Kids & Families

Art Babes: Movement with Recyclables

March 21, 2019

Park the stroller and cozy up in our circle of babes for sensory play, face-to-face bouncy rhymes, and social games to inspire baby’s curiosity and build first relationships.

Art Babes: Movement with Recyclables

March 21, 2019

Art Babes: Movement with Recyclables

Best for ages 0 – 12 months and their grown-ups

It’s a pint-sized artdate for caregivers and their rollers, sitters, scooters and dribblers. Park the stroller and cozy up in our circle of babes for sensory play, face-to-face bouncy rhymes, and social games to inspire baby’s curiosity and build first relationships. Happy babbles and crying are welcome! After class, make time for coffee talk and play awhile in our baby-friendly space.

$5 for members, $10/nonmember child. Registration required.

Art Babes is made possible with support from the Robert O. & Anna Mae Orr Foundation.

Kids Creative Playdate: Percussion with Junk = The Art of Skiffle

April 4, 2019, 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

This program encourages multi-age creative wanderings with sensory-rich, open-ended experimentation and self-expression.

Kids Creative Playdate: Percussion with Junk = The Art of Skiffle

April 4, 2019, 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Kids Creative Playdate: Percussion with Junk = The Art of Skiffle

Best for ages 12 months – 5 years and their grown-ups (siblings welcome)

Art meets inventive play every first Thursday! Make a date to celebrate your little scribbler’s imaginative potential—where the only adult expectations are meaningful messes and big ideas. This program encourages multi-age creative wanderings with sensory-rich, open-ended experimentation and self-expression. Art smocks provided.

FREE for members, $10/nonmember child. Registration required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Creative Playdates are made possible with support from the Robert O. & Annamae Orr Family Foundation.

Kids Studio: Nick Cave-Inspired Fortnite Skinz

April 6, 2019, 1 - 3 PM

Guided by a practicing studio artist-educator, students engage with contemporary art up close, then funnel personal responses into inspiring oops, wows and what-ifs in the studio.

Kids Studio: Nick Cave-Inspired Fortnite Skinz

April 6, 2019, 1 - 3 PM

Kids Studio: Nick Cave-Inspired Fortnite Skinz

Best for ages 6 – 10

Aspiring artists need opportunities to question, make mistakes and test ideas. Guided by a practicing studio artist-educator, students engage with contemporary art up close, then funnel personal responses into inspiring oops, wows and what-ifs in the studio. Inventiveness using unique materials and exploring the creative process of art-making are key components to our studio experience. Dress for mess.

$5/members, $10/nonmember child. Registration required. Caregivers welcome to participate but not required to stay.

Not a member? Join here!

Kids Studio is made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation and the Charles E. and Mabel M. Ritchie Foundation.

Night at the Museum - Head Start: Community Action Akron Summit

April 11, 2019, 7:00 PM

Nearly all artists start out by learning and developing skills in a classroom. Get a preview of what tomorrow’s famous artists are doing TODAY by attending one of the museum’s Student Art Shows.

Night at the Museum - Head Start: Community Action Akron Summit

April 11, 2019, 7:00 PM

Night at the Museum - Head Start: Community Action Akron Summit

Nearly all artists start out by learning and developing skills in a classroom. Get a preview of what tomorrow’s famous artists are doing TODAY by attending one of the museum’s Student Art Shows. Featuring schools and organizations in the surrounding community, the events highlight the talent of Northeast Ohio’s youngest artists, as well as their amazing teachers and mentors.

Night at the Museum is made possible by Fifth Third Bank with additional support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.

Photo by Shane Wynn

Art Babes: BabyFest ’19, Featuring Nick Cave-Inspired Bedazzled Diaper Crawl!

April 11, 2019, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Park the stroller and cozy up in our circle of babes for sensory play, face-to-face bouncy rhymes, and social games to inspire baby’s curiosity and build first relationships.

Art Babes: BabyFest ’19, Featuring Nick Cave-Inspired Bedazzled Diaper Crawl!

April 11, 2019, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Art Babes: BabyFest ’19, Featuring Nick Cave-Inspired Bedazzled Diaper Crawl!

Best for ages 0 – 12 months and their grown-ups

It’s a pint-sized artdate for caregivers and their rollers, sitters, scooters and dribblers. Park the stroller and cozy up in our circle of babes for sensory play, face-to-face bouncy rhymes, and social games to inspire baby’s curiosity and build first relationships. Happy babbles and crying are welcome! After class, make time for coffee talk and play awhile in our baby-friendly space.

Celebrate the joys of babyhood during the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s Week of the Young Child. Free activities for all member and nonmember babies and caregivers.

Drop-in! Registration not required.

Kids After-School Mind Unwind - Dress Your Head: Quirky Hats and Hair Disguises

April 18, 2019, 4 - 6 PM

Our open studio is the perfect place for caregivers and kids to express themselves and unwind. We’re tech-free with a quality-time-together guarantee!

Kids After-School Mind Unwind - Dress Your Head: Quirky Hats and Hair Disguises

April 18, 2019, 4 - 6 PM

Kids After-School Mind Unwind - Dress Your Head: Quirky Hats and Hair Disguises

Best for ages 5 – 12 and their grown-ups

Our open studio is the perfect place for caregivers and kids to express themselves and unwind. We’re tech-free with a quality-time-together guarantee! Hang out with other young visionaries and learn how to develop lifelong positive habits of the mind with fun, energizing art experiences. Don’t settle for bored and tired, get inspired! Every 2nd Free Thursday.

Thursday, April 18: Dress Your Head: Quirky Hats and Hair Disguises

Admission free to all. Supplies limited; registration required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

After-School Mind Unwind is made possible with support from the Robert O. & Anna Mae Orr Foundation.

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