Loading Events

Come To Your Senses Art to See, Smell, Hear, Taste, and Touch


  • Archive Exhibitions, Archived Education, Exhibition

  • June 23, 2018 – May 27, 2019
  • Kidspace

Sally Taylor, daughter of James Taylor and Carly Simon, curates Come to Your Senses in MASS MoCA’s lively Kidspace gallery and art-making studio, which will include new music by both of her parents. A program of Taylor’s long-running Consenses project, Come to Your Senses asks visual artists, poets, dancers, musicians, perfumers, chefs, and sculptors to use one another’s art as a catalyst to create their own work. “It’s like a game of telephone that unfolds through all the senses,” notes Sally Taylor, “and inspires us to see the world through others’ eyes.” At Kidspace, the initial works of art, through which all other works were inspired, were created by 5th grade students in North Adams and Northern Berkshire schools. Come to Your Senses is the capstone of Kidspace’s “Art 4 Change” project that has encouraged visitors and students in its school partnership program to develop positive habits of mind (empathy, optimism, and courage) with which to approach complex problem-solving through art experiences.


Download the Come to Your Senses Educators’ Guide here.

Admission to Kidspace is always free; the ArtBar is open on weekends and during school breaks.

Kaitlyn Mongeon, Colegrove Park Elementary School, 2017
Come to Your Senses, 2017

IMLS logo      Mountain One logo