Show your favorite work of art some love this Valentine's Day weekend at the Saint Louis Art Museum! Visit the Museum from February 14th through the 16th and pick up a free paper heart at one of the Museum Information Centers. Explore the Museum, find an artwork you adore, and leave your paper heart near the artwork. You can even write a short message on the paper heart describing what the artwork means to you.
Come see the sea during opening day of the St. Louis Aquarium. The 120,000 square-foot aquarium is open to the public for the first time on Christmas Day.
Go bananas because Curious George is coming to the Magic House! Families are invited to swing into the morning and enjoy a delicious breakfast (bananas included) with visits from Curious George himself. Children will also enjoy private playtime in the museum, create a hat to take home inspired by The Man in the Yellow Hat, and get to explore the Magic House's newest exhibit, Curious George: Let's Get Curious! Registration is required.
The exhibit is inspired by the art and characters of the beloved children's book author and illustrator, Mo Willems. Many familiar characters will be featured, including best friend duo Elephant and Piggie, faithful companion Knuffle Bunny, and The Pigeon, the wily city bird best known for his antics in Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! Activities will give children the opportunity to make art that is inspired by Mo Willems and to learn about the rich social and emotional lives of the author's characters.
Young artists and their families are invited to complete a fun art project and preview the latest artwork in the gallery.
Celebrate International Polar Bear Day at the Saint Louis Zoo with special activities for all ages. Be sure to visit the Zoo's own Kali, the 6-year-old polar bear and watch as he interacts with interesting enrichment activities.
At Emerson Family Saturdays at Craft Alliance, families create together in each of the Craft Alliance studios, exploring clay, fiber, metals and graphic arts. These free workshops are led my professional artists are for families with kids in kindergarten through grade 12. Registration is required.