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Free Day 2023

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  • Upcoming Performance

  • Saturday, January 28, 10am–5pm
  • Free for all
  • MASS MoCA

Free for all who walk through our doors, MASS MoCA’s annual community celebration rocks the galleries with live music, pop-up performances, art projects, and tons more! Come by and get inspired, on the house.

Skip the line! Advance tickets are recommended—reserve your tickets here.

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ALL DAY


10am–5pm
ARTMAKING: JOYRIDERS
Building 5
Build a miniature roller coaster car with tape and recycled materials, then take it for a ride on a recreation of EJ Hill’s iconic pink coaster.

10am–5pm
ARTMAKING: MEMORY MASKS
Kidspace, Building 10, 2nd Floor
Echoing the pop imagery of Shaun Leonardo and Bruno Miguel’s exhibition, use recycled collage materials to decorate masks inspired by personal memories.

10am–5pm
kelli rae adams
Building 6, 2nd Floor
Artist kelli rae adams will be onsite discussing her installation, Forever In Your Debt, and accepting contributions of coins from interested visitors.

10am–5pm
SCAVENGER HUNT
Pick up scavenger hunts at the Box Office or in Kidspace, Building 10, 2nd Floor

11am–4pm
ELEVATOR MUSIC
Take a ride on our super-sized elevator and be serenaded by local musicians from BAMMS and more.

11am–4pm
COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION
Event Space, Building 6, 2nd floor
Chat with local community organizations including Hoosic River Revival, North Berkshire Community Coalition, Berkshires Academy for Advanced Musical Studies, and First Fridays Downtown North Adams.

12–4pm
PHOTO BOOTH
Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective, Building 7


SPECIAL EVENTS


11:30am
ROSAS DEL LAS BERKSHIRES, LATINAS 413
Building 5
A performance curated by Latinas 413, an organization that ignites the collective power of Latinas to expand their social and economic capital.

1:45pm
BLACK LEGACY PROJECT
Building 5
A musical performance from Black Legacy Project celebrating Black history to advance racial solidarity, equity, and belonging.

2:30 & 4:30pm
DISTANCED TOGETHER
Hunter Center for Performing Arts
An immersive musical experience, composed by MindTravel creator Murray Hidary, featuring a massive ensemble of 60 musicians inviting audiences on a collective, cathartic, and healing journey.


TOURS


(Meet in the lobby near the Information Desk.)

  • 10:30am Curator-led Tour (Ceramic in the Expanded Field
  • 11am History Tour
  • 11:30am Marc Swanson
  • 12pm Curator-led Tour (Ceramic in the Expanded Field
  • 12:30pm Highlights Tour (in Spanish)
  • 1pm Curator-led Tour (EJ Hill: Brake Run Helix)
  • 1:30pm History Tour
  • 2pm Marc Swanson
  • 2pm Highlights Tour (in Spanish)
  • 2:30pm Louis Bourgeois
  • 3pm Curator-led Tour (EJ Hill: Brake Run Helix)
  • 3:30pm Sol Lewitt
  • 4pm Slow Looking Tour

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Photo by Jack Criddle