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FREE ARTS! FAMILY DAY

Enjoy free admission from noon to 4 pm on the third Sunday of every month! Each monthly Free Arts! Family Days explores a new theme through a S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art and math) lens, giving families time to interact and create something inspired by that month’s topic. All activities are designed to be accessible for young visitors while also engaging the young at heart. Free Arts! Family Days use each monthly focus to encourage creativity and collaboration among families and friends.

 

We hope to see you there!

January Theme: Community Under Construction

with Introspective Guest Artist

Adrienne Chadwick

Sunday, January 16, 2022

Gallery Open: noon - 4 pm

Create a model representation of your very own neighborhood with recycled materials, inspired by artist Adrienne Chadwick. Meet the artist and view her original artwork featured in the exhibit Introspective: A Reckoning of the Soul.

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About the Artist:

Adrienne Chadwick was born in Toronto, Canada, with origins in Belize, Central America, and lives and works in Hollywood, Florida. Her mixed media installations utilize accumulation, repetition, and translucence to express ideas related to power and resistance, in society and nature. Select group exhibitions include: “In Tandem” (2021) and “Radio Silence” (2019) Far Gallery, Fort Lauderdale; “The Tree, Is the Porch, Is the Watering Hole” (2020) African American Research Library and Cultural Center, Fort Lauderdale; “Local Global Borderless Caribbean XII” (2020) Little Haiti Cultural Complex, Miami, FL; “Clay” (2019) and “Concrete Jungle: Narrative of Presence” (2020) Bridge Red Studios, North Miami; “The Other Half of the Sky” (2019) Girls’ Club, Fort Lauderdale. Chadwick received a BFA from New World School of the Arts and an MPA from Nova Southeastern University.

adriennechadwick.com @adriennechadwick

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SAVE THE DATE!
Sunday, January 16, 2022

Community Under Construction
Design and construct your own unique neighborhood inspired by
the work of artist Adrienne Chadwich, who is featured in our current exhibit,  Introspective: A Reckoning of the Soul.  

Sunday, Feburary 20, 2022

Chromatic Fantastic! 
Create your very own thaumatrope, 
or “wonder turner,” that combines optical illusion, motion and amazement. 

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Art in Motion

Create your very own thaumatrope, or “wonder turner,” that combines optical illusion, motion and amazement.

Saturday, April 16, 2022*

Earth Day Eco-Journal
Create your own field guide notebook to document your creative nature discoveries in honor of Earth Day on Friday, April 22, 2022. 

*Note: Due to Easter, Free Arts Family Day will be heldon the 
3rd Saturday of April.

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Foiled Again!Explore anatomy and engineering as we make our very own Giacometti-inspired aluminum foil figures. 

Dates and Activities Subject to Change

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Exhibition On View:

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December Theme: Wrap Up 2021!

Put a unique twist on gift-giving by creating your own homemade wrapping paper.

Create your own unique wrapping paper just in time to wrap up 2021. With the right tools you can give your family and friends a gift swaddled in your own inspired packaging! 

November Theme: Feel The Beat!

If you listen closely, you can hear unique rhythms made from the sounds all around you. We walk to the beat of our own drum every day so let’s come together to create unique percussion instruments inspired by the Japanese den-den daiko drum.

October Theme: Anything is Fossil-able!

There is so much to learn about fossils when we dig deep enough. We will discover how these ancient rocks are formed and what the preserved signs of life can tell us about the past. Grab your fossil-loving friends and family and explore how different objects can leave its own unique mark with us as you make your own artistic imprint to take home.

September Theme: Be a Honey to Bees

Did you know that September is National Honey Month? Celebrate the tiny, hardworking honeybees who create the sweet treat with us! Bring your whole hive so you can work together to make an inspired bee-watering station fit for a queen - bee, that is.