Programs: Calendar June 2013

Photographer: Katherine Raines

ArtSee Activities: At Work

Imagination stations for family fun! Drop-in programs for all ages on Free First Sundays.

It’s fall and thoughts turn to work. Yard work, schoolwork, and chores of all sorts. Get your artwork going in full force by making an imaginative set of tools, a box, and a bag.

 

Sunday, September 6
1–4 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free; drop-in

When you arrive, pick up your free program tickets on-site to access the activities. Collection Gallery admission is not included.

ARTime Storytime

ARTime Storytime: Andrew Drew and Drew

by Barney Saltzberg

When Andrew gets hold of a pencil, anything can happen!

Best for children ages 2–5 and their caregivers.

September 10, 2015
10:30–11 am and 11:30 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free; registration required.

Book tickets online for the 10:30 session or the 11:30 session or call 215.278.7200.

ARTime Storytime

ARTime Storytime: Good Night, Construction Site

by Sherri Duskey Ringer and Tom Lichtenheld

Tough trucks work with all their might down at the construction site until it’s time to say good night.

Best for children ages 2–5 and their caregivers.

 

September 17, 2015
10:30–11 am and 11:30 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free; registration required.

Book tickets online for the 10:30 session or the 11:30 session or call 215.278.7200.

Photographer: Katherine Raines

Family Tour: ArtSee Highlights

See the sights in new ways on this interactive guided exploration of the collection gallery. Collection admission included; reservations required.

September 20, 2015
2:30–3:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Adults $25; students/youth $15; adult members $13; student/youth members $7; children 5 and under free.

Collection admission included; reservations required.

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

ArtSee Activities: Hats Off

ArtSee Activities: Hats Off

Imagination stations for family fun! Drop-in programs for all ages on Free First Sundays.

The hats have it! Wish Pablo Picasso a happy birthday by making a fantastic Harlequin hat, sketching a hat scene, and crafting a chapeau bag.

Sunday, October 4
1–4 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free; drop-in

Chamelia

ARTime Storytime: Chamelia

by Ethan Long

Chamelia is the center of attention as she goes through life in her own special way. Your specialness will shine too with your fab patterns project.

Best for children aged 2–5 and their caregivers.

 

Thursday, October 8
10:30–11 am and 11:30 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free; reservations required.

Book tickets online for the 10:30 session or the 11:30 session or call 215.278.7200.

Maisy's Rainbow Dream

ARTime Storytime: Maisy’s Rainbow Dream

by Lucy Cousins

You’re invited to join Maisy’s dream journey through all the colors of the rainbow and then create a colorful craft.

Best for children aged 2–5 and their caregivers.

 

Thursday, October 15
10:30–11 am and 11:30 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free; reservations required.

Book tickets online for the 10:30 session or the 11:30 session or call 215.278.7200.

Family Tour: ArtSee Highlights

Family Tour: ArtSee Highlights

See the sights in new ways on this interactive guided exploration of the collection gallery. Collection admission included; reservations required.

Sunday, October 18
2:30–3:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Adults $25; students/youth $15; adult members $13; student/youth members $7; children 5 and under free.

Reserve online or call 215.278.7200.

Storytime Sunday

Storytime Sunday

Arty books and stories about design and nature for children of all ages.

Sunday, November 1
2­–4 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free; drop-in

ArtSee Activities: Heavy Metal

ArtSee Activities: Heavy Metal

Imagination stations for family fun! Drop-in programs for all ages on Free First Sundays.

Fanciful animals, intricate locks, and dazzling signs are just some examples of the metalwork merriment you can create when you emboss your own metalwork crafts inspired by Strength and Splendor.

Sunday, November 1
1–4 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free; drop-in

Pajama Tour: Shiny Shapes

Pajama Tour: Shiny Shapes

Find the shiny ironwork shapes on this fun gallery hunt. For ages 2–5; wear your pajamas!

Reservations required.

Friday, November 6
6–6:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Included with collection admission; members free.

Reserve online for general admission tickets or member tickets or call 215.278.7200.

Family Tour: ArtSee Highlights

Family Tour: ArtSee Highlights

See the sights in new ways on this interactive guided exploration of the collection gallery. Collection admission included; reservations required.

 

Sunday, November 15
2:30–3:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Adults $25; students/youth $15; adult members $13; student/youth members $7; children 5 and under free.

Reserve online or call 215.278.7200.

Chugga Chugga Choo Choo

ARTime Storytime: Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo

by Kevin Lewis

A busy steam engine works hard to get the job done with a cast of colorful characters, and you’ll work hard too when you plan your own railroad.

Best for children aged 2–5 and their caregivers.

Thursday, November 19
10:30–11 am and 11:30 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free; reservations required.

Book tickets online for the 10:30 session or the 11:30 session or call 215.278.7200.

ArtSee Activities

ArtSee Activities: Sightseeing

Imagination stations for family fun! Drop-in programs for all ages on Free First Sundays.

Tis the season for seeing the sights with collection travels to many interesting cultures and places. Draw with scissors as you cut out a Happy Birthday Matisse bag, create a travel poster of faraway lands, and design your own mode of transportation.

Sunday, December 6
1–4 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free; drop-in

Storytime Sunday

Storytime Sunday

Arty books and stories about design and nature for children of all ages.

Sunday, December 6
2­–4 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free; drop-in

Leaf Man

ARTime Storytime: Leaf Man

by Lois Ehlert

Leaf Man is on the move and has to go where the wind blows. Watch what happens when you make a tumbling leaf project.

Best for children aged 2–5 and their caregivers.

Sunday, December 10
10:30–11 am and 11:30 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free; reservations required.

Book tickets online for the 10:30 session or the 11:30 session or call 215.278.7200.

A Bird or Two

ARTime Storytime: A Bird or Two: A Story about Henri Matisse

by Bijou Le Tord

In the brilliant sun of southern France, Matisse painted everything in his bold and beautiful colors. Do the same in your travel journal.

Best for children aged 2–5 and their caregivers.

Sunday, December 17
10:30–11 am and 11:30 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free; reservations required.

Book tickets online for the 10:30 session or the 11:30 session or call 215.278.7200.

Family Tour: ArtSee Highlights

Family Tour: ArtSee Highlights

See the sights in new ways on this interactive guided exploration of the collection gallery. Collection admission included; reservations required.

 

Sunday, December 20
2:30–3:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Adults $25; students/youth $15; adult members $13; student/youth members $7; children 5 and under free.

Reserve online or call 215.278.7200.