NexGen Family Days

Family Days

Andell Family Sundays
12:30–3:30 pm | Free, see locations below
Join Sunday programs designed especially for families. Make art, explore the museum, or join a bilingual gallery tour. Most of all—have fun!

From Quilts to Kimonos

September 7, 14, 21, 28 | 12:30 pm
Discover LACMA's extraordinary collection of textiles throughout the museum. Find quilts, clothing, and even kimonos in the galleries. Take inspiration from the works on view, then design your own textile creations. 
Los Angeles Times Central Court | Free and open to the public

Draw It!

October 5, 12, 19, 26 | 12:30 pm
Drawing is one of the most basic methods of making art. Check out traditional and nontraditional drawings, such as Edward Moses's Rose Screen, for inspiration. Experiment with different drawing materials and techniques in artist-led workshops.

Special on October 12: Join Hervé Tullet, New York Times bestselling picture book author, as he reads from his new book, Mix It Up! and paints with families to create a giant collaborative floor mural.
Los Angeles Times Central Court | Free and open to the public

Story of Two Cities

November 2, 9, 16 | 12:30 pm
Experiment with different drawing materials and techniques in artist-led workshops. Check out the special exhibitions Edward Biberman, Abbot Kinney and the Story of Venice and The Painted City: Art from Teotihuacan to see how art can tell the story of a city. Paint a mural inspired by Venice and Teotihuacan in this workshop.

Be sure to visit BCAM to see more than one thousand miniature cars zooming through Chris Burden's kinetic sculpture, Metropolis II, which is in action every Sunday at the following times: 10:30–11:30 am; 12:30–1:30 pm; 2:30–3:30 pm; 4:30–5:30 pm.

Andell Family Sundays is supported by Andrew and Ellen Hauptman and the Hauptman Family Foundation and the John B. and Nelly Llanos Kilroy Foundation. Outreach and transportation for Andell Family Sundays are supported by Tally and Bill Mingst. 


Target Free Holiday Mondays

Martin Luther King, Jr Day
Monday, January 19, 2015 | 11 am–5 pm | *Free, tickets required
Visitors of all ages are invited to a free day at the museum, with bilingual tours, free programs, art-making activities, and live music at 12:30 and 2:45 pm.

*Does not include admission to Samurai: Japanese Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection and Nature and The American Vision: The Hudson River School.
* To ensure a safe and pleasant visitor experience, tickets to the Boone Children's Gallery on Target Free Holiday Monday will be timed and distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Pick up your free timed ticket in the Boone Children's Gallery on the day of the event. Timed tickets allow for a thirty minute visit.


Education Department | English: 323 857-6512 | Spanish: 323 857-6504 | educate@lacma.org

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