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Family Day: Seeing Nature
Gather inspiration from the natural world and explore the special exhibition, “Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection.”
Art-making Tiny Terrariums
Create a miniature terrarium using natural materials.
Art-making Sun Print Cyanotypes
Make a photo print using natural materials with photographer Emma Freeman.
Summer Music Residency Siama Matuzungidi
Explore music of the natural world with Congolese musician Siama Matuzungidi, joined by Dallas Johnson and Tim O’Keefe. Siama and company will play at Family Days throughout this summer.
Performance Lau Hawaiian Collective
11:30AM, 1 & 2:30PM
Delight in songs from the Hawaiian islands, with musicians from the Lau Hawaiian Collective.
12:30, 1:30 & 2:30PM
Enjoy stories about animals told through a visual storytelling style that originated in Japan – called kamishibai – with Midori Oka.
Art-making Building Nature
Check out an interactive installation by artist Teréz Iacovino. Arrange shapes to create landscapes inspired by forests and streams, the Grand Canyon, or the city of Venice.
Gallery Hunt I Spy a Dragonfly
What’s that you see? A caterpillar? A bumblebee? Use close-up details to spy all kinds of bugs, and discover how artists have found inspiration from some of the world’s tiniest creatures.
Special Exhibition Seeing Nature
Target Galleries, second floor
Check out dazzling landscapes from Claude Monet, Gustav Klimt, Georgia O’Keeffe and more! A ticket is required for entrance into this exhibition. Free for Mia members on Family Day. Sign up for a free membership in the Third Avenue Lobby.
Preschool Tour Butterflies
11:30AM & 12:30PM
Go on an adventure exploring butterflies and gardens with a tour designed especially for little ones.
Art Cart Americas
Art Cart Japan
Tour Cityscapes, Landscapes, and Escapes
1, 2:15 & 3:30PM