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  • Family Fun Day

    Workshops & Activities, For Families, and part of Family Fun Day, Target First Free Sundays

    Aug 04

    Free admission courtesy of Target

    10:30 AM—2 PM

    First Floor

    Discover and play as a family at the Asian Art Museum. On Family Fun Days, our kid-friendly gallery tours, creative art projects and immersive storytelling make art appreciation a lively, family-friendly event. Themes and projects change regularly, so visit again and again.

    Explore the special exhibition Tattoos in Japanese Prints and learn about the influence of Japan’s floating world on tattoo culture. Create your own Japanese woodblock- and tattoo-inspired artwork to take home! Projects include:
    •    Painless tattoos and temporary tattoos designed by Art Speak interns
    •    Design your own tattoo flash sheet (stencil)
    •    Woodblock printing
    •    Linoleum carving and printing


    stART Tour for kids ages 3–6: 10:30–11 AM
    Docent Kids’ Tour for ages 7–10: 11–11:30 AM
    Hands-on art-making: 11 AM–2 PM
    Storytelling for families: 1–1:45 PM

    Please note: Street parking is free on Sundays, making a visit to the museum both fun and affordable.

    Insider’s tip: skip the line on Sunday by ordering advance tickets online!


General support for education is provided by the Dhanam Foundation, the Koret Foundation, the John & Marcia Goldman Foundation, The Charles D. and Frances K. Field Fund, Dodge & Cox, and The Joseph & Mercedes McMicking Foundation. Support is also provided by an endowment established by The Hearst Foundations.


"Target First Free Sundays"--free general admission on the first Sunday of every month and the family programs offered on that day--are made possible by Target.

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