Free Family Day at Minneapolis Institute of Art: Pompom Palooza – Sunday, January 13th

Swing by the Minneapolis Institute of Art the second Sunday of every month for Family Day at Mia, a FREE day of fun at the museum designed for the young and the young-at-heart. This Sunday’s theme is Pompom Palooza with activities taking place from 11 am – 5 pm on Sunday, January 13th.

Weave through the museum on a gallery hunt to find fuzzy works of art, make your own soft sculptures in the studios, and more at this month’s Family Day at Mia!

Art-making: Pompom Palooza with StephenBe
Craft colorful pompoms with the yarn experts from StephenBe.

Art-making: Woven Wonders
Make your own soft sculptures in the studios.

Art-making: Shapescapes
Create a temporary textile pattern using colorful felt.

Gallery Hunt: In a Stitch
Weave through the museum on a gallery hunt to find fiber arts of all kinds.

Preschool Tour: Patterns
11:30AM & 12:30PM
Explore patterns in art on a tour designed especially for little ones.

Artist Demonstration: Hand-spun Yarn
See how a wool straight from the sheep is transformed into yarn with weaver and fiber artist Juan Pablo Pizarro.

Music: Ina Yukka
12:30, 1:30 & 2:30PM
Delight in the sounds of indigenous music from South America.

Mini-Performances and Workshops: BRKFST
Noon, 1 & 2PM
Join breakdancers from BRKFST for a five-minute performance, and then learn some moves of your own!

Art Cart: African Art

Art Cart: Modern Art

Art Cart: Art of the Americas

Tour: Highlights of Mia’s Collection
1, 2 & 3:30PM

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