Programs for Kids, Families and Scouts
There are many things for families to do together at the Frick. From handling century-old objects to discovering the personality behind a portrait, children and their accompanying adults have fun discovering history, art, and transportation together.Many of our family programs don’t require pre-registration, so if you’re looking for something different to do, check our special drop-in programs.
Explore, Imagine, Create! FREE ArtKids Programs
Art Kids: Bird's Eye Bug's Eye
Saturday, March 14
Meet at The Frick Art Museum.
How do you look at things? From the ground up like a bug or from the sky down like a bird? Discover your favorite point of view as we take a playful look at the photographs in our special exhibition. Learn about the many ways artists see the world and create your own photo collage to take home.
GreenKids: Ouch! Prickles and Porcupines
Saturday, April 11
Meet at the Greenhouse
Learn about some of the curious and creative ways plants and animals have found to protect themselves from hungry enemies. Make a handy pincushion to take home.
Art Kids: From Cottages to Castles
Saturday, May 9
Meet at The Frick Art Museum.
Get set for a river crossing, rock climbing adventure in the British countryside. Stops along the way include a cozy cottage, a rolling mill and a castle on a cliff. Relax after all that trekking by making a map of your journey. Knapsacks ready?
Celebrate Mother's Day and Father's Day at the Frick!
Free Admission to Clayton for Mom
Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 10
This year, Mother’s Day weekend is beautifully timed to coincide with the opening of our exhibition, Rolling Hills, Satanic Mills: The British Passion for Landscape. Celebrate your special mom with a visit to this spectacular exhibition, followed by a tour of Clayton that introduces Adelaide Frick and her family. With the purchase of one admission, your mother, mother-in-law or grandmother will receive free admission to Clayton.
Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21
This year Father’s Day coincides with the first day of summer. What better way to celebrate both the season and your special dad than a visit to the Frick, where you can spend time together strolling the grounds and seeing our exhibition, Rolling Hills, Satanic Mills: The British Passion for Landscape. To make the day extra-special, take Dad into Clayton to learn about the home of Henry Clay Frick and his family.
Special Family Tours Both Weekends!
May 9–10 and June 20–21
Make Mother’s Day or Father’s Day extra special with kid-paced, child-friendly tours of Clayton. As our gift to Mom and Dad, family tours are free for kids ages 16 and under, as well as for the guest of honor.
Ongoing - 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!
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.
Post-care, 3:00–5:30 p.m.: $60/week.