Family + Kids Programs

Below are our offerings for Families and Kids. Make sure to check out our Events Calendar for more info and dates!
Event Calendar
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Drop Into Art


Drop into Art is a program for all ages. This event is held on the second Sunday of the month (except for July and August) from 1-4 pm. Interactive tours, art projects, writing activities, and/or games help visitors of all ages explore art objects in special exhibitions and the permanent collection. Each month, the program explores a new subject or theme. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Free to all. No registration is required – just drop in!  Learn more about the upcoming Drop into Art themes on our Event Calendar!

Upcoming dates for Drop into Art:

  • September 10, 2023
  • October 8, 2023
  • November 12, 2023
  • December 10, 2023
  • January 14, 2024
  • February 11, 2024
  • March 10, 2024
  • April 14, 2024
  • May 12, 2024
  • June 9, 2024
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Kids’ Night Out


Parents, take advantage of a chance to go shopping or get a bite to eat – it’s a night just for the kids with us at the Danforth. Children will enjoy an art project, and a scavenger hunt in the museum! Includes pizza, lemonade and a treat to take home.

This event takes place several times a year and is limited to 15 participants, Grades K-8. Registration is required and tickets are $30 per child.  Drop Off is between between 5:45-6 p.m. with pick up promptly at 9 p.m.

Upcoming Kinds Night Out dates:

  • Friday, October 27, 2023
  • Friday, December 1, 2023
  • Friday, December 15, 2023
  • Friday, March 8, 2024

Keep an eye out on our Events Calendar for more details and links to registration!