Families

November 01, 2009 - May 26, 2013
Family Sundays Family Sundays

Galleries and Koret Visitor Education Center

Every Sunday
Kids get in FREE!
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Explore art, create your own, travel to extraordinary worlds, get hands-on, discover special places, be inspired. That's just a hint at the fun we have in store for you on Family Sundays. Moderators guide participatory activities and docents lead family-friendly tours around changing themes. Look. Think. Create. Every Sunday is for families at SFMOMA!

Museum and program admission are always free for children 12 and under. General admission is required for adult companions.

Past

Everything Is the Kitchen Sink

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.
Special presentation at 2:00 p.m.

If you were traveling in a trailer for a month, what would you need? Could you save space by making one thing have two purposes? Could you use a sink as a shower, for instance?…

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Winter Whites: One-Color Works

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.
Special presentation at 2:00 p.m.

What does an all-white artwork look like? This month, families will create their own all-white works inspired by pieces in SFMOMA's collection. Step into Anna's world as she visits…

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Taking It to the STREET

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.
Special presentation at 2:00 p.m.

Mod-erators lead participatory art projects and provide supplies and support as you create your own works of art. Docents conduct engaging, family-friendly gallery tours. Special…

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License to STEAL

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.
Special presentation at 2:00 p.m.

Mod-erators lead participatory art projects and provide supplies and support as you create your own works of art. Docents conduct engaging, family-friendly gallery tours. Special…

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Might as well JUMP

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.
Special presentation at 2:00 p.m.

Mod-erators lead participatory art projects and provide supplies and support as you create your own works of art. Docents conduct engaging, family-friendly gallery tours. Special…

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LESS Is Best

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.
Special presentation at 2:00 p.m.

Mod-erators lead participatory art projects and provide supplies and support as you create your own works of art. Docents conduct engaging, family-friendly gallery tours. Special…

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The Joy of JUNK

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.
Special presentation at 2:00 p.m.

Mod-erators lead participatory art projects and provide supplies and support as you create your own works of art. Docents conduct engaging, family-friendly gallery tours. Special…

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Focus on BLUR

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.
Special presentation at 2:00 p.m.

Mod-erators lead participatory art projects and provide supplies and support as you create your own works of art. Docents conduct engaging, family-friendly gallery tours. Special…

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SUPERSIZE, If You Dare

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.
Special presentation at 2:00 p.m.

Moderators lead participatory art projects and provide supplies and support as you create your own works of art. Docents conduct engaging, family-friendly gallery tours. Special…

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A Sense of BALANCE

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.
Special presentation at 2:00 p.m.

Moderators lead participatory art projects and provide supplies and support as you create your own works of art. Docents conduct engaging, family-friendly gallery tours. Special…

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Let It DRIP

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.
Special presentation at 2:00 p.m.

Moderators lead participatory art projects and provide supplies and support as you create your own works of art. Docents conduct engaging, family-friendly gallery tours. Special…

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Could You REPEAT That?
Could You REPEAT That?

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.
Special presentation at 2:00 p.m.

Moderators lead participatory art projects and provide supplies and support as you create your own works of art. Docents conduct engaging, family-friendly gallery tours. Special…

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MIRROR, Mirror

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.
Special presentation at 2:00 p.m.

Moderators lead participatory art projects and provide supplies and support as you create your own works of art. Docents conduct engaging, family-friendly gallery tours. Special…

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CAPTURE the Moment

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.
Special presentation at 2:00 p.m.

Moderators lead participatory art projects and provide supplies and support as you create your own works of art. Docents conduct engaging, family-friendly gallery tours. Special…

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TAKE PART in Art

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.

Today, your presence is the most important part of the art. The works wouldn't be complete without you, breathtaking you!

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TUNE IN

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.

Can you hear it? From boiler-room rumbles to the popping of a painting or a sculpture's soaring song, tune in to the museum's kinetic symphony.

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Keeping It REAL

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.

Celebrate artists who pick up the pieces of everyday life — think everything from paper clips to comic strips — and use them to make real art.

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FRAME by Frame

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.

Freeze frame. Stop time. Frame the art that's in your mind. Come explore the museum frame by frame.

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A Sense of PLACE

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.

Wherever you go, there you are. Here, there, and everywhere, see how inventive spaces shape your sense of place.

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Gotta COLLECT

Family tour at 1:00 p.m.

Got a collection? We've got a few on view too! Apply your discerning eye and get hands-on as you create, compile, and comment on our collections.

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What’s the STORY?

Explore art, create your own, travel to extraordinary worlds, get hands-on, discover special places, be inspired. That's just a hint at the fun we have in store for you on Family…

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DRAWing Inspiration
DRAWing Inspiration

Do you doodle? Draw on your imagination and make your mark at the museum as we sketch, scribble, and squiggle our way through the wonderful world of drawing.

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Back to BASICS

Lines and colors and shapes, oh my! Discover how these building blocks of art stack up and create your own works of art. The fun will be elemental!

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What's the Big IDEA?

Ideas are one thing, what happens as a result is another. See what can happen when you transform your big ideas into art. Let your imagination run with it. It all starts with an…

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It's PERSONal

Face it, artists love to make art about people. Come and figure it out with our Moderators and hands-on family activities.

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Just DO It

As Jasper Johns said, "Take an object. Do something to it. Do something else to it." Come and see how we DO it at SFMOMA on Family Sunday.

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The CHOICE is Yours

With paintbrushes in hand and a few artist cues, come make art however you choose.

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TIME to Move
TIME to Move

It's TIME to make some art. March, glide, and sashay your way to Family Sunday as we count down to our big move!

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Photo: Orange Photography