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Mar
10
Sat
Second Saturdays: Words & Pictures
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Second Saturdays for Families:
Words & Pictures

How do words and pictures work together to tell a story? Explore stories from history and add your own illustrations. Museum admission is free during Second Saturdays activities. Presented in partnership with The Amistad Center for Art & Culture.

Free Family Tours:
ABCs: Art, Books, Connections, 10:30–11am
Ask About Art, 11am–noon
Eyes on Art Family Tour, 11:30am–noon

 

Second Saturdays for Families is funded by Aetna. Additional support is provided by the Tinty Foundation; the Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee; and the George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation, Bank of American, N.A., and Alan S. Parker, Co-Trustees. Program supplies are generously donated by S&S Worldwide.

 

Mar
24
Sat
Film: Coraline
Mar 24 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Coraline

Join us for a family film series celebrating the special exhibition Gorey’s Worlds. Free admission for kids!

CORALINE

An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home life—but it has sinister secrets.

2009. USA. 100 min. Rated PG. Directed by Henry Selick. Starring Dakota Fanning.

 

Preceded by a 1:15pm exhibition tour of Gorey’s Worlds.

Adult Film Tickets:
$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
$7 Members
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

 

Mar
31
Sat
Film: Corpse Bride
Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Corpse Bride

Join us for a family film series celebrating the special exhibition Gorey’s Worlds. Free admission for kids!

CORPSE BRIDE

When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her.

2005. USA. 77. Rated PG. Directed by Tim Burton. Starring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, and Emily Watson.

Preceded by a 1:15pm exhibition tour of Gorey’s Worlds.

Adult Film Tickets:
$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
$7 Members
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

Apr
7
Sat
Film: Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

Join us for a family film series celebrating the special exhibition Gorey’s Worlds. Free admission for kids!

LEMONY SNICKET’S A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS

When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents’ vast fortune.

2004. USA. 108 min. Rated PG. Directed by Brad Siberling. Starring Jim Carrey, Jude Law, and Meryl Streep.

 

Film Tickets:
$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
$7 Members
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

 

Apr
14
Sat
Second Saturdays: Paper Theater
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Second Saturdays for Families:
Paper Theater

Take the stage! Explore theatrical scenes in Gorey’s Worlds, then collaborate with a local artist to create a cross-hatched paper costume and participate in a paper puppetry workshop. Museum admission is free during Second Saturdays activities.

Free Family Tours:
ABCs: Art, Books, Connections, 10:30–11am
Ask About Art, 11am–noon
Eyes on Art Family Tour, 11:30am–noon

 

Second Saturdays for Families is funded by Aetna. Additional support is provided by the Tinty Foundation; the Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee; and the George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation, Bank of American, N.A., and Alan S. Parker, Co-Trustees. Program supplies are generously donated by S&S Worldwide.

May
12
Sat
Second Saturdays: Sculpt-a-thon!
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Second Saturdays for Families:
Sculpt-a-thon!

What materials can you use to create a sculpture? Talk to a docent about sculptures of all sizes in the galleries, watch a demonstration, and create a 3-D masterpiece to take home. Museum admission is free during Second Saturdays activities.

Free Family Tours:
ABCs: Art, Books, Connections, 10:30–11am
Ask About Art, 11am–noon
Eyes on Art Family Tour, 11:30am–noon

 

Second Saturdays for Families is funded by Aetna. Additional support is provided by the Tinty Foundation; the Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee; and the George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation, Bank of American, N.A., and Alan S. Parker, Co-Trustees. Program supplies are generously donated by S&S Worldwide.

 

Jun
9
Sat
Juneteenth Family Day: Strength in Community
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Explore what makes a house a home, what makes a neighborhood beautiful, and what makes a community strong. Enjoy family-friendly performances, art-making, tours, and more! Free admission.

Presented in partnership with The Amistad Center for Art & Culture.