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PNC Family Days: The Jim Henson Exhibition

Saturday, October 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join GRAM in October for a lineup of special activities for families of all ages! To celebrate The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited, activities will be themed around creating characters, stories, and worlds from your imagination.
October PNC Family Days:
– Saturday, October 15
– Saturday, October 22
– Saturday, October 29
Family Day activities are designed for children and adults of all ages, including:
– Wimee and Friends Puppet Show Performance (1:00 pm): Wimee, a lovable robot puppet, is from the Kent District Library and Wimage-produced show Wimee’s Words, as seen on PBS.
-Kent District Library Bookmobile: Library services and resources will be available at the Museum on the October 15 Family Day.
– Artmaking Project: Create your own miniature character in GRAM Studio using modeling clay, pipe cleaners, and feathers to bring your creation to life.
– Scavenger Hunt: Collect character clues to earn a special prize as they explore Imagination Unlimited through an I‑Spy style scavenger hunt across the galleries.
– Story Time: Enjoy some quiet time as Museum volunteers read Muppet stories aloud. Story time will take place in the Auditorium every 30 minutes, along with an interactive activity inspired by the books.
– Community Character Mural: Design a one-of-a-kind character and add it to the Muppet Show mural. Stop by throughout the event to see all of the unique characters created.
– Gallery Chats with Docents: Stop by specific artworks in our permanent collection to chat with a docent and learn more about the art and artists on view.
All activities are included with general admission, and registration is not required. Thanks to the generosity of PNC Bank, every member of your family will receive $2 off your general admission ticket!
**Please note: General admission does not include entrance to the Imagination Unlimited exhibition.
For more information, contact Group Experience Manager Kristen Hoeker at 616.831.2930 or khoeker@artmuseumgr.org


Saturday, October 22, 2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Grand Rapids Art Museum
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Grand Rapids Art Museum
101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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