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Children, Families, & Youth

Pushing the boundaries and challenging expectations: the Aga Khan Museum offers youth opportunities to explore and engage through school programs, workshops, artist residencies, and special performances.

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Make the Aga Khan Museum a favourite family destination. With a constantly changing roster of programs, events, and exhibitions, the Museum will ensure your visit is always a new adventure.

FAMILY EXPLORATION KIT

Available daily during Museum hours.

Use the materials in your Kit to launch your own family exploration of the galleries. Go on a creature hunt, complete a pattern, or write your own adventure story. Pick up a Kit at the front desk anytime, free with admission to the galleries. Designed for families with children between the ages of 5 and 12. Adult accompaniment is required.

FAMILY FUN IN THE EDUCATION CENTRE

Every Sunday from noon to 4 pm. Free with admission to the galleries.

Sundays are Family Days at the Aga Khan Museum. Drop into our classrooms to participate in art games, solve puzzles, or make a fantastic animal mask. Designed for families with children between the ages of 5 and 12. Adult accompaniment is required.

FAMILY DAY

Monday, February 20, 12 - 4 pm

Join us for hands-on family fun in our Education Centre from 12 to 4 pm! Create your own Museum-worthy art inspired by the colours and patterns in Contemporary Persians and Syria: A Living History. Free with Museum admission. Designed for children aged 5–12. Adult accompaniment required

SUMMER CAMPS 2019

Kids spend the summer in a world of discovery! Our Summer Camps are packed with activities for children ages 6-8 and 9-12. Campers make friends and develop new skills while exploring science, history, and art. Using the galleries for inspiration, campers build new cultural connections and create their own artistic masterpieces.

Silk Route Traders (Jr. and Sr.)
Monday, July 8 to Friday, July 12, 9 am—4 pm

Moon Mission (Jr. and Sr.)
Monday, July 15 to Friday, July 19, 9 am—4 pm

Bright Lights (Jr. and Sr.)
Monday, July 22 to Friday, July 26, 9 am—4 pm

WORKSHOP

Make digital music inspired by the Museum! Instructor Chris Ak takes the lead in this workshop designed especially for youth ages 14–16. Enjoy an introduction to such topics as podcast and soundscape creation. Then, test out our tech while you arrange your own musical masterpieces!
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ARTISTS’ RESIDENCIES

Watch artists create, teach, learn, and present during their short-term residencies at the Aga Khan Museum. While in residence, artists may participate in panel discussions and lecture demonstrations, and take part in the Hive Jam Sessions with local artists.

SCHOOL PERFORMANCES

The Aga Khan Museum’s Education and Scholarly Programs and Performing Arts Departments jointly present live performances tailored for school audiences. Prepare yourself for new sights and sounds — and a new understanding of world cultures.

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