Free First Saturday
Set your alarm so you don’t miss the minute-to-minute fun in this series of time-inspired activities. Travel through the ages and create a portrait of yourself in the distant past or faraway future. Then get your whole body moving as you make a timed drawing using techniques borrowed from artist/dancer Trisha Brown.
Performance: Kairos Dance Theatre
11 am and 1 pm
Share the joy of dance with Kairos Dance Theatre, a 19-member company spanning four generations. The performers, ranging in age from 4 to 91, demonstrate you’re never too young or old to express yourself through dance! With special guest and local jazz legend, Irv Williams.
Film: Tick-Tock Toons
12 noon and 2 pm
Watch how characters challenge the clock in this program of animated short films.
The Goat That Ate Time
Directed by Lucinda Schreiber
Wacky things begin to happen when a goat with a hunger for life discovers that time is dangerously delicious (Australia, 2007, 7 minutes).
Over the Hill
Directed by Peter Baynton
Age has slowed their bodies but the grannies of Over the Hill Rest Home use their quick wit to save a friend, proving friendship is timeless (U.K., 2007, 8 minutes).
Art-Making for the Entire Family: It’s Drawing Time
10 am-3 pm
Challenge yourself as you and a partner draw a series of images in a limited amount of time. Meaghan Tongren leads this unconventional drawing activity that turns art-making into a game.
Gallery Performance: Kairos Dance Theatre
12:15 pm and 2:15 pm
Experience several short dance pieces by Kairos Dance Theatre inspired by artworks in the permanent collection.
Story Time: Traces by Paula Fox
10:30 am and 2:30 pm
This lyric poem captures those faint glimpses of a child’s day using all five senses.