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10:00 am Family 2nd Sunday presents Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Rat
Family 2nd Sunday presents Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Rat
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Family 2nd Sunday presents Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Rat
Drop in for a full day of family-friendly programs. Free, suggested $10 donation. Family 2nd Sundays are sponsored by the Museum Council.  10:00 a.m. Art Museum Babies. Ages 0–2. 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Chinese New Year–inspired Art Activities. 11:30 a.m. Lion Dance and Folk Dance Troupes Perform. 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Chinese Calligraphy and Dough Figuring. 1:30 p.m. Demonstration by CACC Yo-Yo Club followed by Feature Performance.
10:00 am Family 2nd Sundays
Family 2nd Sundays
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Family 2nd Sundays
Drop-in on second Sundays for a full day of programs designed for families. Additional programming and performances on select 2nd Sundays. 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Ages 0–2 and their grownups. Art Museum Babies – Join us for circle time with songs, sensory play, and a baby-friendly visit with a special work of art. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Young Artist Storytime – Begin with a story reading in Kids’ Corner followed by an interactive tour through two galleries and creating a work of art. Ages 2–6 and their grownups. 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. All families. Lunch Bunch –...
1:00 pm Public Tours
Public Tours
Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection. Saturdays and Sundays Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m. Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m. Tours are free with admission.
2:00 pm Public Tours
Public Tours
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection. Saturdays and Sundays Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m. Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m. Tours are free with admission.
8:00 pm Performance: Joel Ross Good Vibes
Performance: Joel Ross Good Vibes
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm
Performance: Joel Ross Good Vibes
“…Ross’ precocious creativity, facility, and confidence were downright shocking. His style is so unique and developed that it changed my image of the vibraphone itself. Though his musicality [shone] through brightly, I was most impressed by the revolutionary way in which he approached the physicality of the instrument, reworking classic limitations as creative allowances.” Chicago native Joel Ross has performed with historic and seasoned artists – Herbie Hancock, Louis Hayes, Christian McBride, and Stefon Harris – as well as with cutting-edge contemporaries like Ambrose Akinmusire, Gerald Clayton, and Marquis Hill. Twice selected as a Thelonious Monk Institute National All-Star and...
10:30 am Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories
Feb 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up. Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more. Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie...
7:00 pm Artini
Artini
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Artini
Unwind on a Friday night sipping an adult beverage and getting in touch with your creative side. In this laid-back workshop students will complete a work of art inspired by Museum exhibitions. Instructor: Amanda Kamen. Must be 21 or older to participate. Register: November
1:00 pm Public Tours
Public Tours
Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection. Saturdays and Sundays Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m. Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m. Tours are free with admission.
2:00 pm Public Tours
Public Tours
Feb 15 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection. Saturdays and Sundays Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m. Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m. Tours are free with admission.