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Family Day: Junk Monster

Free For Families
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
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Families participate in artist led projects during Family Day: Mega Tiny Mar 9, 2019
Photo: Tori Rice, © MCA Chicago
Artwork produced by MCA Family Day participants installed by artist Derric Clemmons on a building at 90th St. and Mackinaw Ave. in Chicago
Photo courtesy of the artist
The Gharib family participates in an artist led project during Family Day: Mega Tiny Mar 9, 2019
Photo: Tori Rice, © MCA Chicago

About

Where does the junk in our world come from and where does it go? Play with the absurdity of producing and consuming stuff with Chicago artists.

Play a game about landfills with the WasteShed.

Use recycled materials to make public art with Derric Clemmons.

Explore the galleries through movement with Ione Sanders.

Shake a box of stuff to make a beautiful painting with the Gharib family.

And more.

Family Days 2019–20

Join us the second Saturday of every month through the spring, from 11 am–3 pm. See below for a list of dates:

October 12
November 9
December 14
January 11
February 8
March 14
April 11
May 9

Funding

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