Upcoming Occurrences:

  • September 9, 2019 – 10:00 am
  • October 14, 2019 – 10:00 am
  • November 11, 2019 – 10:00 am
  • December 9, 2019 – 10:00 am

Family Mondays

One adult admission covers your entire family; members free

The Frist loves families!
Second Monday of each month 
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Admission: One adult admission covers your entire family; members free

The Frist loves families! Bring the whole family to the museum for the price of one adult admission! Join us on the second Monday of the month for special programming, including trilingual storytime in English, Spanish, and American Sign Language, family tours with ASL interpretation, and Martin ArtQuest Gallery—open exclusively to families on these dates! School groups are welcome the rest of the month. 

10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.   Martin ArtQuest is reserved just for families. Groups are welcome the rest of the month.
10:30 a.m.   Storytime in the Galleries (English, Spanish, and ASL)
11:00 a.m.   Family Walk-Up Tour (ASL interpretation provided)
1:30 p.m.   Public Walk-Up Tour


July 8
Elena’s Serenade
Written by Campbell Geeslin and illustrated by Ana Juan
Elena dreams of becoming a glassblower in Mexico like her father, but she is told that she is too small. She travels on a magical journey to Monterrey—home of the great glassblowers—making several new friends who help her along the way. Will Elena prove to Papa that she can be a glassblower after all?



August 12
Written by Jonah Winter and illustrated by Ana Juan
This book traces key experiences in Frida Kahlo’s life, like her loneliness as a child, the polio that kept her bedridden for months and a horrific bus accident. Ultimately, Frida found refuge in art-making, where she told her story using symbols and images from both her life and her imagination.


September 9
Magritte’s Marvelous Hat
Written and illustrated by D. B. Johnson
D. B. Johnson enchants readers with a playful story and delightful illustrations inspired by the artwork of René Magritte. Join Magritte, a blue-eyed hound, as he goes on a surreal adventure with his new, mysterious (and mischievous!) hat.




October 14
The Star People: A Lakota Story
Written and illustrated by S. D. Nelson
Young Wolf and Sister Girl wander far from their village and face dangers such as wild animals and a prairie fire. Afraid and losing hope, they look to the sky and the Star People for the help they need to find their way home.





Café: 15% off children’s menu
Gift shop: 10% off children's items; members receive 20%


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