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Whether you are looking to get creative at home or planning a visit to the Walker or Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, these art-making activities, scavenger hunts, and interactive workshops for all ages will help you connect with art, artists, and the world around you.

New videos and downloadable activity instructions are added regularly, so be sure to return often to continue making art with your family!

Resources for Parents and Caregivers

Family Friendly Events and Opportunities

  • Hennepin County Library offers weekly online activities for kids, including music and movement workshop and story times. Hennepin County Library also offers a Conversation Series for caregivers, including a series on raising antiracist children.
  • St. Paul Public Library has activities and resources for families on their website, including STEAM activities, story times, sing-alongs, and distance-learning support.
  • Visit the new community garden at North Lyndale and North 23rd Avenue in Minneapolis, designed and built by Walker artist-in-residence Jordan Weber and Youth Farm.
  • Artist Seitu Jones has shared instructions to create your own #blues4George stencils and artwork.

Anti-Racist Teaching Resources

Virtual Workshops and Performances

Pre-recorded videos in English.

Talleres y actuaciones virtuales

Videos pregrabados en español.

Activities for Your Walker Visit

Get in touch with the world around you, from art in the Garden and the galleries to the plants and insects that live outside your door. For ages 3 and up, accompanied by an adult. Find out about visiting the Walker here. Algunas actividades disponibles en español.

Make Art at Home

Check out these fun art-making activities that you can make with materials from home. Algunas actividades disponibles en español.

Watch: Short Films

For all ages.

Storytime: The Most Beautiful Thing by Kao Kalia Yang

Watch local author Kao Kalia Yang read her newest picture book and get to know the author and the book’s illustrator through a Q&A and discussion with local partners. Then, download a pack of related activities and discussion guides. For all ages, approximately 43 minutes (storytime section is approximately 10 minutes); pre-recorded videos.

We’d love to see what you made today! Don’t forget to share your artwork with us by using @walkerartcenter and #walkerartcenter on social media. You can also check out #walkerartcenter to see what other families are making.

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This project is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.