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Family Day: Art as Activism

Family Day: Art as Activism
Sat, Jan 12, 2018

Guest creating a protest sign

Explore the works on view as part of About Face and after, visit The Studio to learn about how contemporary artists have inspired action. Drop in between 1:00 - 4:00 pm to create your own artwork inspired by current political or social issues to take home using the materials provided. Activities can be enjoyed by all ages.

Activist art is a term used to describe art that is grounded in the act of 'doing' and addresses political or social issues.

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should contact Megan Bylsma, Associate Director, at 616.454.7000 x11 or at least 72 hours in advance.