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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.

December 12, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Ice Super Saturday
BRRRRRR… It’s cold out there! Come in, warm up, and celebrate all the things we love about a Michigan winter.
11:00 am & 1:00 pm  Film: Ice Age
(81 mins.) Join this silly group of prehistoric critters as they try to reunite an orphan with his true parents.
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Make & Take
Create your own frosty winter scene with watercolor, salt, and snowflakes.
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Guided Tours
Stroll through winter scenes in the MMA’s collection with an MMA docent.
12:00 – 2:00 pm
Visit a REAL Reindeer In the lawn between the MMA and Hackley Public Library

January 9, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sculpture Super Saturday
An abundance of creative sculpture are in the current exhibitions The Public Life of Richard Hunt and Common Ground—from Richard Hunt’s abstract works to John Wilson’s realistic Father and Son. Join us to explore sculpture in its many forms.
11:00 am & 1:00 pm  Film: A Man Named Pearl
(78 mins.) This inspiring film tells the story of how Pearl Fryar, a self-taught topiary (plant sculpture) artist, became the first African American in his Bishopville, South Carolina neighborhood to win the prized “yard of the month” award.
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Guided Tours
Explore Common Ground and The Public Life of Richard Hunt with an MMA docent.
11:00 am – 2:00 pm Make & Take
Use geometric forms to create your own sculpture inspired by the works of Richard Hunt.

February 13, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mini Masterpieces Super Saturday
See how tiny artworks pack a punch in the Postcard Salon and the MMA’s permanent collection.
10:00 am & 1:00 pm Film: The Borrowers
(75 mins.) A miniature family takes up residency in the walls of a house to save it from demolition.
11:00 am – 2:00 pm Make & Take
Make your own mini masterpiece.
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Guided Tours
Explore the works in the Postcard Salon with an MMA docent.