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Second Saturdays of the month are FREE FAMILY FUN DAYS at the Muskegon Museum of Art!  Each Super Saturday is FREE and features a different theme and coordinating activities.  Sponsored by MMA Education Partner Alcoa Foundation/Howmet.



Watch a film at 10:00 A.M. and 1:00 P.M.
Take a tour with MMA docents 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Create art with Ms. Ronace from 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

September 7, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fall Fantasy Super Saturday

Fall is moving in and with the leaves are blowing! Enjoy a whirl-wind fall fantasy at the MMA. Create whimsical art and check out the fun, dreamy, and fanciful art of Andrea Kowch.
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Guided Tours
Wander Andrea Kowch: Dreams Fields with a museum docent.
10:00 am & 1:00 pm Film
The Never Ending Story (94 mins.)
This magical film is a classic. Learn what happens to Bastian after he is harassed by bullies, and then takes up residences in his school's attic with a book about Fantasia, a world of dragons, racing snails, and other magical creatures.
11:00 am – 2:00 pm Make & Take
First, check out Andrea Kowch’s artwork to see what fun things she adds to her paintings to make them dream-like, then create your own whimsical scene with crayon resist leaf rubbings, and finish with a watercolor wash. 
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October 12, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Jazzy Super Saturday

Dance your way into this musical and artful Super Saturday. Learn about how jazz influenced Romare Bearden’s work and create your own artful musical instrument.
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Guided Tours
Take a journey through Promises of Freedom with a museum docent.
10:00 am & 1:00 pm Film
Romare Bearden: Visual Jazz (28 mins)
This film shows kids how Romare Bearden was influenced by jazz and how it popped up in his art and life.
11:00 am – 2:00 pm Make & Take
Shake and rattle as you construct your own bottle cap tambourine.

November 9, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Ornament Designer Super Saturday

WANTED Ornament Designers! Join our youngest Festival of Trees design team. Create decorating elements for our second (!) Super Saturday Christmas Tree with the guidance of Ms. Ronace. The tree will be part of the Festival of Trees event that starts November 21. Each young designer will receive a free FOT admission ticket!
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Guided Tours
Explore the MMA’s permanent collection with a Museum Docent.
10:00 am & 1:00 pm Film
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (26 mins)
The Whos love Christmas, and the Grinch hates the Whos, so he conspires to keep Christmas from coming. Come check out How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
11:00 am – 2:00 pm Make & Take
Design ornaments, garlands, and more, to adorn our awesome Super Saturday Christmas tree!


 
 
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