Designed especially for children ages 1–5 and their caregivers, Museum Mondays features stories, arts and crafts activities, and movement games inspired by changing themes.
Cost: $5 per child/free for up to 2 adults before 11:00 am. Regular museum admission prices apply after 11:00 am. Free for members.
Museum Mondays for Little Ones Schedule
October through February
March through September
Last Monday of Each Month
View and download the Museum Mondays flyer with a complete schedule of events through February 2020.
Upcoming Museum Mondays for Little Ones
February 24 | Monster Mash
Design friendly monsters with edible play dough and recycled materials! Also, paint with marbles and collage a paper-plate monster mask. Join MyGym for movement activities that stimulate gross motor skills and fun!
March 30th | March Sports Madness
Come play ball with the Peanuts Gang. Paint with golf balls, make play dough, and play balloon tennis in the courtyard! Also, enjoy fun, games, and development activities with MyGym.
April 27th | Dogs and Digging with a Special Guest Author Visit!
Enjoy our best-in-show crafts by creating a pompom Papillon puppy and painting with dirt! Also, join us for a special story time with authors Bonnie Apperson Jacobs and Terri Mainwaring. The two lifelong educators have written several children’s books, including their latest book Mitchell the Dog: The Story of a Confused Schnauzer. Come learn about the rescued puppy who wants to learn what his real name is, and see why readers always say, “Awwww.” The authors will be available to sign and personalize purchased books, including two other favorites They Call Him Grumpa and Grammy Likes Me Best.
May 25th | Life’s a Circus
Join our circus of crafts, activities, and fun! Be the ringmaster by painting pompom lion manes, decorating a clown bow tie, and participating in outdoor games.
June 29th | Get Ready for Independence Day
Celebrate America’s birthday with a bounty of red, white, and blue crafts. Paint fireworks, launch rockets, and make noise makers! Then, join MyGym for movement activities that stimulate gross motor skills and fun!
July 27th | Summer Olympics
Join the fun of the Summer Olympic Games. Stamp the Olympic rings, make an Olympic torch wand, and decorate Olympic-medal cookies. Also, enjoy live cartooning and storytelling with Joe Wos in the Museum Theater at 10:10 am and 11:00 am.
August 31st | Super Heroes for the Day
Transform into a super hero! Scratch a rainbow mask, bejewel power handcuffs, and make glitter slime! Also participate in movement games with MyGym.
September 28th | Picnic Day
Summer is almost over! Amass “ants on a log” snacks, collage a table placemat, and play at the water sensory table. Also, enjoy a special story time presented by the Sonoma County Library at 10:10 am and 11:00 am.