Family Programs


Spring Breakout: Art Camp

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Monday - Friday, April 15-19
9-11 a.m.; 2-4 p.m.

Beverley Taylor Sorenson Classroom

SUMA Spring Breakout offers fun, half-day art discussion and making experiences for K-6th grade Iron County students. Each day focuses on a different theme and includes age-appropriate, hands-on art projects inspired by artworks in our galleries and collections. 

The camp consists of two week-long sessions. The morning session, 9 -11 a.m., will be available for students in grades K - 2nd. Whereas, the afternoon session 2 - 4 p.m., will be geared toward grades 3rd - 6th.

Monday, April 15: Visual Art
Tuesday, April 16: Poetry
Wednesday, April 17: Fiber Art
Thursday, April 18: Music
Friday, April 19: Museum Day

Registration for Spring Breakout is now open on Eventbrite. Tickets for Spring Breakout:Art Camp are $100 for non-members, and $75 for SUMA Members. Please email suma@suu.edu for discount information. 


Family Days

Second Saturdays, 2-4 p.m.

Beverley Taylor Sorenson Classroom

SUMA and artsFUSION have teamed up to bring performing and visual arts to life for families in southern Utah. Family Days, formerly known as FANS, will offer activities for parents, children, and grandparents in our community to create together through visual arts. This program is free and open to the public. Families are welcome to drop in anytime between 2 and 4 p.m.

  • January 12
  • February 9
  • March 9
  • April 13

Wonder Wednesdays

Third Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m.

Beverley Taylor Sorenson Classroom

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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’s birthday with an art activity and information about each artist.

  • January 23: Paul Cézanne
  • February 20: Franz Marc
  • March 20: Jennifer Losch Bartlett
  • May 22: Jasper Johns

*There will be no Wonder Wednesday at SUMA in April because of Spring Breakout: Art Camp


Create Playdate

Create PlaydateFinal Wednesdays, 11 a.m.
Beverley Taylor Sorenson Classroom
Create Playdate  is for all preschool children (ages 3 to 5) and their parents. Each 45-minute creative playdate will begin with a story and end with hands-on creative activities in theatre, dance, music, or visual art. This program is free and open to the public.


Wednesday, January 30 - Mousepaint by Ellen Stohl Walsh
Wednesday, February 27 - A River by March Martin
Wednesday, April 24 - Triangle by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen


*Please note there will be no Create Playdate in March due to gallery rotations.

For more information e-mail alisapetersen@suu.edu.