Event

Family Day

Ready, Set, Draw!

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

Make your mark at Family Day while enjoying opening day of our special exhibition, “Marks of Genius: 100 Extraordinary Drawings from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

Art-Making | Marvelous Murals
11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Contribute to a larger-than-life drawing with artists from Altered esthetic.

Art-making | Drawing Games
11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Try your hand at three kinds of drawing games: bump-n-jump, blind contour, and tiny cluster.

Art-making | Pose Your Parents
11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Experience life-drawing in a whole new way. Dress up, pose, and draw a friend or family member.

Artist Demonstration | Robert Algeo
12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Meet comic artist Robert Algeo, and see his process in action. Then create a mini comic of your own!

Story Time | Rick Chrustowski
Noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m.
Meet children’s book illustrator Rick Chrustowski, learn some new drawing techniques, and see how his art is transformed into a book.

Gallery Hunt | Powerful Portraits
11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Be inspired by portraits (pictures of people) and then create a portrait of your own!

Preschool Tour | Dirt!
11:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.
Dig into a tour all about dirt, designed especially for little ones.