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Banner artwork reads 'FREEDOM FROM AND FREEDOM TO IMPROVISATIONAL CROSS-MEDIUM EVENT' with eleven black and yellow bodies dancing or playing instruments
Photo by: Cristal Sabbagh

Family Day: Showtime

Free For Families

Enjoy free admission while taking part in workshops and performances, all designed and led by Chicago artists.

Artist-Led Performances

Freedom From and Freedom To

Watch movement and sound performers fuse their diverse artistic backgrounds and practices to create unique interactive experiences. The audience is invited to randomly select a combination of artists, who will then perform together.

Interact with Chicago-based dancers and musicians as they come together in a celebration of movement and sound and improvise new worlds together.

Kovler Atrium
11 am–1 pm

Drag Queen Story Hour

Join Drag Queens Mrs. Yuka Layme and America Powers for story performances and dance breaks.

The Commons
1–2 pm: Miss Yuka (English and American Sign Language Interpreter)
2–3 pm: America Powers (Spanish)

Color and Play

Immerse yourself in coloring and play with coloring pages and toys provided by the MCA.

The Commons
11 am–3 pm

Credits and Funding

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