Interested in participating in KidsWalk at ArtWalk 2020? Click here to apply!

KidsWalk is a hands-on art experience at the festival. Bring the family and participate in fun and creative art experiences provided by arts education groups throughout San Diego County who believe that all children need art.

There will be a new location in 2020! Join KidsWalk on Fir Street between India Street and Columbia Street.

Take a look at our past 2019 KidsWalk Participants:

ArtReach      619.940.7278

ArtReach is a not-for-profit organization that takes practicing artists into K-6 schools throughout San Diego County to provide visual arts instruction and art-making opportunities.

Audeo Charter School      858.678.3919

Audeo is an independent study, academic intervention program serving grades K through 12. At ArtWalk, explore with color, shape, and texture to create an exciting college.

Birch Aquarium       858.534.3474

Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Birch Aquarium features more than 60 habitats of fishes and invertebrates from the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest to the tropical waters of Mexico and beyond. An oceanographic museum showcases research discoveries by Scripps Oceanography scientists on climate, earth, and ocean science and includes interactive elements.

California Ballet Company     858.560.5676

Celebrating 50 Years as San Diego’s premier professional classical ballet company! The California Ballet Company’s mission is to present high quality, professional works and educational opportunities to the community of Southern California, and preserve the classical dance style.

City Tree Christian School      619.693.6438

City Tree Christian School was founded in 1976 by members of First Presbyterian Church of San Diego. Beginning as a preschool, City Tree has grown to serve infants through 8th grade. Engage in a creative art project while enjoying live music!

Hero City Arts & Crafts     858.444.5714

Hero City Arts & Crafts connects pop culture with visual and performing arts for youth of all ages. We help bring out creativity and imagination in today’s youth to create original works, characters, storytelling, and design. Create and color superheroes on while paper bags to reuse for lunchtime!

Living Coast Discovery Center    619.409.5905

For three decades the Living Coast Discovery Center has been spreading the message of wildlife conservation and environmental education. Join them at ArtWalk and create a nature themed craft!


Monart School of Art       619.222.3729

Monart, at Liberty Station, teaches children how to draw realistically while helping them build confidence and develop important skills. The Monart drawing method breaks subjects down into five elements of shape and that enables children to draw things as they see them.

Museum of Contemporary Art       858.454.3541

Hands-on assemblage and collage activity inspired by our permanent collection and visiting Smithsonian exhibition by Trevor Paglen.

Museum of Photographic Arts      619.238.7559

The Museum of Photographic Arts aims to inspire, educate and engage the broadest possible audience through the presentation, collection, and preservation of photography, film and video. Join MOPA at ArtWalk to experiment with the art of photography through fun, hands on activities!

New Americans Museum       619.756.7707

A catalyst for celebration of America’s past and promise, the New Americans Museum provides inspiring educational and cultural programs to honor our diverse immigrant experiences.

RhythmWorx     619.251.9910

RhythmWorx enhances well being through rhythm-based experiences and encourage kids to tap into their inner percussionist with music/drumming experiences.