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Ryan Learning Center


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!

Starting in January, we’ll be transforming the RLC into an even more accessible and inclusive space for all audiences to enjoy creative activities. The new space will debut in late spring 2020, with construction occurring January 6 through March 15. See what this means for families and educators.

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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.

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Crown Educator Resource Center

The Crown Family Educator Resource Center will be temporarily closed beginning November 26. 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


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