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Family Day | Create

March 11, 202311:00 am - 3:00 pm

Admission is free to Family Day attendees; use promo code FAMILYDAY.
ASL interpretation is provided.

Two children and an adult sit around a square table deeply focused on an art project.

Family Day: Uplift, Dec 10, 2022. Photo: Ricardo Adame.

About the Event

Designed and led by Chicago artists, Family Day is a monthly program at the MCA for all families and youth. Enjoy FREE admission while taking part in workshops, open studio sessions, gallery tours, and performances.


Artist-Led Performance

Bomberxs D’Cora

1–2 pm
4th-floor lobby

Join Bomberxs D’Cora for a live bomba performance! Families are invited to dance to the music.

Bomberxs D’Cora of La Escuelita Bombera de Corazón is a collective of Bomba practitioners committed to the preservation of Bomba. Bomba is Puerto Rico’s oldest surviving music and dance form established by the island’s African descendants.

Artist-Led Workshop


11 am–3 pm
The Commons

Join 826CHI for a literary arts and collaging workshop connected to Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s–Today.


Support for Family Programs is provided in part by the MCA Women’s Board Family Education Initiative.