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Parent & Me

Parent & Me is a program for families with children ages 2–5 that encourages free play and child-directed exploration in intimate Museum settings. Parent & Me is held once a week for four weeks on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays in the spring and fall. In addition, a special Parent & Me In Motion series is offered on Thursdays in February. Capacity is limited for these programs to ensure families have high-quality experiences. 

The best way to hear updates and receive notice about registration openings for these programs is to sign up for our Youth & Family Programs eNewsletter.

October 2017 Parent & Me: Picture the Adventure

Wednesday Series: October 4, 11, 18, 25
Thursday Series: October 5, 12, 19, 26 
Friday Series: October 6, 13, 20, 27

$15 per child, per four-class series | *FREE for MHM members at the Museum Family level and above

Reservations are required, and space is limited.
You need only complete the online registration once for this series. 
Registration will open via the event series page below on Wednesday, August 30! 
(Members receive early registration access beginning Monday, August 28). 

Bring your children ages 2–5 to the Museum to explore exhibits and participate in picture-inspired activities! Families will experience the history of St. Louis through paintings, prints, and photos. In all Parent & Me classes, families will move throughout the gallery and classroom spaces at their own pace as they complete activities incorporating touch, movement, smell, sound, art, and more. Outdoor activities are planned on some days but are subject to weather. Light snacks will be available.

Week 1 (October 4, 5, 6) Picture the City featuring Panoramas of the City
Week 2 (October 11, 12, 13) Picture the Past featuring Seeking St. Louis: Currents
Week 3 (October 18, 19, 20) Picture Justice featuring #1 in Civil Rights: The African American Freedom Struggle in St. Louis
Week 4 (October 25, 26, 27) Picture the Park featuring The 1904 World’s Fair: Looking Back at Looking Forward

*Members at the Museum Family level and above receive FREE tickets to Parent & Me programs, with the added benefit of early registration. Not a member? Join today! For more information or to check the status of your membership, please contact our Reservations Department at


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