Contact Us!

If you are requesting a donation for a fundraising event or auction, click here to fill out a request form. Sorry, no emails will be accepted.

Contact
This is a captcha-picture. It is used to prevent mass-access by robots. (see: www.captcha.net) To help us prevent spam, please enter the characters above.

Minnesota Children's Museum

Navigation


Photo of child in Framed exhibit

Photo of children in Framed exhibit

Enter the Framework of Famous Paintings

Experience art like never before in Framed: Step into Art™. This engaging exhibit transports visitors to a world where paintings leap off the canvas and invite children inside the art experience. As visitors play and move through the exhibit, they are challenged to ride a giant chicken, set up camp in the Canadian Rockies, and prepare dinner for a group of hungry farmers.

The exhibit environments are accompanied by information about each artist, and provide conversational prompts that employ Visual Thinking Strategies. Framed: Step into Art provides opportunities for children and adults to spend time with five paintings - from iconic to contemporary - and learn to appreciate their own, as well as others' opinions of individual art.

Host benefits include:

  • Opportunities to utilize visual thinking strategies, created by the organization Visual Understanding in Education which supports National Standards for Art Education 
  • Collapsible and easy-to-store wheeled carts 
  • Top-notch educational, marketing and installation materials
  • Responsive support from experienced staff

Content: Interactive Art Appreciation

Target Audience: Ages 5 to 12, families, school groups

Languages: Text graphics are in English and Spanish

Venue Length: 3-4 months

BOOK TODAY! Contact Mitch Boerner, Traveling Exhibits Coordinator by calling 651-225-6109 or email.

Framed Exhibit

Size:
1,500 square feet

Download Info:

Cost Per Venue:

SPECIAL PRICING AVAILABLE FOR 2015 AND 2016 BOOKINGS: $5,000 plus inbound shipping

Open Venues: 
Summer 2016 and beyond

Tour Schedule:

Past Hosts

  • Bay Area Discovery Museum
  • Boston Children's Museum
  • Bowers Museum
  • Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose
  • Long Island Children's Museum
  • Minnesota Children’s Museum
  • Minnesota Children's Museum - Rochester
  • Stepping Stones Museum for Children

 

Current and Future Hosts

Fredda Turner Durham Children's Museum of the Southwest
October 3, 2014 - February 1, 2015

The New Children's Museum
February 14, 2015 - May 10, 2015

Reading Public Museum
May 30, 2015 - September 7, 2015

The Haggin Museum
September 19, 2015 - January 3, 2016

Muscatine Art Center
January 16, 2016 - May 8, 2016

Available Summer 2016 and beyond

 
Contact Traveling Exhibits for more information.

©2013 Minnesota Children’s Museum. All rights reserved.

Voted BEST INDOOR ENTERTAINMENT for babies & preschoolers by MN Parent magazine

 


Voted BEST CHILDREN’S MUSEUM three years in a row by Nickelodeon’s Parents Connect

 

cookie magazine

Cookie magazine named us one of 18 must-see children's museums!

View Sitemap