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A man holds a baby who reaches up at something while smiling
A man holds a baby who reaches up at something while smiling
Art Crawl by James Dewhirst

Art Crawl: A Tour for Infants and Their Caregivers

The Clyfford Still Museum launched Art Crawl, a program for infants and their caregivers, in March 2022.

Art Crawl is a program designed to offer infants (newborns through 14 months) and their caregivers an opportunity to experience art, build relationships, and learn together. Surrounded by Clyfford Still’s expansive body of work, Museum educators will lead participants through the galleries and provide provocations based on art exploration. Your guide will encourage an interactive discussion on the importance of introducing your baby to art at an early age and tips for experiencing art together. We encourage you to let your infant explore, follow their lead, and observe what draws their attention. This experience is the best foundation for discussing and discovering the joy of art together. Enjoy new themes each month!

Art Crawl is included with Museum admission and is free for CSM members. Children 17 and under are always free. Registration is required and space is limited.

New! Clyfford Still Museum receives IMLS award to expand access to Art Crawl infant program

Educator Lisa Roll Moore models serve and return communication exchange with an Art Crawl participant and his mom.
Educator Lisa Roll Moore models serve and return communication exchange with an Art Crawl participant and his mom.
An Art Crawl participant shows his caregiver aesthetic preference by using a visually-directed reach toward a painting of interest.
An Art Crawl participant shows his caregiver aesthetic preference by using a visually-directed reach toward a painting of interest. Infants may also express their preferences and interests by extended looking, pointing, or vocalizing.

Upcoming 2024 Art Crawl dates (and themes):

  • March 24 – Guardians of the Galleries
  • March 27 – Guardians of the Galleries
  • March 30 – Guardians of the Galleries
  • April 21 – ABC’s of Curating
  • April 24 – ABC’s of Curating
  • April 27 – ABC’s of Curating
  • May 19 – Ready, Set, Grow!
  • May 22 – Ready, Set, Grow!
  • May 25 – Ready, Set, Grow!
  • June 23 – Messy Art Making Part 1 – Exploring Clay
  • June 26 – Messy Art Making Part 1 – Exploring Clay
  • June 29 – Messy Art Making Part 1 – Exploring Clay
  • July 21 – Messy Art Making Part 2 – BIG, BIG Paintings
  • July 24 – Messy Art Making Part 2 – BIG, BIG Paintings
  • July 27 – Messy Art Making Part 2 – BIG, BIG Paintings
  • August 25 – Messy Art Making Part 3 – Printmaking
  • August 28 – Messy Art Making Part 3 – Printmaking
  • August 31 – Messy Art Making Part 3 – Printmaking

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services MA-253384-OMS-23.

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Art Crawl is funded in part by:

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