Kids rule the ICA the last Saturday of every month, when the museum fills up with fun, creative, and even zany activities for kids and adults to do together. Take a look at the ICA Collection, sketch the view, catch a family pop-up talk, and a puppet performance. The Gottabees return to the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater, performing Squirrel Stole My Underpants at 1:00 pm, featuring live music, the wordless puppet show is sure to captivate kids and adults alike. Create puppets based on your family members, favorite family stories and related characters, then use our mini-theaters to act out your stories. Choose from a variety of tools and materials to create drawings of the Boston Harbor view or draw from your imagination. The art-making activities are designed for children and adults to do together. Enjoy contemporary art, talk to our Visitor Assistants about artworks you see, try our Gallery Games, listen to stories, sketch, take a mini-tour with our a family tour guide, or participate in a family pop-up talk. Look for today’s tour guide in our fourth-floor galleries then choose a few artworks to get to know more about together. Admission is FREE for up to 2 adults per family when accompanied by children ages 12 and under. Youth 17 and under are always admitted free to the ICA. All ages welcome; programs best suited for ages 6 and older.
PLAY DATE: ALL KINDS OF STORIES is hosted by ICA – Institute of Contemporary Art, 100 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA on Saturday, May 26, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Children ages 3 to 5, try out a ballet class with an instructor from the José Mateo Ballet Theatre. Creative Dance develops each child’s coordination, motor skills, listening skills, creative voice, and awareness of self and others. Participation is limited to 20 children per session. Children are welcome to attend all sessions, but repeat attendance is not required.
Enjoy the Creative Dance with José Mateo Ballet Theatre at West End Branch of the Boston Public Library, 151 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114 on Friday, May 25, 2018 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am.