TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 / 11 AM – 4 PM

Family Events

Staycation: Treasures in Your Town

3/18/2017 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Join us for a Staycation, the second Saturday of spring break. Bring your kids, friends, and family for an engaging experience that will spark curiosity and imagination! Drop-in for a unique hands-on activity or explore the museum with a treasure hunt.

The exhibition Alchemy: Transformations in Gold is all about the use of gold in art, and we will lead a day’s worth of dazzling adventures for the whole family.

Chef’s Palette, the Art Center Café, will join the fun with a special kid’s menu.

Drop-in any time for free, hands-on activities in the lobby.

  • Engrave golden charms
  • Hunt for treasures in the Art Center galleries
  • Transform a penny
  • Create a golden greeting card

Live event schedule

11 am and 1:30 pm / Family music performance in the auditorium

1 – 2:30 pm / Caricature artist in the lobby

3 – 3:30 pm / Gold in children’s literature in the galleries

2017-03-18 10:00:00 2017-03-18 16:00:00 America/Chicago Staycation: Treasures in Your Town Join us for a Staycation, the second Saturday of spring break. Bring your kids, friends, and family for an engaging experience that will spark curiosity and imagination! Drop-in for a unique hands-on activity or explore the museum with a treasure hunt. The exhibition Alchemy: Transformations in Gold is all about the use of gold in art, and we will lead a day’s worth of dazzling adventures for the whole family. Chef’s Palette, the Art Center Café, will join the fun with a special kid’s menu. Drop-in any time for free, hands-on activities in the lobby. Engrave golden charms Hunt for treasures in the Art Center galleries Transform a penny Create a golden greeting card Live event schedule 11 am and 1:30 pm  / Family music performance in the auditorium 1 – 2:30 pm /  Caricature artist in the lobby 3 – 3:30 pm  / Gold in children’s literature in the galleries Staycation: Treasures in Your Town

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