Family Day: I Heart Modern Art

Family Day: I Heart Modern Art

LOCATION: BECHTLER MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9 FROM 12 - 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, February 9 from noon to 4:30 p.m. Drop in anytime during the afternoon. 

We heart modern art at the Bechtler! 

On Saturday, February 9, celebrate Valentine's Day by creating your own modern art-themed handmade Valentine's Day cards in the second-floor classroom. Explore the theory of color in the museum's lobby. Finally, create Wassily Kandinsky inspired concentric circles collages in the fourth-floor family gallery.

Guided gallery tours are also available at 1 and 3 p.m. These tours are complimentary and meet in the museum lobby. 

Admission is free for children!

ACTIVITIES

1. Lobby: Color Theory Drawings 

2. Classroom: Modern Art Valentines

3. Family Gallery: Concentric Colors Painting

Exhibitions on View: 2 - Framing It! (closing February 17); 4 - Bechtler Unseen

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

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

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

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