Cool Culture

Family Activities

Cool Culture believes that families have a right to cultural equity and access.  

Families that engage in art and cultural activities have the power to influence the world.

Family Guide

When you receive a Cool Culture Family Pass, you also receive a Cool Culture Family Guide from your child’s school.

Download the 2021-2022 Family Guide PDF

This resource provides important guidelines on how to use the Family Pass. As your child’s first teacher and advocate, we hope you find the guide useful in adding to the joy, community and culture that are part of your family traditions.

Other Cool Resources

Art Exploration Card

Art Exploration Cards help you plan an interactive experience with your children at any museum or cultural institution.

Cultural Partners Visitation Portal

View updated visitation guidelines for our partner museums, gardens, and zoos in this link.

What to Do at the Museum?

Watch one family’s journey to the museum, in English with Spanish subtitles.

Art-making: Abayomi Dolls

People throughout the African diaspora continue this dollmaking tradition to affirm cultural connections to the past and embody this resilience spirit for future generations. Activity instructions available in English, Spanish and Chinese.

Art-making: Windchimes

Wellness ceremonies and rituals that tap into the healing power of sound can be found in many cultures. How can we bring these sounds in shared spaces that will promote wellness? Windchime-making instructions available in English, Spanish and Chinese.

YouTube video

Watch this video in English with Spanish subtitles.

Family Guide

This resource provides important guidelines on how to use the Family Pass. As your child’s first teacher and advocate, we hope you find the guide useful in adding to the joy, community and culture that are part of your family traditions.