Family Day: Adventurers

Free For Families

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Cream Co. at the MCA, 2014
Photo: Sasha Earle
Creatures by Eda Yorulmazoglu
Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago


Discover natural and imaginary landscapes.


Eda Yorulmazoglu
Camp out with other-worldly creatures.
2nd-floor Atrium

Axis Lab
Connect around the world with tea.
2nd-floor Commons

Cream Co.
Adopt a spider plant traveler.
3rd-floor Crown Family Room

Claire Arctander
Make a map of what matters.
4th-floor lobby

And more!

Family Days are the second Saturday of every month through the spring, from 11 am–3 pm. This season, join us for this year's final Family Day on May 12. Enjoy free admission while taking part in workshops, open studio sessions, gallery tours, and performances, all designed and led by Chicago artists.

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A woman lifts a young boy to help him plant a handmade flag in a large-scale model of a planet.
Participants at MCA Family Day staking their flag on the moon, Jan 10, 2015
Photo: Joshua Longbrake, © MCA Chicago


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

Additional generous support is provided by Bai Brands.