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Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.
- Enjoy fun, interactive gallery activities and create unique art projects together. This program is recommended for families with children ages 6 and older. In December, reinvent the snowman by c
Celebrate your birthday at CMA
A Columbus Museum of Art birthday party offers a hands-on experience with art! With a choice of engaging themes for kids ages 6-11, each party includes admission to CMA, age-appropriate gallery experiences, use of thematic costumes and decorations, an art-making activity, invitations, and more! Learn More about birthday parties at CMA.
The Big Idea Gallery
Take a adventure together through our lively, family-friendly Big Idea Gallery. The Big Idea Gallery is a place for curious learners of all ages.
The Wonder Room is a dynamic environment that combines art and play. Fun for visitors of all ages, this hands-on gallery is designed specifically for families with children ages 3 and older. Learn More
The Wonder Room is closed for reimagining while we transform it into a magical forest with woodland creatures. It will be back January 2 (but CMA members can enjoy sneak-preview visits from December 14 until the public reopening). Join now and see it first at a special member preview on December 14.
Family Tote Bags
Available at the CMA Admissions Desk
CMA Family Tote Bags, designed for families with children ages 5 and younger, are available at the admissions desk. Tote bag activities such as blocks, games, and puzzles will vary from month to month. Visit regularly to try them all.
T: 10AM – 5:30PM
W: 10AM – 5:30PM
Th: 10AM – 8:30PM
F: 10AM – 5:30PM
S: 10AM – 5:30PM
Su: 10AM – 5:30PM
Find all the information you need to plan your visit to CMA.
Visit the Palette Express during your visit to enjoy a variety of delicious lunch and snack options.
Family Comfort Room
The Family Comfort Room located near the restrooms in the Center for Creativity is a quiet room where families can feed/breastfeed infants, change diapers, and have a quiet moment with young children.