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Family Day: Dance to the Rhythm

Join us for our free monthly event for families, kids, and the young at heart. On the second Sunday of every month, the museum is filled with hands-on art activities, live music, dance performances, artist demonstrations, family tours and more — all inspired by Mia’s incredible collection.

Shake-shake-shake! Let art and music move your body to dances from around the world!

All-Day Activities

Shake the Tambourine!
Studios 111-113, first floor
Create a tambourine and make your own beats for dancing!

I like to wear it wear it
Reception Hall, third floor
Make something you can wear and dance! Show off your creations and best moves in a dance party with live music played by DJ Chamun between 12-3PM.

Gallery Hunt
Dance to the Rhythm
Main lobby, first floor
Explore the galleries to find artworks that make you want to dance to the rhythm!

Timed Activities

Family Dance
11:30PM, 1PM, 2PM
Wells Fargo Room, first floor
A 30 minute workshop for parents and their young dancer to explore movement together.  Using basic ballet concepts to work balance, flexibility, coordination, and rhythm, Family Dance is a great way to immerse your child in the joy of dance.

Young Dance
12PM, 1:30PM
Pillsbury Auditorium, second floor
Come enjoy a modern dance performance by Young Dance, a physically integrated youth modern dance company that consists of youth dancers with and without disabilities. Each performance is 45 minutes.

Hip Hop and Break Dance
1:30PM, 2:30PM, 3:30PM
Target Wing Atrium, first floor
Watch the dancers of Cypher Side break out some fresh Hip Hop and Break Dance moves. Cypher Side is a dance studio based in St. Paul specializing in Hip Hop and Break Dancing for all ages.

Preschool Tour
11:30AM & 12:30PM, Meet in the main lobby, first floor
Go on a guided tour specially designed for little ones.

Sculpture at Mia
2 PM, Meet in the main lobby, first floor

3:30 PM, Meet in the main lobby, first floor

Art Cart
Noon -4 PM Gallery 240, second floor

Art Cart
Noon – 4PM Gallery 218, second floor

1PM, Meet in the main lobby, first floor
Highlights of Mia’s Collection

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