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Family Day: Art in Bloom

Join us for Family Day, our free monthly event for families, kids, and the young at heart. On the second Sunday of every month, you’ll have a blast making art, going on artful adventures, meeting local musicians, dancers, and storytellers, and more!

Wake up and smell the flowers at this month’s Family Day. Enjoy a colorful day of floral-themed activities throughout the galleries and studios. Presented in partnership with the Friends of the Institute.

Story Time and Craft
11AM–1:30PM
The Friends of the Museum present activities inspired by the children’s book “Dragons Love Tacos” written by Adam Rubin and illustrated by Daniel Salmieri. Join talented Twin Cities actors as they tell the tale of dragons cooking, eating, and hosting taco parties, then get your picture taken at a dragon taco party, and make your own dragon headband! Storytelling at 11AM, 11:45AM, 12:30PM and 1PM.

Art-making: Flower Paintings
11AM–4:30PM
Paint a picture using real flowers as inspiration.

Art-making: Paper Flowers
11AM–4:30PM
Create colorful paper flowers to wear or share.

Short Films: Spring Flicks
2PM–4:30PM
Stop in and see lively short films that celebrate springtime.

Photo Op: Floral Photo Booth
11AM–4:30PM
Strike a pose at our Art in Bloom-themed photo booth.

Public Tours: Art in Bloom
11:15AM, 12:15, 1:15 & 2:15PM Meet on the second floor, Regis Fountain Court.
Join museum guides and explore highlights of Art in Bloom!

Mia Family Day Major Sponsor:  

Flowers provided by Bachman’s Floral, Gift & Garden.
Art in Bloom Family Event sponsored by Tom and Lynn Schaefer Charitable Trust.