Families

Children and adults work together to explore topics of history, culture, race, and social justice.

NMAAHC's grand opening year will feature a robust schedule of programs for families and children of all ages. Check out our early childhood education page for detailed information on our commitment to young children as well our classroom and public programs.

In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.

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  • Visitors listen to music together at Family Day.
    Visitors listen to music together at Family Day.
  • A young visitor smiles brightly as she creates her own artwork at Family Day.
    A young visitor smiles brightly as she creates her own artwork at Family Day.
  • A father and son smile broadly at Jerry Pinkney as he signs a copy of his book, "The Lion and the Mouse," for them.
    A father and son smile broadly at Jerry Pinkney as he signs a copy of his book, "The Lion and the Mouse," for them.
  • A young visitor listens to a Family Tour of the exhibition, Rising Up: Hale Woodruff's Murals at Talladega College.
    A young visitor listens to a Family Tour of the exhibition, Rising Up: Hale Woodruff's Murals at Talladega College.
  • An adult and child create artwork together at Family Day.
    An adult and child create artwork together at Family Day.
  • Author and illustrator, Jerry Pinkney, engages with two young visitors as he signs one of his books for them.
    Author and illustrator, Jerry Pinkney, engages with two young visitors as he signs one of his books for them.
  • Father and son create artwork together inspired by the artist, Hale Woodruff, during Family Day.
    Father and son create artwork together inspired by the artist, Hale Woodruff, during Family Day.
  • Renowned author and illustrator, Jerry Pinkney, NMAAHC's early childhood education specialist, musician and performer, Xavier Carnegie and Gloria Pinkney.
    Renowned author and illustrator, Jerry Pinkney, NMAAHC's early childhood education specialist, musician and performer, Xavier Carnegie and Gloria Pinkney.
  • Family with young children listening to Jerry Pinkney.
    Family with young children listening to Jerry Pinkney.
  • Two young boys raise their hand during Family Day with Shane W. Evans.
    Two young boys raise their hand during Family Day with Shane W. Evans.
  • A father and his young son create a protest button.
    A father and his young son create a protest button.