Event

Family Day

Family Day: Funk Fest

Coming up: Sunday, August 13
11:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Join us at Mia to celebrate creativity of all kinds at an outdoor festival co-produced with LaDonna Redmond of Lavendar Sun! With art-making activities, live music by PaviElle and other local performers, games, and fun! Free and open to all. Bring your family and your friends!

Stage Line-up includes:
Unknown Creatures
Tamiko French and the North High Dancers
Unlimited Next Level
NATE Kay
Me’Lea Connelly
Niles
PaviElle

MCs:
Q Bear from KMOJ
Shed G from 105 the Vibe
DJ Ray Seville from KMOJ

Activities:
“I Am” Studio Project with Free Arts
Free Arts Minnesota partnered with artists Isaac Sundberg, Canaan Mattson, and Mia this summer to explore social justice and identity through the lens of an artist. Be inspired by their work and make some of your own in this mixed media art lab.

Power Quilt with Million Artist Movement
Check out some of the 26 quilts made locally by a network of committed artists, community members and activists that are speaking out against oppression. Learn about MAM’s work and make a square to add to the quilt.

Prince Pre-Fame Photo Show Preview
Get a sneak peak of a photo show featuring Robert Whitman’s iconic images of Prince in 1977, produced by Blood Orange and the Mpls Photo Center.

Local Food Offerings
Cookie Cart, supporting Twin Cities teens building job skills, and Breaking Bread, serving healthy global food and enriching the North Minneapolis community.

Mia Family Day Major Sponsor:
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Funk Fest Community Partners:
Lavendar Sun, an event series honoring the legacy of Prince.
Blood Orange
Mpls Photo Center

Family Day at Mia is 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, artists and storytellers, and more! Sign up to receive Family Program (and other) email updates from Mia here: http://bit.ly/2pPLLPH