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Programs and Events for All Ages

The James Museum offers a variety of fun and engaging activities for adults, children and families. Whether you join us for a moment of quiet contemplation in our galleries or an activity-filled day, there is plenty to learn and explore on your own or with a group.

Public Drop-in Tours

Highlights of the Collection
Tuesdays-Sundays at 1:30 p.m.
Explore highlights of the collection with one of our knowledgeable docents.

Silver & BOLD:
The Art of Native American Jewelry
Fridays & Saturdays at 11 a.m.
Look at the history and cultural traditions of Native American adornment, from the materials and processes used to create jewelry to the commercial side of trade.

Tours are 45-minutes and are free with admission; space is limited. To reserve a space, pick up a free tour ticket at the admissions desk or museum shop on the day of your visit.

$10 Tuesday

Round up your friends for some Tuesday fun at The James! Admission to the museum is $10 all day on Tuesday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Each week something special starts at 5 p.m. including Western movies, gallery talks and live music. Check our event calendar to see what’s coming up!

Group Tours

Bring your group to experience St. Petersburg’s newest art destination. Take in the stunning vistas and fascinating stories of the American West through the James Museum’s collection of paintings, sculptures and one-of-a-kind jewelry. Whether you only have an hour to explore the galleries on your own, or would like to enjoy a guided tour and leisurely lunch in The Canyon restaurant, we can help create a memorable visit for your group.

Art Workshops

Jump start your creativity, reignite your passion for a lost hobby, or pick up new skills with guidance from expert art instructors. There’s no time like the present to do what you love. Watch our calendar of events for details. For more information, email education@thejamesmuseum.org.

Family Days

Bring the kids every second Saturday for fun with an artsy, western, or wildlife twist! Enjoy themed activities, including storytelling, a kid-friendly tour highlighting special works of art, and a hands-on art workshop. For more information, email education@thejamesmuseum.org.

Read ‘Em & Eat

Discuss a riveting read over lunch. Book selections include Western-themed fiction, biographies and fascinating stories of the past. Watch our calendar of events for details. For more information, email education@thejamesmuseum.org.

The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art