Join community partners Boston City Singers (including the Cambridge Children’s Chorus and the World Percussion Ensemble), guest musician Alastair Moock for a day of multimedia art and story presentations, art-making activities, and performances, all for kids and adults together. Today’s performance is at 1pm in the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater.


Our art making activities are for children and adults to do together. Very young children will need adult support.

Weaving Experiments, 10:30 AM–12:30 PM
Common Room, 1st floor
Join visiting artist Zahirah Nur Truth and try some weaving experiments after journeying to the galleries to find related artworks.

Collage Maker Lab, 11 AM–1 PM and 2–4 PM
Bank of America Art Lab, 1st floor
Join visiting artist Cathy McLaurin and  the art lab team to find out more about using color, shapes, symbols and designs to create collages. Share a message for the world in your collage if you choose.

Sketching and Drawing For All Ages,  2–4 PM
Location TBA
Capture the view or draw from your imagination. All tools and materials provided.


Family Concert with Boston City Singers, World Percussion Ensemble and Cambridge Youth Choir featuring Alastair Moock and his daughter Cleo, 1 PM
Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater, 3rd floor
Don’t miss your chance to hear three local youth choirs in collaboration with local musician Alastair Moock. Find out about how the power of music has changed the world. You’ll be invited to join in some songs.

In the Galleries

Books and Looks, 10:30–11:30 AM
4th floor
Small groups share-in readings and discussions led by museum staff related to art and architecture. Best for children ages 3-7 with their caregivers. Sessions are limited in size and ongoing every 20 minutes.

Casual Family Tours,  2–4 PM
4th floor
Find our roaming tour guide and choose which art works to find out more about together.

Play Dates are sponsored by Vivien and Alan Hassenfeld and the Hassenfeld Family Foundation.