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Family arts events, June 5 & 10

Here are four family friendly (and free!) arts events upcoming in St. Louis that you won’t want to miss.

1. CAM (Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis)
3750 Washington Boulevard, St. Louis
Tuesday, June 5 at 9 am: Stroller Tour of the galleries, FREE, complimentary refreshments.

2. CAM (Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis)
3750 Washington Boulevard, St. Louis

Tuesday, June 5 at 10 am: Play Date, FREE, artist led activities for kids, storytelling, music workshops, complimentary refreshments, and more.

UPDATED! 3. Citygarden
9th and Market Streets in downtown St. Louis
Tuesday, June 5, 12:15 to 12:45 pm: Circus Flora artists perform a special lunchtime show throughout the park. Bertini Troupe on unicycles, Luciano’s Pound Puppies, the St. Louis Arches, and Shayna Swanson are featured. FREE.

4. Laumeier Sculpture Park
12580 Rott Road, St. Louis
Sunday, June 10, noon to 5 pm, FREE: PNC Arts Alive Discover Laumeier Festival. Enjoy tours, arts activities, music, food, artist demonstrations, and more.

Photo: CAM

Upcoming events at COCA and CAM

There are some great events coming up at COCA (Center of Creative Arts) and CAM (Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis) in early February that your family can enjoy.

COCA’s Visual Arts Open Studio  |  Sunday, February 5, 1 to 3 pm  |  $8
In partnership with Artmart, COCA’s Visual Arts Open Studio participants may work on their own or with the guidance of a visual arts instructor on projects including collage, book making, watercolor painting, paper mache, and more.

CAM Stroller Tour  |  Tuesday, February 7, 9 to 10 am  |  FREE
Best for infants to 24 month old children, CAM’s Stroller Tours offer a complimentary light breakfast and an informal tour exploring the current exhibitions.

CAM Tuesday Morning Play Date  |  Tuesday, February 7, 10 to 11 am  |  FREE
Best for ages 2 to 5 years old, these engaging play dates include refreshments, an art project, story time, and movement activities.

CAM Valentine’s Family Day  |  Saturday, February 11, 1 to 4 pm  |  FREE
This event is open to all ages, but the art projects are best for 5 to 12 year olds (younger if your child isn’t easily frustrated or has amazing fine motor skills!). Enjoy the museum’s exhibitions and family activities ranging from artist-led workshops to face painting, storytelling, and more. All visitors wearing red will be entered in a drawing to win a special prize.

Read more about CAM’s family activities in my St. Louis Sprout & About article.

Photo: Jennifer Lin