This year, our week of out-of-school activities is going virtual! 

While students are out of school during winter and spring break, check-in here each weekday to find new ways to explore the arts. Enjoy art activities, virtual trivia, performances, and much more! All activities are designed for you and your family to participate from home. 

The winter break series of virtual programs run from December 28 – January 1

Mini Book + Art | Monday, December 28 / 10am
Family Studio | Tuesday, December 29 / 2pm
Teen Workshop | Tuesday, December 29 / 3pm
Virtual Family Trivia | Wednesday, December 30 / 2pm
Virtual Teen Trivia | Wednesday, December 30 / 3:30pm
Family Tour |Thursday, December 31 / 12pm
Jazz Friday - Family Edition | Friday, January 1 / 5pm

Scroll down to learn more about each program and to RSVP. 

Winter Break Programs

James Chapin (American, 1887-1975) Ruby Green Singing, 1928 Oil on canvas 38 x 30 in. (96.5 x 76.2 cm) Bequest of R. H. Norton, 53.29 © 2020 The Estate of James Chapin, James Cox Gallery at Woodstock (NY)

Premieres Monday, December 28 / 10am

Mini Book + Art

A bilingual storytime reading of author Jacqueline Woodson's The Day You Begin followed by a discussion of the James Chapin painting Ruby Green Singing in the Norton's collection. 

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Tuesday, December 29 / 2pm

Family Studio

Nick Cave: A Mask for the New Year

Get a virtual view of Nick Cave's wearable sculpture, Soundsuit, from the Museum's Contemporary collection. We will then use a combination of recycled materials to make our own mask for the New Year. 


Tuesday, December 29 / 3pm

Teen Workshop

Mixed-Media Workshop

Out with the old and in with the new! Celebrate the hope of the New Year by turning your wishes into a mix-media art piece. Artist Shawna Lukia Moulton teaches multi-faceted techniques you can apply to your work, and enjoy all year long.


Wednesday, December 30 / 2pm

Virtual Family Trivia

Families with children ages 5-12

It's Trivia time at the Norton! Grab your entire family to play… trust us, you'll need them to play this game! Participants will test their knowledge of the Norton's history, collections, and artists in a friendly competition to win a Supporter Membership to the Norton (2 adults + children). 


Wednesday, December 30 / 3:30pm

Virtual Teen Trivia 

Teens ages 13+

It's Trivia Time! Join us for a friendly competition that will test your knowledge of the Museum's history, collection, artists, and pop culture. The winner will receive 4 Teen passes for free admission to the Museum. 


Friday, January 1 

Jazz Friday - Family Edition 

It's a new year! Tune in for a family-friendly performance featuring a jazz concert and spectacular bubble artistry. The Oxbridge Academy Jazz Ensemble plays an exciting selection of music by Dave Brubeck, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, and others. The ensemble is joined by entertainer Kristina who delights audiences of all ages with a mesmerizing bubble show.


School's Out! is made possible by the generosity of Publix Charities.