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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.  Free admission and activities are underwritten by MMA Education Partner Arconic Foundation/Whitehall Operations.

 

 

SUPER SATURDAYS
Free Family Fun Days on 2nd Saturdays of the month (except June), 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Saturday, March 11, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Illustration Super Saturday
Picture Books = Portable Art
Illustrators/Authors = Real People
Join us to celebrate all of those great artists that make portable art for little people, especially Yuyi Morales and her illustrations for Thunder Boy Jr.
10:00 am & 1:00 pm Film: Wind in the Willows: A Tale of Two Toads
(90 mins.) This award winning animated film brings a classic children’s book to life. Follow an unlikely crew of creatures as they outsmart the sneaky weasel.
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Guided Tours
Explore Thunder Boy Jr: The Illustrations of Yuyi Morales with a Museum docent.
11:00 am – 2:00 pm Make & Take
Taking inspiration from the various textures that Yuyi uses in her illustrations, we will layer our artwork with a variety of textures.

Saturday, April 14, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Express Yourself Super Saturday
Student artists and visitors are some of our most important VIPs; you are the next generation of art lovers! So come on in to this Super Saturday and explore art created by Muskegon County student artists.
10:00 am & 1:00 pm Film: The Brave Little Toaster
(90 mins.) Join this funny little group of everyday appliances as they face trouble in the big city. The fearless leader of the group is the toaster! How will he rally his friends to overcome the many obstacles they face?
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Guided Tours
Visit Expressions Student Art Exhibition with a Museum docent.
11:00 – 2:00 pm Make & Take
Choose your medium! Ms. Ronace will have a selection of materials on hand for our budding artists to create with. What’s your favorite medium?

Saturday, May 12, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Metal Works Super Saturday
Metal working has ancient roots that can be traced back thousands of years. Explore the work of two contemporary artists who combine traditional metal working techniques and new innovate methods for creating their art.
10:00 am & 1:00 pm Film: How to Train Your Dragon
(98 mins.)Follow Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III on his mission to capture a dragon—that is until he finds himself befriending this strange creature.
10:00 am – noon Artist Demo with David Huang
11:00 – 2:00 pm Make & Take
Explore metal working techniques and properties with a very common medium, Play Dough®!
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Guided Tours
Experience The Poetry of Metal: David Barnhill and David Huang with a museum docent.