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Family Day: ‘Tis the Season

Sat, Dec 11, 2010

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Gersen family
Family Day, Dec 11, 2010
© MCA Chicago, 2010

Shared art experiences. New every time.

Admission is free for families with children 12 and under.
Activities are appropriate for all ages.
It is a season of many celebrations. Using contemporary art and your ideas as inspiration, explore what it means to celebrate!Creation Station: Intertwined
2nd floor atrium
Discover colorful and textured fabrics that evoke holiday memories. Artist Kristin Sabatino helps your family create a collaborative artwork that ties together all that you share this season.

Creation Station: Treasure in a Bottle
Education Center
Capture what is special for you about your favorite holidays by creating a glass capsule of treasured images with artist Dominique Enriquez.

Performance: Taiko Drummers
4th floor atrium: 1 pm
Is music a part of your family’s holiday celebration? Experience a 30-minute performance of Taiko Drummers. Listen as their rhythms fill the museum space.

Look & Learn
4th floor lobby
Celebrations are filled with ornaments. Look at an artwork by contemporary artist Kim MacConnel, think about how decorations make things special, and create your own design.

Scavenger Hunt
2nd and 4th floor galleries
Solve riddles as you look at artworks that have festive elements. Once your search is complete, stop by one of the registration tables to claim your prize.