Family Day: Underwater Adventures

Dive into an underwater adventure inspired by “Egypt’s Sunken Cities” featuring art-making, tours, a gallery hunt, and more!

If you’d like to experience “Egypt’s Sunken Cities,” presented by U.S. Bank, during this event, we strongly recommend you reserve your tickets in advance. During this specific Family Day (3/10), free My Mia tickets are available online and a small number will be held for on-site visitors as well. These will sell out quickly. Not a My Mia member? Not a problem! You can join at any level – including FREE – online to receive access to this special Family Day offer, or give us a call at 612.870.3000 to join and reserve your tickets today!

Activity Schedule

Art-making: Underwater Paintings
11AM – 4:30PM
Paint a unique saltwater resist in Mia’s studios.

Art-making: Ocean in a Bottle
11AM – 4:30PM
Create a miniature ocean to take home.

Gallery Hunt: Across the Sea
11AM – 5PM
Dive into Mia’s collection and embark on an aquatic adventure exploring ocean life, sea vessels, and more!

Gallery Conversation: Stop & Chat About “Egypt’s Sunken Cities”
Chat with educators and get the inside scoop on “Egypt’s Sunken Cities”

Preschool Tour: Hide and Seek
11:30AM & 12:30PM
Take a tour designed especially for little ones.

Workshops: Gamelan Music and Shadow Puppetry
Noon, 1:30 and 3PM
Take in the sights and sounds from the island nation of Java, with COMPAS artist Joko Sutrisno.

Hands-on Station: The Bell Museum of Natural History
Noon – 3PM
Get up close and personal with sponges, shells, and other specimens from the ocean, brought to you by the Bell Museum of Natural History.

And a friendly reminder – the Family Day event itself (art-making, gallery hunt, activities, tours, and performances) as well as general admission to the museum are always free and open to the public! We only require tickets for special exhibitions.

Family Day 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, and storytellers, and more!

Mia Family Day Major Sponsor:

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