Southern Utah Museum of Art

Family Programs


A Very SUMA Holiday: Winter Solstice Celebration

Friday, December 20, 4 - 7 p.m. 

Join us in a community celebration of the shortest day of the year with a late night at SUMA! We’ll have activities for all ages in the classroom and gallery, light refreshments, live music performances, and storytelling! Our SUMA Shop merchandise will also be 25% off during this event.

 


Family Days

Second Saturdays, 2-4 p.m.

Beverley Taylor Sorenson Classroom

Family Day at SUMA

 

Join SUMA for visual and performing arts activities for families and community members. Each Family Day will have a hands-on art activity inspired by an artist in the gallery or events happening in Cedar City. Families and friends can create art together and learn about multiple mediums and styles. Families can drop by anytime between 2 and 4 p.m.

Sponsored by Zions Bank, this program is free and open to the public.

 

January 11: Origami for All! 

February 8: Metal Tooled Valentines! 

March 14: Inky Insects!

April 11: Printing with Texture! 


Create Playdate

Create PlaydateNew day and time!

Select Thursdays, 12:30 p.m. 



Visit your friends at SUMA for a special storytime and hands-on creative activity in performing arts, visual arts or natural science. Each Create Playdate is about 45-minutes long and is geared toward preschool children (ages 3 to 5) and their parents or guardians. Every book read at Create Playdate is followed by a make-n-take activity that can be enjoyed by the whole family. For this program, SUMA is happy to partner with Cedar Breaks National Monument and artsFUSION. The program is free and open to the public.

January 16 — Moose Tracks by Karma Wilson

January 30 — Doug Unplugged by Dan Yaccarino

February 13 — My Colorful Chameleon by Leonie Roberts

February 27 — The Town of Turtle by Michelle Cuevas

March 12 — How to be a Butterfly by Laura Knowles

March 26 — The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Pinkwater

April 9 — Pezzettino by Leo Lionni

April 23 — The Earth Book by Todd Parr 

 


Wonder Wednesdays

Third Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m.

Beverley Taylor Sorenson Classroom

suma-wonder-wednesday

Join SUMA for a new collaborative program called Wonder Wednesdays, which includes several community partners! This new program is held in conjunction with early out Wednesdays for elementary schools in Iron County. Children accompanied by an adult can drop by anytime between 2-4 p.m. for make-and-take activities or self-guided programming at any of the following organizations: the Frontier Homestead State Park (first Wednesday), the Cedar City Library (second Wednesday), and the Frehner Museum of Natural History (fourth Wednesday). On third Wednesdays, SUMA will celebrate an artist in the museum with an art activity and information about each artist.

January 22: 
February 19: 
March 18:

*No Wonder Wednesday at SUMA in April. 


Spring Breakout: Art Camp

Monday - Friday, April 13-17


K—2nd Grades: 9-11 a.m. 

3rd—5th Grades: 2-4 p.m. 

Our Spring Breakout: Art Camp offers fun art discussion and making experiences for K-5th grade students in Iron County. Each half-day session focuses on a theme and includes age-appropriate, hands-on projects inspired by artworks in our galleries and collections.

The camp is split into a morning group for K-2nd graders and an afternoon group for 3rd-5th graders. Students must be checked into the museum by their parent or guardian for each day of the camp.

Although the camp is designed for students to attend the entire week, parents or guardians can sign their children up for single days upon request.

Monday, April 13: Watercolor
Tuesday, April 14: Puppet Making
Wednesday, April 15: Fashion
Thursday, April 16: Dance
Friday, April 17: Printmaking

Registration for Spring Breakout opens in late February 2020. 

Pricing per child: 
SUMA Family Membership: $75
Not-yet-members: $100 

Please email suma@suu.edu for discount information.