Daily Activities

May 1 – October 31 only

Delve deeper into our rich collections with friendly and knowledgeable guides. No registration required—and all these great activities are free with regular Museum admission. Just drop in and join the conversation!

Webby’s Art Studio

Come create! Specialized art activities for all ages, inspired by temporary and permanent exhibitions.

Featuring a new activity weekly. Daily, June 20–August 14, 2016 in Owl Cottage. Free with Museum admission.

Week of July 11–July 16: “Here Comes the Circus” Posters
Create an elaborate circus poster like the ones on display in the exhibition Papering the Town: Circus Posters in America.

Week of July 18–24: Reflective Sculpture
Construct your own 3-dimensional sculpture, inspired by the creations of George Sherwood.

Week of July 25–31: Fabulous Flowers
The zinnias are blooming! Have fun with watercolors and paint some fabulous flowers of your own.

Owl Cottage Activity Center

Open May 1 – October 31

Take a break and relax at Owl Cottage, a special Museum building designed with families in mind. Enjoy a book, unwind with some toys and games, and engage your creative side. Owl Cottage is the summer home for Webby’s Art Studio.

Art on the Go Carts


Go hands-on! Our bright blue carts are filled with art supplies, games, activities, and books for all ages. Each cart has a different theme to connect to a Museum collection, building, or special exhibition. Look for them at these locations:

Our bright blue Art on the Go carts are filled with art supplies, games, activities and books for visitors of all ages.


Art on the Go Cart: Architecture and Design

May 16-September 11, 2016

Visit this Art on the Go Cart in the Round Barn to discover how buildings are designed and constructed.

And coming soon…

July 1–October 3, 2016

Art on the Go Cart: All Aboard! Train Cart

All aboard! Experience all things trains with this locomotive-themed Art on the Go Cart.

July 9, 2016–January 22, 2017

Art on the Go Cart: Circus Side Show

Ladies and gentlemen! View larger than life circus posters in our latest exhibition Papering the Town: Circus Posters in America; then explore our circus-themed cart.

November 1, 2016–April 30, 2017

Art on the Go Cart: Who We Are

Take a look at the portraits in the Painting a Nation exhibition and explore cultures in time and place at this cart.

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