Pierce posing with a knight sculpture -
This isn't a huge museum, but they do have several different exhibit halls.
Cort and Reid admire some wall art from their stroller.
I liked some of the rural paintings -
This piece was actually a sculpture -
She's pulling an arrow out of his arm -
So of course the boys' favorite part was ARTventure. A room full of activities for kids - just pull a box off the wall!
Cort and Reid get all artistic-
They both wanted the chair that Reid has in this picture. It caused several fights. The chairs were EXACTLY the same and I gave them EXACTLY the same blocks.
Pierce liked painting on a slab of rock with water. The twins enjoyed this too.
This is a huge moving compilation of crystals inside a dark room, and there are levers for the kids to adjust the lights. Outside, you can watch a large gray screen to see all the lights at play. Pierce really enjoyed messing with the levers.
Then we walked through the sidewalk art show outside. It was huge - it went on and on. We didn't buy anything, but did lots of admiring.
A fun (and cheap!) way to spend a Saturday morning.
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This post is linked up with the Summer Bucket List Party at Little Wonders Days.
Some really nice art. The crystal hands-on exhibit is really neat.
Great photos! Looks like your family had a wonderful day!
I've wanted to go visit the museum, but just never got there! Can you see "the Pres" there?!!...:)JP
The hands on area looks like a lot of fun. What a great museum.
Olá, gostei das fotografias...Espectacular....
Yes, free is good! I laughed when you said the boys fought over the chair... the grass is always greener, I guess.
Great photos of your visit, Lisa. :)
I've been wanting to visit an art museum with my girls. This gives me inspiration!
Your boys are exposed to so many fun things :)
Loved the crystals.
I love adventures like that - fun and cheap! Glad it was a successful outing for you and the boys! :)
i like how you find so many 'hands-on' things for your boys to try. :)
We always enjoyed taking Amy to places like this-and sometimes I think I enjoyed the hands on kid exhibits as much or more than the "adult" stuff-just because the kid stuff was so cool and fun!
I had to laugh at the chair fight too-kids...:)
It amazes me how something as simple as painting with water on a rock can entertain a child. Loved the rural painting too.
You find some great places to take the boys for a reasonable price!
Love the hands on experience. And the painting of water on the rock. Good idea.
Your boys look like they had a ball!
How surprised and delighted I was to see this post!!!!! We love going to Taubman and I have done several posts on it! I took the exact same picture of the wheelbarrow and posted it! This reminds me that I still have a bunch of pictures from there to post! I love those lighted steps in the lobby. I am signed up for their e-mails that tell me about the latest goings on. And I LOVE the gift shop. Have you ever eaten in the cafe, is it any good? These exhibits look so good, I am sorry I missed them. And you got some really good pictures. This was a perfect exhibit to take the kids to.
Looks like a great day-and free makes it even better : )
The architect in me really wants to visit this museum! I'm pretty sure it was designed by a student of Frank Ghery, the architect who designed the Guggenheim in Bilboa, Spain in the '90s.
What a nice art museum. Looks like your boys had a great time creating. Fun day!
Looks like the kids had a fun day. Funny they fought over the chair and the chairs were identical. ROFL ... Little people are funny like that tee hee...
That looks like such a fun place! LOL about them fighting over the same EXACT items! :D
I like the picture showing the boys looking at the art from their stroller!
I love these pictures enough that I said to Hubs, we need to go to an art museum. They do look very interesting. Fun too
hmmmm i woudn't mind going there myself sometime!
the pics are lovely and i hope you had a great time!
I love that you can both view some art and make some too!
the kid section looks really neat --- we love these sorts of adventures! and of course your boys both wanted the SAME chair!!!! :)
This looks like a great time. I love when museums make kids feel welcome and allow some extension activities. Thanks for linking up to the party.
That looks like a fun (and free!) outing!
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