All activities are free, and most are first come, first served. Some activities require registration.
On the first Saturday of each month the East Building comes alive with art making for all ages, films, pop-up experiences, and more. Learn about upcoming First Saturdays.
Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton
Atrium, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Let’s play together while reading aloud the children’s book Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton in English and Spanish. We welcome all ages, especially our youngest visitors and nursing parents.
Atrium, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
All ages welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult.
First come, first served
Drop-in artmaking is a great way to try your hand at creating art in an informal, relaxed environment. Artmaking activities are designed for all ages and abilities.
Cascade Café, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Become a work of art! Stop by the Cascade Café to get your face painted from The Face Paint Lady Inc.
Fun for Kids
Study Center Atrium, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Curious to know more about the works of art in the museum? Leaf through pages of an exhibition catalog or settle in to read a whole chapter about an artist, movement, or theme, along with quiet activities for kids.
Visitas guiadas en español
Romper las reglas en el arte moderno: desde 1900 hasta la actualidad
Art Information Desk, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
¿Por qué cambiaron radicalmente las reglas de la pintura y la escultura durante el siglo XX? Observaremos atentamente y conversaremos para descubrir cómo los artistas se apartaron de los materiales y los temas tradicionales mientras lidiaban con el mundo moderno.