Play the Museum

Play-the-Museum-web.jpgFall 2018

Free for museum members. Included with paid general admission.


There's more to do than just look at art at RAM. Come Play the Museum!

Engage in our activity centers throughout the museum. Check out games and other fun items from the Visitor Services desk. Interact with the engagement activities and with fellow visitors! 

So what are you waiting for? Get inspired, talk to new people, and Play the Museum.

Illustrating with Julia Morgan: September - December

Learn about Morgan's beautiful buildings to inspire your own chalk illustrations of architecture in a town or city that she would have loved to explore and live in.

Butterfly Effect: November - December

Inspired by artist Sandy Rodriguez's investigation of the methods and materials of painting across cultures and histories, use our homemade paint to depict a fictions historical moment on a re-imagined landscape.

Principal of Design - Repetition: September - December

Delve into our permanent collection to see how artists have used repetition in their work. Add your portrait to our community mural.

Colossal Threads: October - December

Inspired by artist Jaime Guerrero's Olmec-based artwork, get into the history by unwinding this ancient civilization with a string art installation.

Elevator Talk - Riddle Me What?: September - December

Waiting in the elevator with strangers can be awkward. Make friends by reading and sharing riddles. It'll be a laugh!

ARTventure Packs

Every ARTventurer needs a pack with all the necessary items one might need to Play the Museum. Check out our ARTventure Packs from the Visitor Services desk to guide you on your ARTventure through the museum!

Learning Guides

These handouts provide a brief background on the historical origins of the artwork and contribute cultural context for deeper insight into the exhibitions. Use the guides for a self-guided tour, to share with a friend, or to talk about art with children.