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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/Whitehall Operations.

SUPER SATURDAYS
Super Saturday admission and activities are free.

March 12, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Selfies Super Saturday
Selfie is just a short term for self-portrait, a word we use often at the Museum. Join us to discover how various artists use their own images and experiences for expression. This Finding Common Ground program focuses on African American artists Faith Ringgold and Bryan Collier. Admission and activities are free. Super Saturdays are underwritten by MMA Education Partner, Alcoa Foundation/Whitehall Operations.
11:00 am & 1:00 pm Film
Faith Ringgold: The Last Story Quilt (28 mins.) Learn about what inspires artist Faith Ringgold in her work and how she encourages young people to use their experiences to create their own works of art.
11:00 am–1:00 pm Guided Exhibition Tour
Explore I, Too, Am America: The Art of Bryan Collier with a Museum docent.
11:00 am–2:00 pm Make & Take
Get inspired by Bryan Collier’s collages and imagine what your America looks like. Is it a selfie of you? Is it a collage of your neighborhood or home? We will use the collage technique to express your view.

April 9, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Action Figure Super Saturday
Zoom, zap, or fly your way into the MMA for this action-packed Super Saturday. We will explore all things that have lots of action and movement. Visitors are welcome to dress as their favorite action figures or, even better, make one up! Admission and activities are free. Super Saturdays are underwritten by MMA Education Partner, Alcoa Foundation/Whitehall Operations.
11:00 am & 1:30 pm Film
The Avengers (143 mins.) Watch your favorite action heroes as they learn to work together as team in order to conquer the evil Loki.
11:00 am–1:00 pm Guided Look
Superheroes move fast! Find works of art in the MMA’s permanent collection that show lots of movement.
11:00 am–2:00 pm Make & Take
Invent and create your own mini superhero. Don’t forget the best part—what is your superhero’s super power?

May 14, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Horse Super Saturday
There will be lots of horsing around at this fun-filled Super Saturday. Admission and activities are free. Super Saturdays are underwritten by MMA Education Partner, Alcoa Foundation/Whitehall Operations.
11:00 am & 1:00 pm Film
Flicka (110 mins.) Join Katy as she works on training a mustang named Flicka. Along the way, find out what Katy learns about her new horse and herself.
11:00 am–2:00 pm Make & Take
Craft your own horse with pipe cleaners and yarn.
11:00 am–1:00 pm Guided Look
Learn about Blue Lily by Deborah Butterfield—a new, beloved, horse sculpture in the MMA’s permanent collection.