Family Day: Telling Your Story

Thursday, Apr 7, 2022
12:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Families of all ages are invited to share their stories at GRAM! To celebrate the exhibitions, Dawoud Bey & Carrie Mae Weems: In Dialogue and Carole Harris: Bright Moments, GRAM will host a variety of activities throughout the Museum.

12 – 4 pm:

  • Scavenger hunt with prizes
  • Gallery Chats in the exhibitions with GRAM Docents
  • Art making project in the Studio — Storied Samplers and Quilts
  • Photo Portrait activity
12:30 – 3:45 pm
  • Storytime in the galleries
2 pm:
  • Interactive Musical Performance with Play It Out! Join Josh Dunigan of Joyful Sounds Music Studio for a fun, high energy hands-on drumming experience. Express emotions and build a story using imagination and creativity through drums, song, and other percussive play and expressive arts. All ages and abilities welcome.

All activities are included with museum admission. 

Please note: Program safety measures include face covering recommendations, regular sanitization and cleaning, and restricting the sharing of tools/​materials among participants. Masks will be available for those who do not have one.

Grand Rapids Art Museum

For more information, contact Director of Learning and Creativity Kristen Hoeker at 616.831.2930 or

Free with Admission
Support for this event is generously provided by:

Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC