Family Day

Family Day

LOCATION: BECHTLER MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12 FROM 12 TO 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, October 12 from noon to 4:30 p.m. Drop in anytime during the afternoon. 

ACTIVITIES

Complimentary guided tours of the galleries will be availabe at 1 and 3 p.m., which meet in the Bechtler lobby.

1. Lobby: Mandala Magnets
2. Classroom: Paper Stabiles - Alexander Calder’s abstract mobiles can be seen around the world. This American artist created imaginative mobiles, stabiles, and sculptures combining interesting shapes, colors, and motion. The children design and assemble their own mobiles and stabiles in Calder’s style.
3. Family Gallery: Making Poms and Tassels

Exhibitions on display:

2nd Floor Gallery – Sculptures from the Bechtler Collection

4th Floor Gallery – Nomadic Murals: Tapestries of the Modern Era


ADMISSION

Admission to Family Day is FREE for kids under 18 and $9 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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MUSEUM HOURS

  • Monday10am - 5pm
  • TuesdayClosed
  • Wednesday10am - 5pm
  • Thursday10am - 5pm
  • Friday10am - 5pm
  • Saturday10am - 5pm
  • Sunday12pm - 5pm

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TOURS

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