Event

Family Day

Big & Small

Last occurred: Sunday, June 8
11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Art-Making Eye Miniatures
11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Make a teeny-tiny work of art inspired by Victorian “lover’s eyes.”

Art-making Tiny, Tremendous
11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Make a small version of something really big, and a big version of something really small.

Hands-on Activity Giant Puppets
12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Meet master puppet-maker Mark Safford, and try a variety of incredible puppets on for size.

Storytelling Tall Tales
Noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m.
Hear tales of giants and little ones doing big things, with storyteller Katie Knutson.

Hands-on Activity Building Blocks
11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Build something beyond big in a drop-in building block play space.

Gallery Hunt Mini, Mighty
11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Explore super-sized and fun-sized works of art in the MIA’s galleries.

Exhibition The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection
Tours at 11:30 and 2 p.m.
Zoom in on amazing eye miniatures from the Skier Collection.

Tour The Art of Building: An Architectural History of the MIA
1 & 3:30 p.m.
From big artistic ideas to fine details, see how three buildings from three unique eras work together to form the MIA.

Tell Us Your Story
3-5 p.m.
Let us know how much art and family mean to you–stop by and share your favorite Family Day story.