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Free Family Fun Day at Academy Museum

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Free Family Fun Day at Academy Museum
Free Family Fun Day at Academy Museum

General Info

Feb 05, 2022, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Free, 6067 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Description

Are you ready for a FREE museum day? As part of SoCal Museums’ Annual Free for All Day, the Academy Museum will host a Family Fun Day for visitors to participate in the Regeneration Summit for free all day. There will be a variety of engaging activities for visitors of all ages to learn, collaborate, and continue the celebration of our groundbreaking exhibition Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898–1971

📅 Date

February 5, 2023

SCHEDULE 

Regeneration Discovery Challenge 

10am–6pm | Regeneration, L4  

Enhance your experience in the Regeneration exhibition by taking the Regeneration Discovery Challenge! The Academy Museum’s Teen Council created a series of individual and collaborative discovery prompts to further your exploration throughout the galleries. Upon completion of the challenge, you can enter for a chance to win a FREE one-year membership to the Academy Museum! Head to the entrance of Regeneration to join for your chance to win. Are you up for the challenge?  

Horsemanship 101 with Urban Saddles 

11am–3pm | The Walt Disney Company Piazza  

Learn fundamental horsemanship skills with cowboy and Executive Director of Urban Saddles Ghuan Featherstone. Then saddle up and show us what you’ve learned by taking a ride in our pop-up arena!

We also welcome you to meet the owner of Mane and Tresses Chanel Rhodes and their "Afrocentric Pony," Lady.

ALL-Black Mini Food Market 

11am–5pm | The Walt Disney Company Piazza  

Stop by The Walt Disney Company Piazza to grab a bite in our mini food market powered by Black Women Vend

Regeneration Maker Lounge 11am–5pm | LL1  

Grab a friend and head indoors to the Regeneration Maker Lounge. Here, you’ll have a chance to get your hands dirty while exploring the magic of Regeneration through a variety of fun maker activities for visitors of all ages.  

Next Generation of Cinema Workshop Series 

11am–5pm | Shirley Temple Education Studio, LL1  

Drop into a series of workshops hosted by the Academy Film Archive to reconsider the past and envision new histories. The workshop will offer the next generation of archivists, filmmakers, and memory workers a variety of interactive and fun activities to explore an introduction to film restoration and archival work.  

Black Joy! LIVE 

11am–5pm | Regeneration, L4 + Museum Galleries  

As you explore the Regeneration exhibition and other various museum spaces, you’ll discover a series of live and intimate pop-up performances paying homage to iconic Black performers. You won’t want to miss out on these unexpected surprise performances.  Performances will be curated by Street Poets Inc. and the Amazing Grace Conservatory.  

Storytime with Baba the Storyteller 

11am–5pm | Sidney Poitier Grand Lobby  

It’s story time! Youth and families are invited to join a special presentation of traditional and communal storytelling with Baba the Storyteller. Before the start of story time, build your own personal percussion instruments in the Regeneration Maker Lounge to join in on Baba’s performance or take home with you to continue sharing your stories.  

The Glamour Room 

11am–5pm | Netflix Lounge, L2  

Stop, smile, and strike a pose for the camera as Las Fotos Project hosts a photobooth to help you capture and take home a professional glamour photo inspired by the iconic portraits featured on Regeneration’s glamour wall.

Line up for a complimentary haircut from Lesley “The Lady Clipper” Bryant, owner of the nation’s first and only all-Black female run barbershop, The Lady Clipper Shop. Limited slots available on a first-come, first-served basis.

How to Teach Black Cinema 

11:30am | Ted Mann Theater, LL1  Are you an educator or caretaker searching for creative ways to teach your students about Black cinema? Join the Academy Museum’s Education Team for an interactive presentation exploring a variety of helpful inquiry-based learning strategies that will support your students as they investigate the history of Black cinema. Participants will examine the brand-new Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898–1971 Curriculum Guide and engage in an exclusive audience Q&A with Education team members. The program will culminate with a series of mini school tours throughout the Regeneration exhibition to apply exercises from the curriculum in real time.

Book Signing and Meet and Greet 

Noon–1pm | Sidney Poitier Grand Lobby

Join our incredible group of participating contributors to the Academy Museum exhibition catalogue Regeneration: Black Cinema, 1898-1971, that examines the overlooked yet vibrant history of Black participation in American film, for a meet and greet and signing. For this weekend only, select Regeneration items, including the catalogue, will be 20% off at the Academy Museum Store. Catalogues will be available for sale in the Sidney Poitier Grand Lobby.

Because It’s a Vibe 

Noon–4pm | The Walt Disney Company Piazza  

Enhance your vibes with a fusion of classic sounds inspired by the Regeneration era and live art powered by LA-based creative arts organizations DreamHaus and Zeal Co-Op.  

After Lunch Talk with the Librarian of Congress 

2pm | Ted Mann Theater, LL1  After grabbing lunch from the ALL-Black Mini Food Market, join the Director and President of the Academy Museum Jacqueline Stewart and the Academy Museum’s Teen Council for a conversation with the Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden. Together they will investigate the power of film restoration and how it can serve to impact generations of today and tomorrow.

📍 Location 

Academy Museum 

6067 Wilshire Boulevard 

Los Angeles, CA 90036

👤 Age requirement 

All Ages 

🎫 Tickets

FREE 

You need to reserve a ticket online

 🌎 Event Website

Academy Museum 

Directions

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