Sloth Painting

Available to visitors at $99 per person
Member Price: $89.10
Includes General Admission
Ages 3+
You can see a sloth daily at 12:30 pm, except Tuesdays!

Immersive Experience

  • In this memorable experience, participants will have the unique opportunity to watch our resident artist and sloth ambassador, Valentino, engage his senses by creating a one-of-a-kind masterpiece for each participant to take home—pick your own color palette!
  • Learn all about the Linnaeus’s Two-toed Sloth, an amazing rainforest species
  • Listen to some of Valentino’s personal stories directly from our expert staff as you take photos of this amazing experience
  • Take home your finished portrait and hang it in a place of pride

Learn more about the Sloth Painting Experience here!

Enhanced Safety

  • Each Animal Encounter is limited in size to allow for a personal experience and to provide ample space between participant groups.
  • Seating is separated by 6 feet for individuals and families not in the same group.
  • Guests are provided with hand sanitizer before and after any animal interactions.
  • The National Aviary is performing frequent cleaning and disinfection of surfaces throughout the day.
  • Please visit our COVID Information page for policy updates.
Book Your Encounter Here

Book a Sloth Encounter for the ultimate Sloth Lovers Experience!

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