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Ryan Learning Center

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Drop in to the Ryan Learning Center, where admission is always free. Find a space for family learning, art making, and more.

Exciting changes are coming to the Ryan Learning Center!

We are currently transforming the RLC into an even more accessible and inclusive space for all audiences to enjoy creative activities. See what this means for families and educators.

Due to the museum closure, the reopening of the Ryan Learning Center has been delayed. A new opening date will be released soon. Stay tuned!

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Family Spaces

Make, look, design, and touch your way through a family-oriented space in the Ryan Learning Center. Stop in to find drop-in art making every day and create a customized tour using the award-winning interactive JourneyMaker.

A mother and her child create art in the Ryan Learning Center

Classrooms and Studios

The Ryan Learning Center classrooms and studios are home to interactive sessions that combine in-gallery looking and discussion with studio-based explorations of artists’ materials and techniques. Check the calendar to find out about upcoming classes and workshops for adults, families, and teens. Programs specifically for K–12 educators are also offered throughout the year, providing content and strategies for using art as a catalyst for learning for all grade levels and disciplines.

A woman reads through books in the Educator Resource Center in the Ryan Learning Center

Crown Educator Resource Center

The Crown Family Educator Resource Center is temporarily closed. For new educator resources and instructional materials, visit our educator resource page.

For additional support in making art a part of your curriculum, please contact us at erc@artic.edu

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