Free Community Day

Event Details

Event Date and Time

Wed, Jun 12, 2024
10 am to 5 pm

Tickets and Reservations

Free. Registration is required.


Throughout the museum

A bronze sculpture of a spider with arched, spindly legs sits on a white pedestal in a museum gallery. The spider appears to be frozen mid-step with some legs raised higher than the others. In the background, museum visitors observe artworks on the walls.
Visit us on Community Day for free museum admission.

Event Description

About Community Day

Visit us on the first Sunday and second Wednesday of each month for free museum admission. Take this opportunity to explore our collection and current exhibitions.

Open Studio

Join NMWA educators in the museum’s studio from 10 am to 4 pm for free, self-directed drop-in art-making activities inspired by artworks on view. Activities and inspirations change each month. Visitors of all ages are invited to participate. Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Gallery Talk

Facilitated by museum staff members, these 30-minute conversational thematic talks highlight two to three works on view. Take a deeper look, learn about the artists’ inspirations, and discuss what you see, all on your lunch break. Meet at the Information Desk at 12 pm.

Collection Highlights Tour

Explore the museum’s collection during these engaging 45-minute drop-in tours at 2 pm. These guided experiences feature six to eight works on view, highlighting the creative contributions of artists from the 16th century to today. Meet at the information desk.

Exhibitions On View

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Accessibility Inquiries

If you are unable to register online or would like to indicate any accessibility services you require, please email Two weeks’ notice to request accessibility services is appreciated but not required. We will make every attempt to fulfill requests.