“Yerba Buena Family Day is downtown San Francisco’s biggest daylong family block party with free admission to four leading museums including
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,
Contemporary Jewish Museum,
Museum of the African Diaspora, and
Children’s Creativity Museum
plus a huge array of special art activities for kids and free performances on two big stages courtesy of Yerba Buena Gardens Festival.”
See you there!
And here’s the full sked for our Museum of the African Diaspora:
“Yerba Buena Family Day presented by Target
Sunday September 23, 2012
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Five of San Francisco’s top cultural destinations including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Contemporary Jewish Museum, the Museum of the African Diaspora, Children’s Creativity Museum and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival welcome families with a full day of free admission, hands-on art making and special family-friendly performances. It’s an unprecedented opportunity for people of all ages to experience all that downtown San Francisco’s Yerba Buena arts district has to offer.
Here at MoAD we are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Music Across the Diaspora from Puerto Rico, Peru and Mexico.
11-5pm | Tour the exhibition Choose Paint! Choose Abstraction!: Celebrating Bay Area Abstract Artists
11-5pm | Experience Music from the Diaspora featuring films from Peru and Mexico in the Celebration Circle
11-5pm | View Henry Louis Gates’ documentary film Black in Latin America in the Wells Fargo Heritage Center
11-1pm | Hear the African Drumming Ensemble for a performance outside of MoAD
12-4pm | Create a Painting with Music in the 3rd Floor Education Center
1-2pm & 4-5pm | Come to a family friendly workshop and performance with Afro Puerto-Rican band Los Pleneros de la 21 in the 2nd floor MoAD Salon
1-3pm | Sidewalk Chalk Art with Jamie Treacy in front of MoAD”