Family Day: Hypertext

Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 11 am – 3 pm

220 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611

Chicago artists transform the museum for children and their grown-ups. Play with the power of language in projects inspired by Direct Message: Art, Language, and Power.

This Family Day, play with the power of language.


Ongoing (11 am–3 pm)

Gallery Lab
Translate work into dance.

Blok by Blok
Participate in interviews and make beats for a podcast.

Sadie Woods
Make protest songs on music boxes.

Free Street Pocket Con
Explore comicbooks by artists of color.

Family Days are free monthly programs for kids and their grown-ups. Enjoy free admission while taking part in workshops, open-studio sessions, gallery tours, and performances, all designed and led by Chicago artists.

Family Days are organized by Grace Needlman, Manager of Youth and Family Programs, and Emily Gallaugher, Coordinator of Family, Youth, School, and Teacher Programs.


Image: Families participate in projects led by Chicago artists in the October 13, 2018 Family Day: Short Circuit. Photo: Victoria Bornstein, © MCA Chicago