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Cultured Family Guide 2020

COVID-19 has changed a lot about our lives—but it doesn’t have to stop your family from enjoying cultural experiences. From virtual programming to destinations with social distancing, explore these options for broadening your children’s horizons.

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Denton County Office of History and Culture
Learn Like a Local in Denton County
The Denton County Office of History and Culture operates the 1896 Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum and the Denton County Historical Park. While the museums are closed to the public, you can learn more about local history online. View the virtual exhibit tour of Century of Action: Women and the Vote commemorating the fight for women’s suffrage and equality. Stay connected on social media by following @CHOSMuseum.

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Irving Arts Center
Fall Family Fun at Irving Arts Center!
In the heart of DFW, it’s worth the trip!
Named “Best in the Burbs” by D Magazine, and a Smithsonian Affiliate since 2009, Irving Arts Center offers many youth and family art experiences and classes throughout the year. Monthly, we offer free programs JumpstART Stories & Art and Second Sunday Funday. We also offer Saturday School and summer art camps. Your kids will love our online virtual artmaking and gallery tours! IAC has two fully equipped theatres, an outdoor sculpture garden, and five galleries that feature a diverse variety of work from regional, national and internationally renowned artists. Parking is free. It’s worth the trip!

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Nasher Sculpture Center
Spark Creativity at Home: Monthly Art Projects for Kids
Free First Saturdays are now virtual
Free First Saturdays are going virtual this fall. Each month, explore a variety of artist-designed projects and experiences that you can enjoy at home. / Los primeros sábados gratuitos se harán virtuales este otoño. Cada mes, explore una variedad de proyectos y experiencias diseñadas por artistas que pueden disfrutar en casa.
Foster a lifelong love of art through projects designed to engage young learners. Free First Saturdays @ Home is now available exclusively online, bringing fun and easy activities, lessons, and inspiration from the Nasher Sculpture Center. Whether your family prefers kids’ crafts, drawing, pottery, textiles, printmaking, painting, or music, you’ll love discovering your creative side. Every month, new activities and videos are available in both English and Spanish.

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Frontiers of Flight Museum
Experience the Story of Flight!
From early dreamers to modern space exploration, Frontiers of Flight Museum offers a unique and fun environment for all ages to explore aviation and space flight. Home to more than 40 air and space vehicles, 20 exhibit galleries and over 35,000 historical artifacts, a journey through the Museum becomes a journey through time as you let your imagination soar and experience the story of flight!

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LLELA Nature Preserve
Home School Natural Science Classes at LLELA
LLELA Nature Preserve has created a fun and exciting way for students to mix some field work into their home schooling this semester! Your little one will explore adaptations in the field and help scientsts collect data on the flora and fauna that call the preserve home. Registration is required. Only $15 per class. Get a $10 discount when you register for all four!

Want more options? Visit our directory to see more family-friendly cultural experiences including exhibits, historical sites, museums, nature and gardens, symphonies and theater centers.