Youth & Family Programs

Information about youth and family programs at Albuquerque Museum.

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For more information:

Education Department
[email protected] 


Take an art class with other children. Enjoy a Saturday afternoon making art with your family. Learn more about art and history during family events. Explore careers in museums.

Museum School

Get creative with year round classes for children ages 4 to 15.

View more information on Museum School class offerings.

Family Art Workshops

Saturdays, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Bring the whole family! Our weekly workshops are designed for all ages to participate. Family Art Workshops are included with museum admission. No registration required.

Family Events

Discover New Mexico’s history. Enjoy a night at the Museum with your family. Ring in the Holidays. Family events are offered throughout the year to provide many ways for your family to get involved with art and history.

For Museum event listing and other family friendly activities, download the family brochure.

Volunteer Opportunities

Help children learn about art and history. Explore art making with young children. Create fun materials and programs for children and families.

Limited volunteer opportunities are available to youth ages 16 and above to explore career opportunities in museums. Volunteer opportunities are typically 10 hours a week for up to 10 weeks.

Focus on Youth

Focus on Youth is an annual juried exhibition of student photography from area high schools. The exhibition is offered in partnership with the Albuquerque Public Schools. The exhibition opens the first week of May.