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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.

Become a Frick member
and Clayton tours are always free!



Summer Clayton Family Tours

 

Growing Up at Clayton
Offered through August 29
Wednesdays and Saturdays

11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.

Kids + Clayton = a wonderful pairing of summer fun and learning!

History becomes real as children visit this intriguing 19th century home, puzzle over touchable antiques, including household tools and clothing, and hear stories about growing up long ago. These family-friendly tours are most appropriate for ages 6 and up, accompanied by an adult.


Cost:

Frick members: free
General admission: $12
Seniors and students: $10
Active duty military: Free through Labor Day
Children 16 and under: $6

Reservations: Strongly recommended
Contact: 412-371-0600



Programs

Summer Fun  

Family Fun Day: Things That Fly
Saturday, August 8
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The sky’s the limit as you create birds, kites, rockets, UFOs, and whatever flying things you can think of. No wings or pilot’s license necessary—just bring your imagination and enthusiasm!


All Family Fun Day activities are FREE. No registration necessary.  Exhibition admission included for participating families.





Let's Move  

UPMC Health Plan Let's Move Family Fun Day
Presented by UPMC Health Plan
Saturday, September 12
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Play old-fashioned games on our lovely, level lawns. Take a turn at badminton, sack racing, the obstacle course, and giant Twister, to name a few. Unplug and join in this day of lively outdoor activity.


All Family Fun Day activities are FREE. No registration necessary.  Exhibition admission included for participating families.



Ongoing

Girl Scouts  

Girl Scout Programs

Download a guide to our 2015–2016 Girl Scout programs.




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.




Sign up now for Summer Camp!

Summer Camp  

Summertime is fun time at Frick, inspired by the collections and exhibitions set in our beautiful grounds. Kids return year after year to our summer camps to discover new worlds, expand their creativity and make lasting friendships.

Summer Camp 2015

Register Now! Call 412-371-0600.
Discover the wonders of history, create amazing art and play in the best backyard in town!

Passport to Imagination
Monday–Friday, August 17–21
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
For kids entering grades 2–5

When travel plans include awesome art and non-stop fun, it’s definitely worth the trip! Join us for a fantastic week of painting, sculpting and drawing. We’ll journey far and wide, through our diverse collection and beautiful grounds. Just remember your travel essentials: energy, enthusiasm and imagination! $175 members; $215 non-members.

Pre- and post-care for Passport to Imagination camp is available for a limited number of campers. 

Pre-care, 8:00–9:00 a.m.: $30/week.

Post-care, 3:00–5:30 p.m.: $60/week.


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.