Questions like these can get you and your kids talking:
The best way for families to experience art is to imagine everything as fair game. There’s no observation too small or too obvious; there’s nothing too silly to be discussed.
Let your instincts and your child’s curiosity guide you. Children often pick up on details that adults may not notice. Let their fresh eyes and excitement influence how you look at art, too!
What do you like or dislike about this artwork?
What emotions do you feel when you are looking at this artwork?
What do you imagine the artist was thinking about when they made this?
Does this artwork remind you of anything in your life?
What things do you have in your home that you see in the museum?
Compare and contrast two artworks near each other. How are they alike or different?
How many things can you find within an artwork in two minutes?
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