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Gallery Activities and Tours

Open to all members. Activities and programs for ages 4 and up take place throughout the Museum. Create art, enjoy an interactive performance, go on a kid-friendly tour, and more. Admission is based on your membership privileges.

Member Family Day: Contemporary Creations

Family Tours
Sharf Visitor Center
10:30 am, Noon, 1:30 pm
Join us for a kid-friendly tour of contemporary art. Tours last 30 minutes. Great for all ages!

Story Hour
Gallery 262
11 am
Drop in to enjoy stories about art from around the world. Great for toddlers. Stay for one story or the whole hour.    

Performance: Super Cool Beans
Riley Seminar Room, 156
1 pm
Free tickets required (available from 12: 45 pm in Riley Seminar Room 156;  first come, first served). 
Super Cool Beans are ready to bring their freshly grown brand of interactive entertainment to a new crop of sprouts. Come along and learn super cool dance moves!

ART-MAKING ACTIVITIES
10:30 am–2:30 pm

Line It Up!
Gallery 265
Take a look at the colorful lines in Jason Middlebrook’s giant mural “Tread Lightly.” Then, make your own line art with tape.   

Burst of Color
Gallery 168
Get inspired by the exhibition “Shinique Smith: BRIGHT MATTER.” In the studio, dive into fabrics, paper, and more to create your own artwork bursting with color and texture!

Paint Tricks
Druker 159
Check out David Hockney’s Garrowby Hill, then head to the studio to paint your own colorful and textured painted landscape.

This event is part of Member Guest Days.

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Not a member and want to attend? Join today and enjoy this and dozens of other free programs and events every month—with MFA membership, there’s always more than meets the eye.