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The Frick is for Families

 

We offer a full schedule of things for families to do all-year-round, from exhibitions, educational programs and tours to special family events. Return to this page often, and stay up to date.

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December 2014


Family Fun Day  

Cool Yule: FREE Family Fun Day

Saturday, December 6

Noon–4:00 p.m.
Meet at The Frick Art Museum

Jolly up and jingle for our annual family celebration of the season. Kids of all ages will enjoy stories, playful tours and holiday art-making. Take away not only handmade ornaments and other one-of-a-kind treasures, but also memories of a few merry hours spent together. Free, drop-in program.

Special Bonus!
Add a Clayton family tour to your Cool Yule experience. Special family-friendly tours are offered at 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.

Free to children ages 12 and under and to member adults; regular tour rates apply for non-member adults. Tours most appropriate for kids ages 6 and up. Advance reservations required. Call 412-371-0600.


Charles Courtney Curran  

ArtKids: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Saturday, December 6

11:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m.
Meet at The Frick Art Museum

Gardenting in December? Why not? Take a "summery" stroll through our special exhibition and check out lush green spaces from Paris to Pennsylvania. Cultivate a magical graden from an array of colorful materials.

Free to children ages 12 and under and to member adults; regular tour rates apply for non-member adults. Tours most appropriate for kids ages 6 and up. Advance reservations required. Call 412-371-0600.


Gingerbread Stories  

Gingerbread Stories:
A Holiday Adventure for Preschoolers


Saturday, December 13

10:00-11:30 a.m.
Meet at The Frick Art Museum

Kids, ages 4-6, with an adult

Looking for a different way to share holiday magic with your preschooler? Storytelling and games await little ones as they participate in the adventures of a stowaway gingerbread boy on Christmas Eve. As a final treat after fun in Clayton and the Greenhouse, children will decorate gingerbread cookies to take home along with their storybook keepsake.

$12 child member; $16 child non-member and guests. Free to accompanying adult. Advance registration required. Call 412-371-0600.


Gingerbread house  

Holiday Family Workshop:
Build Your Own Gingerbread House

SORRY, PROGRAM FILLED

Sunday, December 14

1:00–4:00 p.m.

Kids ages 6–12, with an adult

Lexington Education Center

Enjoy the fun of trimming your own gingerbread cottage with icing and plentiful edible decorations.  From gumdrops on the rooftop to ice cream cone landscaping, adults and children work together to create confectionary masterpieces to take home. A quick tour of Clayton’s holiday finery is included in this special family event.

$16 child member; $19 child non-member and guests. Free to accompanying adult. Advance registration required. Call 412-371-0600.


January 2015

ArtKids  

ArtKids: StART the New Year Right

Saturday, January 3

11:00–11:45 a.m.

Meet at The Frick Art Museum

Welcome the new year with new ideas about art, and then design a special calendar to help you keep track of 2015.

FREE


Ongoing - Pet Tales

Pet Tales   A self-guided experience for families to get moving, learn and have fun!

Families are invited to gallop, waddle, waggle, and prance across the Frick’s “fetchingly” beautiful grounds while learning about the pets that lived at Clayton.

Stop at the Visitor Center for our new Pet Tales at the Frick walking guide and enjoy an animal-themed jaunt meant for people! Go at your own pace and take yourself­—and your family—for a playful walk!

FREE.