Free Family Day

Sunday, January 17, 2010
75th Anniversary Celebration

Part of Free Family Days

75th Anniversary Celebration

Date + Time

Sunday, January 17, 2010
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location

Museumwide

Overview

Join in the museum's 75th anniversary festivities! Connect with San Francisco's unique history of design, poetry, film, and cafe culture with hands-on activities, family-friendly films, a Poetry Cafe, live music, and more. Use our renowned Architecture and Design collection as a muse and participate in a chair-inspired project with the help of Bay Area furniture designers. Join the Mods, a new club for kids.

Poetry Cafe
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Koret Visitor Education Center

Let art fuel your imagination, then set your ideas on paper and perform your poem with the help of local poets. Live jazz adds to the inspiration.


Chair-Making Activity
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Koret Visitor Education Center

Inspired by our Architecture and Design chair collection, Bay Area designers Michele Marti and Noah Brezel will help you construct a cleverly designed and portable chair.
 

Family Film Screenings: Early Cartoons
11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.
Phyllis Wattis Theater

This program features animated classics first screened at SFMOMA in the early days of the museum's film program, from Winsor McCay’s Gertie the Dinosaur (1914) to Walt Disney's Steamboat Willie (1928), one of the first appearances of Mickey Mouse.

11:30 a.m.
Walt Disney, The Skeleton Dance, 1929, 6 min.
Walt Disney, Steamboat Willie, 1928, 8 min.
Winsor McCay, Gertie the Dinosaur, 1914, 12 min.

12:30, 1:30, and 2:30 p.m.
George Dunning, Cadet Rouselle, 1947, 9 min.
Anthony Gross and Hector Hoppin, Joie de Vivre, 1934, 6 min.
Walt Disney, The Skeleton Dance, 1929, 6 min.
Walt Disney, Steamboat Willie, 1928, 8 min.

Admission + Ticketing

Museum and program admission are free.