Family Day

Family Day

LOCATION: BECHTLER MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

MAY 13 FROM NOON UNTIL 4:30 P.M.

Kids and families can explore the art and artists in the Bechtler collection through special hands-on art activities and family-focused museum tours during Family Day Saturday, May 13 from noon to 4:30 p.m. Drop in anytime during the afternoon. 

ACTIVITIES

Create kinetic compositions using gear stencils inspired by the working sculptures of Jean Tinguely in the fourth-floor family gallery. Continue the lively theme in the second-floor classroom by designing a blueprint for a kinetic machine using watercolor pencils. In the museum's lobby, channel the interpretive sketches of Alberto Giacometti by drawing still life portraits using graphite pencils. Guided gallery tours are also available at 1 and 3 p.m. These tours are complimentary, and meet in the museum lobby.

ADMISSION

Admission to Family Day is FREE for kids under 18 and $8 for adults. On Family Day, all children's merchandise in the museum store is discounted 10%. Choose from a selection of art books, contemporary toys, activity sets and more. 



Image: Family Day at the Bechtler © Wendy Yang Photography

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