Family Day

Family Day: Art for Good

Saturday Aug 19, 2017 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM This is a past program

Make art, make an impact. Our free, annual family festival fills the museum with art, music, improv, performances, and more. 

Artist-led Workshops

Make manifesto tea towels with Tanya Aguiñiga and contribute to a collective artwork that will be donated to nonprofit organization Heart of Los Angeles.

Repurpose your food waste and walk away with a living sculpture in this composting workshop with Sarita Dougherty.

Join Get Lit—Words Ignite in speaking up for those who aren’t always heard by responding to wordsmiths like Walt Whitman and Kendrick Lamar.

Dream up solutions to a personal or political problem with Jade Gordon.

Discover the stories of objects in the Kentrifican Museum of Culture’s archive with Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle.

Create your own protest posters and sound makers for a peaceful procession throughout the museum with Emily Mast.

Transform into an empathy superhero by making a costume with Jennifer Moon.

Enjoy improv in the galleries with the crew from MuseumProv.

Breathe, stretch, listen, and join together in song with Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs in partnership with Tany Ling and Women’s Center for Creative Work.

Make a fish with Devon Tsuno and discover the importance of the L.A. River’s rich aquatic life.

Help Crayon Collection give free crayon packs to kids who need them by contributing a note or drawing.

Music courtesy of DJ Zo.

Spread cotton candy love with LoveSwirls.

Snacks provided by Pure Growth Organic.

Hammer Kids is made possible through the generosity of the Anthony & Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation.

Hammer Kids also receives support from friends of the Hammer Museum's Kids' Art Museum Project  (K.A.M.P.), an annual family fundraiser. Additional funding is provided by The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation.

Bugaboo graciously supports public school transportation to Family Day.

All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from an anonymous donor.

Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation, and all Hammer members.

The Hammer’s digital presentation of its public programs is made possible by the Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Foundation.