Virtual Family Day: Family Portraits

Every second Sunday of the month, Mia hosts a free monthly event for families, kids, and the young at heart featuring virtual hands-on art activities, music, dance performances, artist demonstrations, and more — all inspired by Mia’s incredible collection. 

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Virtual Family Day: Family Portraits

Celebrate the beauty and diversity of all families this Family Day. Explore Leslie Barlow’s MAEP exhibition, “Within, Between, and Beyond,” which features stories and identities of mixed race and transracial adoptee participants. Get a coloring sheet designed by Barlow and be inspired to make your own unique family portrait using oil pastels.

Look Closer: What’s in a Portrait?

Look closely to explore all the stories that a portrait can reveal. Take the quiz here.

Paint a Family Portrait

Learn more about Leslie Barlow’s free MAEP exhibit “Within, Between, and Beyond” and be inspired to create your own family portrait.

Download a puzzle and a coloring sheet designed in collaboration between Leslie Barlow and Midwest Mixed.