Kids and Families

USC PAM offers a variety of family-friendly programs and events throughout the year, such as our Free 2nd Sunday, storytime, library programs, and workshops!

Check the event calendar for all upcoming programs here!

Family Activities to Try at Home:

Use the USC Pacific Asia Museum and its collection as inspiration for creating your own work of art at home!

Free 2nd Sunday@PAM 

Offering free admission, this monthly intergenerational event is a celebration of cultures and themes presented in our collection and special exhibitions. Each program is unique, featuring activities such as artmaking workshops, storytime, tours, performances, screenings, and more. Collaboration with local artists and cultural partners enhance this community program.


PAM@the Library

Join educators from the USC Pacific Asia Museum at the Pasadena Central Library as we explore Asian cultures, arts, and practices through storytelling and hands-on art making! Discover stories told through the eyes of children and engage in creating a work of art inspired by one of the many cultures of Asia and the Pacific Islands.

This event takes place on the last Mondays of January, May, July, and September. It is FREE for elementary aged children and their families.

Please check the calendar for upcoming dates (subject to change).

Pasadena Central Library
285 East Walnut Street
Pasadena, CA 91101


Baby and Me Tours

Join other moms, dads, and caregivers for an engaging docent led tour of the museum! Tours start before public hours and fussy babies (0-2 years) are welcome! Parking is provided for larger strollers. Free with admission.

Please check the calendar for upcoming dates (subject to change).


Crossroads: Exploring the Silk Road Gallery 

Coming Soon! Discover the magic of the Silk Road through an interactive space highlighting cultural exchange and human connections. More details to come!