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The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum is proud to serve its South Florida community by bringing distinguished art and artists to Miami. We offer our community unmatched programming and strive to build partnerships with organizations, clubs and schools. Programs and educational opportunities connect diverse communities with the museum’s rich collection and exhibitions.

Throughout the year we offer programs for learners of all ages. Breakfast in the Park and the Steven & Dorothea Green Critics’ Lecture series, bring artists, critics, directors, and other luminaries in the art world to the museum. For our FIU students and faculty, we organize academic exhibitions to add visual literacy to their curriculum, and we work with classes to exhibit and curate student shows. Family Days and Artful Playdates offer parents and children the opportunity to learn about art through hands on activities. In addition to many other programs, we welcome everyone to engage with our exhibitions creatively.

Family Days

Recommended for pre-K through middle school ages

We welcome hundreds of guests to the Frost Art Museum for our Family Days, which take place every spring and fall. We provide a variety of hands-on art activities which bring the museum's collection and exhibitions to life. These activities foster a love of learning in children supporting positive experiences for the entire family.

We are committed to welcoming visitors of all abilities to our museum and programs throughout the year. Every spring, we partner with Miami-Dade County's All Kids Included and Zot Artz to develop a Family Day focused on accessibility by providing activities with specially-adapted art tools. Zot Artz's tools allow participants with limited mobility or fine motor skills to paint, draw, print and more. Families of all abilities are welcome to join in on this exciting day.

While all ages are welcome, Family Days are geared to pre-K through middle school-aged children.

Drawing Salons

Recommended for ages 16 and older

Our Drawing Salons offer an opportunity to develop inner artistic skills while sitting in a relaxing gallery environment. Each two-hour session is led by practicing artists, museum educators or university faculty. Drawing materials and stools are provided. All ranges of drawing experience are welcome. The free sessions take place on select Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Drawings Salons are for our adult learners; we welcome those 16 years of age and older.

This program is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required due to limited space. Please check our event calendar for upcoming sessions.

MakerSPACE Workshops

Recommended for all ages

Creating transformative experiences through art is a key part of our mission, and we are excited to open a dedicated MakerSPACE where we provide engaging activities for our visitors. The MakerSPACE Workshops expand on themes in the exhibitions, and are designed to encourage participants to explore new concepts and ideas guided by art professionals.

Every hands-on workshop offers multiple ways to connect to art, art history, photography, science and health, technology, engineering, sculpture, and 2D and 3D design.

Workshops are held throughout the year and change to complement our exhibition programming. Please check our events calendar for upcoming MakerSPACE Workshops.

Artful Playdates

Recommended for pre-K children

Frost educators spark young minds through singing, storytelling, role playing, and art. The playdates support the development of vital motor and visual acuity skills among pre-K children. Learning alongside parents and caregivers provide children an opportunity to explore creativity, communication, and critical thinking through stimulating play. Artful Playdates take place on select Saturdays, please check our events calendar for upcoming dates.