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Family Fun at ASM!

Culture Craft Saturday Fun with puppets at Culture Craft Saturday

Culture Craft Activities every Saturday in the museum's lobby!

Bring the family to ASM for some enjoyable together-time! Explore and discover in our exhibits in a number of ways. You and the kids will enjoy these activities together:

Tuesdays–Saturdays, October through April
Hands-on Discovery Carts
ASM docents set up discovery carts for visitors to learn hands-on about Southwest Native pottery, basketry, and other traditional arts and crafts. Discovery carts are offered occasionally by “docent choice” Tuesday–Saturday afternoons between 1 and 3, October 15–April 30, and during special museum events. Check at the front desk for more information. Subject to change according to docent availability.

Activities You Can Do Anytime

Make Your Visit an Adventure!

Museum Quest sticker

For 2nd grade to adults:

For Pre-K to 1st grade:

Activity For the Curtis Reframed Exhibit

Activities For the Paths of Life Exhibit

  • NEW: Self-Guided Science Exploration! Use the Human Adaptations Field Journal activity to encourage your students to become social scientists. Using the Paths of Life exhibit as their field study site, students make observations about the physical environments of Native cultures and some of the objects they made using its resources.
  • Self-Guided Discovery Hunts for Paths of Life (They are based on the information presented in our guided tour program. Please use these to make your students' experience in the gallery more enriching.)
    • SeriOpens in a new window (2nd–5th grades) PDF* - 921K
    • SeriOpens in a new window (6th and up grades) PDF* - 687K
    • YaquiOpens in a new window (2nd–5th grades) PDF* - 715K
    • YaquiOpens in a new window (6th and up grades) PDF* - 728K
    • O'odhamOpens in a new window (2nd–5th grades) PDF* - 637K
    • O'odhamOpens in a new window (6th and up grades) PDF* - 723K
    • ApacheOpens in a new window (2nd–5th grades) PDF* - 883K
    • ApacheOpens in a new window (6th and up grades) PDF* - 643K
    • NavajoOpens in a new window (2nd–5th grades) PDF* - 697K
    • NavajoOpens in a new window (6th and up grades) PDF* - 618K
    • HopiOpens in a new window (2nd–5th grades) PDF* - 731K
    • HopiOpens in a new window (6th and up grades) PDF* - 654

Activities For the Pottery Project Exhibit

See our Educational Resources page for more activities for families.

Photos by Jannelle Weakly unless otherwise indicated

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