Family Day

Learn about the art and artists of Bechtler Collection and engage imaginations during Family Day at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. Participate in hands-on art activities, special museum tours and more.

Time and Admission

Family Day events are held from noon to 4:30 p.m. and are designed for drop-in attendance. Admission is free for children and $8 for all others.

2016-2017 Dates and Themes

October 15, 2016

Create fantasy skyscapes in the style of Joan Miró. Also, glitter glue mosaics and jewelry-making activities.

February 11, 2017

Celebrate Valentines Day with hand made cards. Get abstract by making torn paper collages in the style of Ialo Valenti; and create sketch portraits in the style of Alberto Giacometti. 

May 13, 2017

Explore the kinetic sculptures of Jean Tinguely using gear stencils and watercolor pencils.   


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