Free Day: Spring Celebration

The head of a Chinese lion costume during a lion dance in Renaissance Court

Sunday, May 5, 2024
10:00 am 4:00 pm



Admission is free for our annual springtime celebration! Join us for a full day of music, dance, and art, with a packed schedule of events for all ages. Travel across time and space through art as you explore our current exhibitions, all free of charge.


11 am–3 pm


Lancaster Lobby

An adult painting the face of a child with a butterfly motif

11 am–3 pm

Meet a Living Sculpture and Roving Fairy, presented by Silent Soapbox

Lancaster Lobby, Salisbury Hall, and Renaissance Court 

A 'living sculpture' poses in a gallery at WAM

11 am–3 pm

Studio Art Activity: Create a Multimedia Landscape Inspired by New Terrain

Higgins Education Wing, Studio 101

Two adults and a child sitting in a studio making art

11 am–3 pm

Landscape Photo Booth with Art from New Terrain 

Higgins Education Wing, Studio 102 

Detail of 'Lawn Chair Catapult' by Adam Ekberg

11 am–3 pm

Meet the Artist: Xiang Li 

Lancaster Room and Higgins Education Wing Gallery

Xiang Li, Dream of the Red Chamber, detail, 2018, Chinese watercolor on rice paper

11:30 am and 2 pm

Arms and Armor Demonstration: Medieval Men-at-Arms

Higgins Education Wing, Conference Room

An educator dressed in knight's armor raises a sword during a demonstration


WAM Teen Council Art Exhibition Reception

Higgins Education Wing Gallery

A view of an art exhibition in the Higgins Education Wing

1 pm

Tour of the Galleries

Meet in Lancaster Lobby

A group of guests during a tour of the Contemporary Art gallery

1:30 pm

Musical Performance: Holy Cross Jazz Quartet

Renaissance Court 

A saxophonist playing during a performance by the Holy Cross Jazz Quartet

3 pm

Performance: Eternals Lion Dance and Rice Angel Fan Dance

Renaissance Court 

The head of a Chinese lion costume during a lion dance in Renaissance Court

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