Event

Family Day

Family Day: April Showers

Last occurred: Sunday, April 13
11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Noon, 1, 2, 3 & 4 p.m.
Workshop Rhythmic Rainstorm
Make stormy sounds with African instruments in a rhythm workshop led by mick laBriola and Kenn Wanaku.

Noon, 1:30 & 3 p.m.
Performance Imagination Theater
Be dazzled by a blacklight puppet production of You Are a Star, the tale of a crabby crab and a heroic octopus.

11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Art-Making Watercolor Resist
Dip your brush and create a masterpiece using a special watercolor technique.

11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Art-making Shell Drawings
Draw from life to make a picture inspired by real shells.

11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Touch Table Sealife from the Bell Museum
Get hands-on with shells, shark teeth, and more from the Bell Museum of Natural History.

12:30, 2 & 3:30 p.m.
Behind the Scenes Imagination Theater
Meet the performers and discover behind-the-scenes secrets of puppetry.

11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Gallery Hunt Under the Sea
Seek out incredible water-dwelling creatures in the MIA’s galleries.

11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Exhibition “Shells: Magic and Science”
Dive into an exhibition that’s all about seashells.

2 & 3:30 p.m.
Tour Shazam! Art & Science
See how the worlds of art and science collide.

11:30 a.m., 12:30, 2 & 3 p.m.
Preschool Tour Feelings
Take part in tours designed for young visitors that explore emotions in art.