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Virtual Family Day: Open Books, Open Hearts

August 9, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT

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Celebrate National Book Lovers Day on August 9th by joining virtual Family Day: Open Books Open Hearts. Fall in love with books of all kinds listening to stories by local authors and artists, making your own book and printmaking, and watching a virtual puppet show featuring a huge pop up book!

Want to make your own book and stamps? As part of this month’s Family Day, families will also have the opportunity to pick up a tote bag of art materials at the museum to help participate in the virtual activities at home! Come by Mia’s 3rd Ave entrance during the following hours to pick up a free Family Day Art Kit:

Thursday, August 6th & Friday, August 7th

Saturday, August 8th & Sunday, August 9th

*Please practice social distancing and wear a mask when picking up materials.

Visit this link (https://bit.ly/2P1UXiHOpens in a new tab.) for the full content, videos, and art-making tutorials on August 9.


August 9, 2020
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
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Minneapolis Institute of Art
(612) 870-3000
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