids Programs At The Walters Art Museum

Current studies confirm that education in the arts benefits a child’s overall ability to learn. With a variety of programs including Artbabies, ArtCubs, ArtTots and ArtKids Preschool Programs, The Walters Art Museum has something for all ages. These diverse programs are a great way to spend time and learn with your kids. In addition to a variety of classes and programs, The Walters has Drop-in Art Activities every Saturday and Sunday! Check out what the Walters has to offer on their website.

Port Discovery Children’s Museum

Located just a few blocks from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, Port Discovery is a place where children can connect learning and play. Port Discovery hosts a myriad of activities that can make learning fun, such as Art On The Go!, Jingle Jangle Music Time and Percussion Garden. Learn more about Port Discovery’s events on their website.

The Baltimore Museum of Art

raoudi the baltimore museum of artYet another great place for families to get artsy, the Baltimore Museum of Art hosts audio tours, workshops and Family Free Sundays! Join Raoudi, Henri Matisse’s schnauzer from the painting interior, as he pops up around the BMA. Every Sunday that the museum is open, Family Free Sundays begin at 2pm but you can drop in anytime before 5pm, no registration required! Admission to the Baltimore Museum of Art is always free, as are Family Free Sundays!

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