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Hammer Kids

Our programs encourage kids and families to make meaningful connections to art and one another through a range of creative experiences.

For ideas for artmaking at home, check out our Pinterest page.

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Art Without Walls

Co-presented by the Felipe de Neve Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library, this program invites kids ages 5 and up, teens, and grown-ups to create art inspired by social justice issues, children’s literature, and Hammer exhibitions. This program is bilingual in Spanish and English.

Pop-Up Studio

Families explore art and create together in lively workshops led by artists. These drop-in programs are designed for ages 5 and up. 

Gallery Games

Families explore Hammer exhibitions through thematic, fun-to-play games. This drop-in program is designed for kids ages 7 and up and their grown-ups.

Presented with 826LA, these workshops combine writing with creative activities. Reservations are encouraged. Visit 826la.org or call 310-915-0200.

Family Day

Our free annual family festival fills the museum with art, music, performances, and more.

Family Flicks Film Series

UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum have teamed up for a matinee screening series of new and classic family-friendly films from around the world.

K.A.M.P. (Kids Art Museum Project)

K.A.M.P. is a unique family fundraiser that provides kids of all ages the chance to be creative with Los Angeles-based artists. Proceeds from K.A.M.P. provide essential support to Hammer Kids programming, which serves over 60,000 children and families annually. This year's K.A.M.P. is on Sunday, May 17, 2020.