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Second Sundays

Make memories at the Cleveland Museum of Art
Every second Sunday, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Family Day at the CMA 
Bring your family to the museum every second Sunday of the month from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and enjoy free art making activities and programs for all ages. Explore the museum through dance, music, and hands on projects!

May 10: Kaleidoscope of Color
Enjoy Mother’s Day at the CMA by engaging in non-messy art activities. Make colorful pinwheels and paper flowers—the perfect gift for a special lady. Use collage to make a colorful work of art to display at home. Enjoy experiences in the museum’s collection through the Art Stories storytime program and Art Cart, and get moving with Art in Motion.

June 14: Summer Sojourn
The weather is warming up, and we’re thinking beach! Look for signs of summer in the galleries during a special scavenger hunt. Set sail and make your own miniature cork boats. Dive under the water and create fish, turtles, and shells fit for an octopus’s garden. Enjoy experiences in the museum’s collection through the Art Stories storytime program and Art Cart, and get moving with Art in Motion.

July 12: Pattern Play
Play with pattern! Use printmaking techniques to create geometric and natural designs. Play a giant collaborative game in the atrium. Enjoy experiences in the museum’s collection through the Art Stories storytime program and Art Cart, and get moving with Art in Motion.

August 9: Line Up!
Make lines come to life in colorful tape collages. Use string to paint a Pollock lookalike. Join the crowd; create a bold face to add to our collaborative art installation. Enjoy experiences in the museum’s collection through the Art Stories storytime program and Art Cart, and get moving with Art in Motion.

September 13: Frame It Up!
Let there be light; join us in creating a light-filled collaborative installation in the atrium in partnership with Great Lakes Science Center. Create your own picture frames from recycled materials. Turn your family into a work of art during a special photo op. Go on a scavenger hunt for special frames in the galleries. Enjoy experiences in the museum’s collection through the Art Stories storytime program and Art Cart, and get moving with Art in Motion.

October 11: Artistic Autumn
Fall into autumn with leaf printing. Create a fall landscape. Play in the fall leaves of George Inness’s Sunny Autumn Day in our family photo op. Enjoy experiences in the museum’s collection through the Art Stories storytime program and Art Cart, and get moving with Art in Motion.

November 8: The Impressionist’s Eye
Find your inner Monet, and create an Impressionist landscape. Create your own scavenger hunt in our galleries. Picture yourself in works of art in the collection. Enjoy experiences in the museum’s collection through the Art Stories storytime program and Art Cart, and get moving with Art in Motion.

December 13: Build It Up!
Help us build cardboard creations in the atrium. Be inspired by the work of Alexander Calder to create your own stabiles or mobiles. Enjoy experiences in the museum’s collection through the Art Stories storytime program and Art Cart, and get moving with Art in Motion.