Event

Family Day

Family Day: Art That Moves

Last occurred: Sunday, January 12
11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Noon, 1:30 & 3 p.m.
Music and Dance Party | Koo Koo Kanga Roo
Show us your moves at a dance party with everyone’s favorite kids band, Koo Koo Kanga Roo! Arrive early or hang out between sets and dance it out with DJ Hampster Dance.

12:30, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m.
Puppet Performances | In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre
Celebrate the art of motion with cartoon-inspired performances from the puppetry theater company that gives us the annual May Day Parade.

11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Art-Making: Action Painting
Drip, splash, splatter, and smear paints in the style of Jackson Pollack and other Action Painters.

11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Calder-inspired Mobiles
Be moved by the art of Alexander Calder and make your own magnificent mobile.

11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Art-making: Zoetropes
Fashion a 19th-century optical toy and create images that appear to move.

11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Gallery Hunt: Loco-motion!
Look high and low for works of art that move and groove.

Noon, 1, 2 & 3 p.m.
Movement Activity with Children’s Theatre Co.: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Act out the life cycle of a butterfly using a parachute and colorful scarves, and enjoy “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” as told by CTC.

11:30, 12:30, 2 & 3 p.m. | Meet in first-floor lobby.
Preschool Tour: Hide and Seek
Go on a tour designed especially for young visitors. Listen to “Moongame” by Frank Asch and play a special version of hide and seek in the galleries.

3 p.m. | Meet in first-floor lobby.
Tour: Art Since 1950
View modern and contemporary works in the MIA’s collection, including kinetic art, film, and video.