Hammer Blog

  • Family Day: A Recap

    Family Day: A Recap

    Families made a statement last Saturday here at the Hammer: art-making, dancing and discovery are for EVERYONE. We welcomed over 1,600 visitors to this year’s Family Day: Community Studio, a program celebrating the risk-taking and discovery that takes place in the artist’s studio.

  • Improvising at Family Day

    Improvising at Family Day

    When Olivia Fales, academic programs assistant at the Hammer, asked me for leads on Improv Artists for an upcoming Family Day, I blurted “ME, my team!” There was no hesitation, no thinking twice. The default for good improvisers is “yes, and.” A Museum Educator for ten years and improviser for four, I have long wished for a way to blend my two loves but didn’t quite know how. Being on a team with the best group of players imaginable, I knew it would be not only be possible, but fun to tackle.