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Information about youth and family programs at the Albuquerque Museum.

The Museum offers several different programs and materials for Youth and Family audiences.

Family Art Workshops

Museum visitors of all ages are invited to join us on Saturdays from 1-2:30 p.m. in the Museum School to create a unique work of art based on the Museum's exhibitions.

All supplies are provided.

Family Art Workshops are free with Museum admission and are free to Museum members.

Art Start

The Art Start program introduces preschoolers to the enjoyment of art through stories, songs, and play.

The schedule of Art Start classes for January through April is below:

JAN 14     Carvings & Sculptures
JAN 28     Textures
FEB 11     Color
FEB 25     Animals
MAR 11    Weather
MAR 25    Shapes & Lines
APR 8       Plants & Trees
APR 22     Pathways & Mazes



Contact Theresa Sedillo at 505.243.7255 to make a reservation. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Tours are limited to 8 children and their caregiver. Regular admission fees apply. Art Start is a one hour gallery experience; it does not include art projects.

Family Days

The Museum hosts exhibition-based Family Days several times per year.

These days typically include an art activity and an interactive activity in the exhibition gallery.

For more information on the Museum's next Family Days, please view upcoming events.

Focus on Youth

Focus on Youth is an annual juried exhibition of photography from area high school students organized by the Albuquerque Public Schools.

To open the exhibit, the Museum holds a special awards ceremony.

Jenna Thurman, grade 10, Del Norte High School, "Princess of the Wind."

Summer Internships

A limited number of internships are available each summer for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students.

View more information.

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