Drop-In Art-Making: Frog and Toad Studios


Date/Time: Sundays, Nov, 24 and Dec 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Fridays, Nov 29 and Dec 27; Tuesday, Dec 31 | 1–3pm
Admission: Free with Museum admission; Youth 18 and under always free
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About the Program

 Bring your family and dive into new adventures in art-making with a variety of techniques as you create artwork that connects to the exhibitions on display, the unique architecture of The CJM, or Jewish holidays and traditions.  

Delve into Frog and Toad and the World of Arnold Lobel as you explore the art and stories in Lobel’s beloved books.

Frog and Toad Watercolors: Nov 24, Dec 1
Hanukkah is a time to have fun with family and friends, and what better way to show your love than a one-of-a-kind watercolor Hanukkah card or painting inspired by Arnold Lobel’s story The Letter in Frog and Toad are Friends.

Miniature Ponds: Nov 29, Dec 8
In Arnold Lobel’s story A Swim, Frog and Toad and other animals have an adventure in the pond. Use colorful clay and other materials to create your own miniature pond full of adventures.

Button Art: Dec 15, 22, 27
In A Lost Button from Frog and Toad are Friends Toad has lost a button.  We’ll have lots of buttons on hand for you to create your own imaginative button art.

Character Puppets: Dec 29, 31
Frog and Toad are the best dressed amphibians around! Create your own character puppet Arnold Lobel style!


Lead support for Family Programs at The Contemporary Jewish Museum is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Presenting partners include The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and Target. Major support comes from Bank of America. Additional support is provided by Valerie and Norman Snart, in honor of Waldo and Helen Blumberg.



736 Mission Street (btwn. 3rd and 4th Streets), San Francisco, CA 94103 | Hours: Daily 11am–5pm, Thursdays 11am–8pm, Closed Wednesdays | 415.655.7800 | info@thecjm.org