ArtKids: Mad about Mardi Gras
Saturday March 1
Meet at the Frick Art Museum.
Liven up your Saturday morning with a festive Mardi Gras celebration. The gallery’s fanciful shapes and vibrant colors serve as inspiration for cool and creative mask making. The real fun begins with a spirited parade around the museum. Free, drop in program.
Family Tours of Clayton
Saturdays, March 8, 15 and 22
11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.
Imagine visiting with guests long ago in the beautiful red parlor, sneaking a cookie from Chef Spencer’s busy kitchen or playing games in the cozy upstairs sitting room. Touch century-old artifacts and guess how they were used. Learn something new while having fun together, and ask all the questions you want—this tour is for you!
FREE for children ages 12 and under and member adults; regular rates apply for non-member adults. Tours most appropriate for kids ages 6 and up. Advance registrations required for Clayton tours. Call 412-371-0600.
Family Fun Day: American Adventure
Saturday, March 15
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
The Frick Art Museum. Free.
Join us for a celebration of American history through art. Explore the galleries and discover how portraits of founding fathers, abundant still lifes, majestic landscapes and scenes of everyday life capture the American spirit. Get creative at art stations around the museum where you can arrange an artful still life and design a dreamy landscape. And don’t leave without stopping at our portrait “parlour” to strike a fancy pose and smile for the camera. Free.
Add a family tour of Clayton! See above.
Family Kite Workshop: Make It! Fly It!
Saturday, March 29
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Ages 7 and up with an adult.
Get ready for National Kite Month (April) by making and decorating your own kite. Hear the story of young Childs Frick making a paper kite on his birthday, along with tales of other kids’ pastimes of long ago.
$8 child member; $10 non-member child; accompanying adults attend at no charge. Advance registration and pre-payment is required. Call 412-371-0600.