Family Day: Morph

Free For Families
Families contribute to a giant friendship bracelet with Claire Arctander at an MCA Family Day. Dec 9, 2017. Photo: Grace Needlman.
A one-of-a-kind FrankenToy created at a FrankenToyMobile workshop. Photo courtesy of the FrankenToyMobile.
Participants at MCA Family Day, May 12, 2018. Photo: Meg Noe.

About

Chicago artists transform the museum for kids and their grownups. Shape-shift, change places, and transform.

ARTIST-LED PROJECTS

Ongoing (11 am–3 pm)

FrankenToyMobile: Reuse old toys to make new ones.

Lindsey Barlag Thornton: Embody Enrico David’s sculptures.

Efrén Arcoiris: Create a transforming installation.

Public Prompt: Write questions to MCA staff.

And more!

Family Days are free monthly programs for kids and their grownups. Enjoy free admission while taking part in workshops, open-studio sessions, gallery tours, and performances, all designed and led by Chicago artists.

Join us the second Saturday of every month through the spring, from 11 am to 3 pm. This season’s Family Days are November 10, December 8, January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, and May 11.

Family Days are organized by Grace Needlman, Manager of Youth and Family Programs, and Ellen Chu, Coordinator of Family, Youth, School, and Teacher Programs.

Funding

Support for Family Programs is provided in part by the MCA Women's Board Family Education Initiative.

Additional generous support is provided by Here Foods and Bai Brands.