100 Years

Happy Birthday, one (hundred) and all! Kick off the MIA’s 100th birthday year in style. Celebrate a spectacular century with music, dance, and art from every decade.

Art-Making Cubist Collage
11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Be inspired by the work of Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque and make your own cubist composition.

Art-making Messy Mondrians
11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Create a slightly messier version of a 1920s Piet Mondrian painting.

Art-making Pollock Painting
11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Collaborate on a giant drip painting inspired by Jackson Pollock, whose most famous works were created in the 1940s.

Art-making Pop Art Portraits
11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Make a portrait that really pops, and check out Pop Art from the 1950s and ’60s.

Dance Disco Dance Party
Noon–4 p.m.
Get your groove on at a disco dance party hosted by DJ Simone DuJour and dance instigator Arlys Alford.

Workshops and Performances In New Company
Noon, 1 and 2 p.m.
Check out old-school hip-hop with performances and workshops from In New Company.

Music Jazz
Noon–2 p.m.
Tap your toes to jazz music from the 1920s, ’30s and ’40s, by the Jake Baldwin Quartet.

Screening Cartoon Classics
11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Check out classic cartoons from the 1930s and ’40s.

Art Cart Modernism
Get a sneak-peek at the MIA’s newest Art Cart. Travel through time and get hands-on with your favorite 20th century art movements, from Cubism, to Dada, to Surrealism.

Family Gallery Hunt Delightful Decades
Celebrate the MIA’s 100th birthday and seek out art from every decade, from 1915 to 2015.


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