Family Day: Maze-Maker

Free For Families
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Featured images

Screenshot of Art Game by Pippin Barr, 2013. Courtesy of the artist and VGA Gallery
Derric Clemmons, installation on Macias Produce Grocery Store, Chicago, IL. Photo courtesy of the artist
Participants at MCA Family Day April 13, 2019 Photo: Grace Duval, © MCA Chicago


Chicago artists transform the museum for children and their grown-ups.

Family Day is a place for families of all kinds. This month, build architecture out of patterns.


Ongoing (11 am–3 pm)

Assaf Evron
Collage the city of the future.

Gallery Lab
Record what you notice in the galleries with John Harness and Ione Sanders.

Brendan Fernandes
Dance and play with patterns.

Video Game Art Gallery
Play new video games about art—and design your own.

Derric Clemmons
Create symbols of connection using roofing paper.

Family Days are free monthly programs for kids and their grownups. Enjoy free admission while taking part in workshops, open-studio sessions, gallery tours, and performances, all designed and led by Chicago artists.

Family Days are organized by Grace Needlman, Manager of Youth and Family Programs.


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

Family Days 2019–20

Join us the second Saturday of every month through the spring, from 11 am–3 pm. See below for a list of dates:

October 12
November 9
December 14
January 11
February 8
March 14
April 11
May 9