Heyman Family Programs

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Online programs

Live programs
Join us for live online programs for kids and families on select dates. Check the calendar for more information.

At-home activities

Still from Create with Just One Shape

We’ve rounded up some resources and ideas—from art-making activities to books and films—that we hope will spark creativity and fun for your family.

Explore Line, Shape, Colors
Spend time making art with your family, with inspiration from these videos about line, shape, and color, inspired by works in MoMA’s collection and activities from the Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Family Art Lab. Recommended for ages four and up

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Art-Making Activities Families Can Do at Home
Explore artworks in MoMA’s collection through these activities, available in English and Spanish.

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Learning Curve: Art Resources for Teaching and Learning from Home
Ideas and hands-on activities from our School and Teacher Programs team for teaching and learning about art from home.

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Make Art with the Element of Chance
Take inspiration from artists who play with the element of chance.

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Experiment with Materials, Movement, and Action
From manipulating materials to moving your body, making art involves action. Try out these six activities that take inspiration from artists’ experimentation.

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Family Films

Like an Elephant in a China Shop. 2017. Directed by Louise Chevrier, Luka Fischer, Rodolphe Groshens, Marie Guillon, Estelle Martinez, Benoit Paillard, and Lisa Rasasombat

What to Watch at Home: Streaming Family Movies to Spark Creativity
We compiled some of our favorite kid-friendly short films that are available online and paired them with prompts to spark discussion.

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Guides for looking at art with kids

Dorothea Lange. Gunlock, Utah. 1953. Gelatin silver print, printed c. 1958, 8 11/16 × 10 3/4″ (22.1 × 27.3 cm). Purchase

At the Museum or at home, these guides will help you and your kids look closely at works of art.

Audio Guides for Kids
Explore art with audio for kids that encourages looking closely, poses questions, and shares information about MoMA’s collection. Available on your own device in English, Français, Deutsch, Italiano, Español, Português, 한국어 (Korean), 日本語 (Japanese), and 中文 (Mandarin). For ages five and up.

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Hey Kids! Activity Guide
Print and bring this guide for movement, writing, and drawing activities to do in front of artworks at the Museum.

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Dorothea Lange’s Pictures of Children
Dig deeper into Dorothea Lange: Words & Pictures using this resource for students, teachers, and families.

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Also available as a PDF

Art kits and books for kids

From educator-designed art making kits to artist-focused books, shop all we have for kids at MoMA Design Store.

Check out #MuseumfromHome highlights on MoMA Design Store’s Instagram for book readings and activities for kids.

Browse our Favorite Children’s Books about Art. From childhood favorites to parents’ picks for toddlers or teens, Museum staff share beloved art-themed kid’s books.

Contact Us:
Phone: (212) 708-9805
Email: [email protected]

Volkswagen of America is proud to be MoMA’s lead partner of education.

Family Programs are made possible by The Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Family Endowment Fund.

Generous funding is provided by Brett and Daniel Sundheim. Additional support is provided by the Annual Education Fund.

MoMA Audio is supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies.