Art Start Program

 

 

Share a memorable experience in the arts with your young child. Art, music, dance, and theater are children’s first languages. Storytelling and creativity are the first building blocks of student success. Using hands-on activities which change weekly and are taught through drama, visual art, music, and movement. Included in your admission to the Buell Children’s Museum, join us for early start Wednesdays at 9 AM with programming that makes a difference. 

Also included in Art Starts Programming - Wonderful Wednesdays!

All shows are at 9:15 AM & 10:15 AM* in the Magic Carpet Theater. Wonderful Wednesdays performances are included with admission or an Art Start Membership.  

Please note:  Seating is limited - Art Start members have priority seating.

 



OCT 18  |  SPARKY'S COLOR RODEO

Come learn about color mixing in the Artrageous Art Studio and join Sparky the Art Dog as he explores the new western exhibitions in the Galleries and searches for his favorite colors! 

FEB 15 & 16  |  NUTCRACKER IN A NUTSHELL*

Join us for one of our favorite Pueblo traditions: Nutcracker in a Nutshell! This narrated version of Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet is condensed to one hour and comes to life with dance and costumes that will fuel young imaginations!

*Special Showtimes: 9 am, 10:30 am, & 12 pm

DEC 13  |  SEASON OF ENCHANTMENT

Celebrate the holidays with a dance class on our Main Stage, followed by a visit to the Buell Children’s Museum’s new holiday exhibition Season of Enchantment.

JAN 17  |  MERRY ANDREW AFOOT: A COWBOY'S TAIL

He’s long and strong and smart and sassy - and very classy; he’s the best cowboy in the West! Except for his tail. Join Leroy for a one-person play filled with cowboy poetry, guacamole and (gulp) rattlesnakes. Bring your dancin’ spurs!

FEB 21  |  AHOY! ArrrrRT-Ventures! 

Explore your creativity with a clay class in our Pottery Studio, followed by a visit to the Buell Children’s Museum’s new pirate exhibition Ahoy! ArrrrRT-Ventures! 

MAR 14  |  THE DR. SEUSS SHOW WITH CHARLES SJOLANDER 

A celebration of the magic of Dr. Seuss books, featuring original songs, storytelling and juggling, with lots of audience participation.

MAY 17  |  JIM JACKSON'S ART GUFFAW 

Art Gaffaw unravels the mysteries of fine art in a magical studio where easels speak, drawings come to life, and the paintings dance.  It is a circus of art that inspires each of us to look at the world with the eyes of an artist. 

APR 18  |  IT'S IMPOSSIBLE! MAGIC SHOW  

Join Kyle Groves for a fun and exciting show full of mystery that will leave kids laughing! Be prepared for lots of color, music, and audience participation.

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