• Free Family Day at Monterey Museum of Art, Sat., Aug. 16

    Explore, create and play in the galleries while discovering the world of art. Admission is free.

    The Monterey Museum of Art (MMA La Mirada) invites families to explore, create and play in the galleries free of charge on Saturday, August 16, 2014, 11 am to 4 pm, at the Monterey Museum of Art’s La Mirada location, 720 Via Mirada, Monterey, CA. www.montereyart.org.

    As part of the MMA’s commitment to reaching children and families throughout Monterey County with accessible cultural experiences, the Museum is offering a full slate of activities for all ages designed for fun, learning and connecting with art and community. Explore, create and play in the galleries while discovering the world of art. This Family Day is inspired by the current exhibition, The Spirit of Motion: Photographs by Michael Furman and Automotive Jewelry and SHIFT: Five Decades of Contemporary California Painting, and celebrates the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, the world’s premier celebration of the automobile.

    Activities for all ages include:

    11:00 am – 3:00 pm: Texture Exploration art project

    11:00 am – 3:00 pm: Fantasy Car Jewelry art project

    1:00 – 1:30 pm: Art Chat with a Museum Educator

    2:00 pm and 3:00 pm: Storytelling

    Scavenger Hunt

    Book Nook

    Plus, enter a raffle to win a Big Toys Feber Ferrari California 12V Battery Powered Car!

    Refreshments & snacks available for purchase.

    Free Family Days at the Monterey Museum of Art are supported by a generous grant from the Pebble Beach Company Foundation.  Upcoming Free Family Days: September 14 and November 1, 2014 at MMA La Mirada.

    For more information call 831.372.5477 x 109 or visit www.montereyart.org

    Monterey Museum of Art Parking:

    MMA La Mirada: The Monterey Museum of Art–La Mirada offers limited on-site complimentary parking. Additional complimentary parking located at Monterey Peninsula College Lot A. With limited street parking, please be considerate of our neighbors and observe city of Monterey No Parking zones.

    Museum Hours:
    MMA La Mirada: Thursday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm, Friday-Monday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
    MMA Pacific Street: Thursday-Monday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

     

    posted to Cedar Street Times on August 13, 2014

    Topics: Front PG News

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