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Family Day

Join us for our free monthly event for families, kids, and the young at heart. One Sunday a month, you’ll have a blast making art, going on artful adventures, meeting local artists, musicians, dancers, and story tellers, and more!

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Youth & Teen Programs

Youth & Teen Studio Programs

Multi-session classes and single-session studios for youth ages 4 to 17 explore art by visiting galleries and working in the studio with art educators and guest artists.

Winter/Spring 2014
Winter/Spring 2014 Schedule Overview (pdf)
Art Studios: Ages 4-8 (pdf)
Art Studios: Ages 9-12 (pdf)
Studio Labs: Ages 13-17 (pdf)

Summer 2014
Summer 2014 Schedule Overview (pdf)
3-Morning Camps: Ages 4-5 (pdf)
Half-Day Camps: Ages 5-7 (pdf)
Full-Day Camps: Ages 7-9 (pdf)
Full-Day  Camps: Ages 9-12 (pdf)
Art Studios: Ages 13-17 (pdf)

Priority registration for members with family benefits opens March 11th. General registration begins March 18th.

We’re pleased to offer the convenience of online registration. Registration is also available by phone at 612-870-3000 and in person with Visitor and Member Services.

Questions about current or future offerings? Looking for a favorite instructor’s class? E-mail or call (612) 870-3207.

Already registered for one of our Youth Programs? Please review our Youth Programs Information (PDF) before class.

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Art in the Park

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, in close collaboration with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, is delighted to present Art in the Park, a free summer program of youth workshops in the Minneapolis parks.

Art in the Park: Summer 2014 (pdf)

Summer 2014 Art in the Park Youth Workshops


For more information about programs contact the museum at (612) 870-3000 or search the Minneapolis Park Board Web site at

Art Out of the Box: Hennepin County Libraries

Art Out of the Box is a partnership between Hennepin County Library and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Highlighting works of art from the collections of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts in the community, teen educators offer art education workshops for school age children in the libraries at no cost to families.

Art Out of the Box, 2014 (pdf)