Play Date: Changing the Rules


Ever wish you could change your family’s rules? Get inspiration from contemporary artists including works created with hopes of inspiring new rules for society. Create artworks featuring interests you and your family share, or imagine and portray ‘new rules’ to mix into your family’s everyday life. Catch local musician Alastair Moock’s songs to encourage change in the theater at 2 PM. FAMILY PERFORMANCE Alastair Moock and special guest, his daughter Cleo! | 2 PM BARBARA LEE FAMILY FOUNDATION THEATER Listen to songs that were inspired by a desire for change from past and present times, as well as the stories of how those songs were written. You will be invited to sing along! ART MAKING Our art making activities are designed for children and adults to engage in together. Very young children will need adult guidance. Changing the Rules | 11 AM – 1:30 PM + 2:30–4 PM BANK OF AMERICA ART LAB, 1ST FLOOR Use mixed-media to create art works that invite you to consider and change the rules of your family life in one or more ways. Today’s Art Challenge, Part 2: Tape Lab | 11 AM – 2 PM + 2:30–4 PM COMMON ROOM, 1ST FLOOR Take our art challenge with your family then step into our Tape Lab. Try your hand at constructing organic (or not so organic!) looking art works. IN THE GALLERIES Our galleries are open from 10 AM to 5 PM. ICA Visitor Assistants are always ready to listen to your ideas, answer your questions, and lend support during your gallery visits. Look for staff dressed in black wearing Ask Me buttons. Books and Looks | 10:45, 11:15 +11:45 AM POSS FAMILY MEDIATHEQUE Staff led picture book readings explore themes related art on view or architecture. Best for ages 3-8 and adults together. Today’s Art Challenge: Part 1 | 10 AM – 3 PM TARA DONOVAN’S NEBULOUS, 4TH FLOOR GALLERIES Pick-up our art challenge from family program’s staff in the 1st floor lobby, prepare to be surprised then visit Nebulous by artist Tara Donovan. For Part 2 of the art challenge, stop by the Common Room on the 1st floor to create your own remarkable drawings and sculptures. Casual Family Tours | 2–4 PM Meet up with our floating tour guide and take a mini-tour focusing on art works you and your family choose. Family Pop-up Talks | 2:45, 3:15 + 3:45 PM Staff facilitated discussions for kids and adults focus on finding out more about artists and art work. Play Dates are sponsored by Vivien and Alan Hassenfeld and the Hassenfeld Family Foundation. Photo by Kristyn Ulanday

Sat June 30, 2018 10:00 am To Sat - June 30, 2018
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