Summer Art Party with Ice Cream Sunday / Fiesta de verano de arte con helado el domingo

Celebrate art and community during free events that feature live performances, art making, gallery explorations, and more! Admission for special exhibitions is waived during Family Festivals. Special thanks to the Nuestro Kimbell committee for their support of our community programs. In addition to enjoying family activities, you can beat the summer heat with complimentary ice cream, while supplies last.



Free admission

The Language of Beauty in African Art

Piano Pavilion

Noon–5 pm


Art from Africa and the Ancient Americas

Piano Pavilion, North Gallery

Noon–5 pm

Admission to the permanent collection is always free.


Asian and European Art

Kahn Building

Noon–5 pm

Admission to the permanent collection is always free.


Ballet Performances and Films

Ballet Frontier

Pavilion Auditorium

1:30 and 2:15 pm


Short Family Films

Pavilion Auditorium

12:30 and 3:30 pm


Face Painting

Kahn Building, West Lobby

Timed tickets available at Event Information


Art Making

My Monet Seascapes: Watercolor Painting

Piano Pavilion, Education Studios



Trick or Treasure: Book Making

Piano Pavilion, Downstairs Foyer



Monster Mash-Ups: Printmaking

Kahn Building, West Lobby



Keeping Cool: Popsicle Fans

Kahn Building, West Lobby

1–3 pm

Presented by Blue Zones Project-Texas Health


Gallery Explorations

Sketching Expeditions with Guest Jamison LeBlanc

Kahn Building, West Lobby

12:30, 2, and 3:30 pm

First-come, first-served; 20 participants per session.


Family Spotlight Tours

Kahn Building, West Lobby

1, 2:30, and 4 pm

Learn about the artworks that inspired our creative activities.


Book Baskets

Kahn Building, North and South Galleries


Pick up a book from one of our bilingual book baskets and enjoy some family story time wherever you are comfortable!


Get moving— Yoga Family Fun

Kahn Auditorium

1, 2:30, and 3:30 pm


Visit Studio A

Piano Pavilion, Education Studios


Space is limited.

Drop in anytime during regular Museum hours to enjoy this colorful learning environment. Designed for ages 5 and younger.


Complimentary Ice Cream

Piano Pavilion, Lobby

Ongoing, while supplies last

Celebrate National Ice Cream Sunday with a free serving of ice cream from MELT.


Kimbell Café

Kahn Building, Kimbell Café

Noon–4 pm

In-house and to-go lunch options available.



To request an accessibility accommodation for a Kimbell program, please email us as far in advance as possible.


Youth education programs are supported by the Lowe Foundation Endowment for Kimbell Kids. Family Festivals / Fiestas de las Familias are supported in part by the Texas Commission for the Arts and by the Nuestro Kimbell committee.