Family Day: Invisible

Free (for families)


Make art that’s out of sight at this Family Day, inspired by Kerry James Marshall: Mastry.



  • 11 am–3 pm
    Meet astronomer/artist Jose Francisco Salgado, learn about the science of stars and outer space, and map your own galaxy.
  • 11 am–1 pm
    Find performances by Chicago Sinfonietta’s Project Inclusion Ensemble throughout the museum
  • 1–3 pm
    MCA artists in residence Eighth Blackbird team up with Chicago Academy for the Arts high school musicians to perform original compositions inspired by Kerry James Marshall: Mastry.

Throughout the day:

  • Help make disappearing and reappearing artworks
  • Hunt for hidden images
  • See the unseen *Watch a selection of videos inspired by today's theme *Become a card-carrying member of the Library of Invisible Stories
  • And more!

Featured image

MCA Family Day, Feb 14, 2015 Photo: Joshua Longbrake © MCA Chicago


Support for family programs is provided in part through the MCA Women’s Board Family Education Initiative.