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Lil Partners

Howdy, Lil Partners!

From Buckaroo Bags to Storytime Stampede and special programs for spring break and summer, we have lots of fun activities for our Lil Partners.

Lil Partners Story Time

Bring your little ones to learn about the American west with reading and play. Each month, a story will be chosen to introduce little ones about the excitement and adventure of the American West. Join us on the first Wednesday of each month for storytime and gallery play activity in the Kampmann Library Portal. Free for participants.


Lil Partners’ Spring Break: Tales & Trails

Monday, March 9-Friday, March 13, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Hit the trail and head West without ever leaving the River Walk during Briscoe Western Art Museum’s Lil Partners spring break series, “Tails and Trails”. With Lego animation, scavenger hunts, arts and crafts, storytelling, cowboy games and more fun than you can lasso, capture the excitement and adventure of the West, learn about the Western lifestyle and the see the stories shared through Western art brought to life. 

Programming includes:  
Monday: Lego Animation, Leather Stamping
Tuesday: Model Magic – Re-enact Briscoe Sculptures, Drawing – Create a Comic
Wednesday: Seed Pods – Texas Wildflowers, Scavenger Hunt – Tracking Animals
Thursday: Red Clay Pottery – Create an Indian Bowl, Monochromatic Drawing
Friday: Watercolor Painting, Movie screening – “An American Tail: Fievel Goes West”
“Tails and Trails” is included in museum admission and no reservations are required, however, caregivers must accompany participating children. And in case Lil Partners get a hankerin’ for some grub, snacks are included in the program.

Free for Members | $10 Non-Members Adult | Children 12 and under free

Click here for registration.


Buckaroo Bags

When y’all visit the Briscoe, be sure to check out our Buckaroo Bags! With themes unique to the American West, there are stories and games to play while exploring the galleries. Have fun building a campfire, eatin’ some grub, taking a ride on transportation of the West, exploring with Animals of the West, and gettin’ in some trouble.

Stop by the Visitor Services Desk for checkout during museum hours.


For more information about any of our Lil Partner programs, please contact:

Education & Programs Department education@briscoemuseum.org|210.299.4499