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Family Festival: Unusual Materials

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

10:00 am – 3:00 pm | Art Kids Studio | South Vaulted Walkway
Play with process and transform everyday objects into art-making tools.


11am – 2pm | Drop-In Gallery Activity | Gallery 310
Discover unusual ingredients (bugs?!) that went into making pigments for paintings in the collection.


11am – 2pm | Drop-In Gallery Activity | Gallery 152
Stroll the gallery and play “Materials Bingo.” Can you spy buttons, corrugated tin and Star Wars figures in the artwork?


11am and 2pm | Material Mysteries with Conservation Staff | Great Stair Hall Balcony
Museum Conservation staff are in-house materials experts, and they often have to identify what materials art is made from. Can you figure it out?

This event is part of the Art Kids program series.


Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States
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