January 20

Family Day at The M

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A full day of interactive, creative experiences and artist-led activities for all ages.

Location: Minnesota Museum of American Art

Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

350 Robert Street , Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101

Explore the new M, your playground for creativity and connection, with a day full of fun, interactive experiences and artist-led activities for all ages. Family Days are free and offer interactive, artist-driven experiences for kids of all ages, which animate the entire museum through a theme. 

  • Interactive Storytelling: Main Gallery

       Stories for the Future: Saint Paul Public Library Story Time (English & Spanish)

       2:00 p.m. (Spanish)

       3:00 p.m. (English/ASL interpreted)

       All ages

  • Making & Community Building: Wide Open Studio - Figure: Aki Shibata & Carrie Thompson (All ages): Aki and Carrie have made hundreds of clay figures that need your care. Select a figure, decorate it
  • Sharing Light: Senah Yeboah-Sampong & Witt Siasoco (Ages 6+): Inspired by alchemy, Senah & Witt invite you to make candles with them that hold your wisdom and wishes
  • Together We Weave a Web for Our Wishes, with artists from Weavers Guild of Minnesota (Ages 4+): With Sheila Pepe’s Softly …. Before the Supreme Court as visual inspiration, we learn how to weave a simple web, together, with yarn and other materials
  • Family Guide: The Whole Museum (Age 5+ with help from a reader/writer): Pick up an M Family Guide at the welcome desk in the Reception Hall and find yourself on an adventure through the entire museum


Admission: Free

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Family Day At The M