Free Day: August Adventures

A visitor viewing works in a European gallery

Saturday, August 3, 2024
10:00 am 4:00 pm

Free

Museum-wide

Admission is free on August 3 as part of the Highland Street Foundation’s August Adventures! Join us for a full day of art and fun, with a packed schedule of drop-in events for all ages. Travel across time and space through art as you explore our current exhibitions, all free of charge.

Schedule

10:30–11:15 am and 12:30–1:15 pm

Arms and Armor Demonstration: Medieval Armor

Higgins Education Wing, Conference Room

An educator holds up a shield in front of a seated audience

11 am–3 pm

Meet Lily, the Living Sculpture, presented by Silent Soapbox

Drop-in
Lancaster Lobby

A 'living sculpture' poses in a gallery at WAM

11 am–3 pm

Studio Art Activities

Create a Paper Mosaic
Drop-in
Higgins Education Wing, Studio TBD

Design a Knight’s Helmet
Drop-in
Higgins Education Wing, Studio TBD

Visitors sitting at desks making art in a studio

2–3 pm

Arms and Armor Demonstration: Secrets of Swordplay

Higgins Education Wing, Conference Room

A 'Secrets of Swordplay' demonstration

Food and drink

10 am–3:30 pm

Café

Renaissance Court

Hands holding a sandwich over a café table with a menu alongside

Shop 

10 am–4 pm

Take a memory of the Museum home with you.

A visitor checks out at the WAM shop

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