Saturday, February 17
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Free Admission
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Free Family Programming
Join the Bechtler and artist Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson for a free day of art, creativity, and all-ages family fun as we celebrate the opening of "Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson: Infinite Space, Sublime Horizons." Explore Jónsson's stunning watercolors and large-scale paintings created on a loom that evoke the otherworldly landscape of Iceland, where the artist was born and raised. Enjoy artful conversations and activities with your family!
FAMILY DAY ACTIVITIES
Make Your Own Weaving (Lobby)
Try your hand at weaving using yarn handheld looms and create a mini artwork to take home!
Ask an Artist (Fourth-Floor Gallery)
Meet artist Hildur Jónsson and hear about the inspiration behind her artwork. Then ask her your questions! Each talk is 30-minutes and takes place at 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, and 12:30 PM.
Family Activity Guide: Places and Spaces (Galleries)
Pick up a family activity guide at the front desk and explore the entire museum through fun prompts and conversation!