Family Day

Learn about the art and artists of Bechtler Collection and engage imaginations during Family Day at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. Participate in hands-on art activities, special museum tours and more.

Time and Admission

Family Day events are held from noon to 4:30 p.m. and are designed for drop-in attendance. Admission is free for children and $8 for all others.

2015-2016 Dates and Themes

October 10

Discover the techniques of Andy Warhol by making Pop art with crayons. Also, work with tissue paper to create stained glass effects.  

February 13

Explore the abstract art of Sam Francis by making a watercolor painting. Also, create handmade Valentine’s Day cards and Roy Lichtenstein-inspired comic strips.   

May 7

Learn about modern furniture and textiles by decorating fabric, sculpting a miniature chair and weaving a yarn tapestry using a cardboard loom.    

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