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.


JAN 18  |  Party in the Pasture with Beth Epley

Scoot your boots while listening to tales and songs of the old west.  Hear legends from the LaKota and Cherokee.  Come kick up your heels as we celebrate our western heritage. 

FEB 15  |  Celebrate Winter with Stories, Songs and Puppets with Isobel Drysdale

Isobel Drysdale has been a storyteller with the Pueblo City County Library District for over 35 years.  She has told stories from the bottom of the Grand Canyon to the 14ers of Colorado and now she will join us in our Magic Carpet Theatre!

MAR 15 | 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.

APR 19  |  Amazing Food Detective

This play invites students to join the sleuth in discovering helathy habits.  They will see the effect of junk food on their body and identify healthier food choices.  This is an interactive  performance.

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. 

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