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Family ArtBash Sundays: Enchant

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018 • 10am–3pm

ADMISSION: Admission is free for two adults when accompanied by a visitor 18 and under, or a transition youth 18-22, on Family ArtBash Sundays

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2018-01-28 10:00:00 UTC2018-01-28 15:00:00 UTC America/Los_AngelesThe CJM - 736 Mission St, San Francisco, CAFamily ArtBash Sundays: EnchantJoin us for a day-long celebration accessible for all families filled with art-making, music, live storytelling, and a family dance party. Storytelling and musical performance will be ASL interpreted.

Join us for a day-long celebration accessible for all families filled with art-making, music, live storytelling, and a family dance party. 

The CJM is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all our family audiences. To request ASL interpretation for storytelling and musical performances, email access@thecjm.org at least 2 weeks in advance.

Presented in partnership with Support for Families with Children with Disabilities. Admission is free for two adults when accompanied by a visitor 18 and under, or a transition youth 18-22, on Family ArtBash Sundays. 

closed-caption vlog

Click "CC" to access the closed captions for our first ASL vlog, made in partnership with Deaf Counseling Advocacy & Referral Agency (DCARA). Video features Kelly McCrary, Family Connections Manager at DCARA; Mary-Therese Garcia, Board Secretary for DCARA; and Orkid Sassouni, Library Assistant, Deaf Services Center @SFPL. 

contact

For more information, email families@thecjm.org or call 415.655.7881.

schedule of events

10–11am

Magic in the Lobby

Be enchanted by magician Neil Marshall and his bag of interactive tricks.

10am–3pm

Drop-in Art Studio: The Beyond Project

Create miniature objects and watch them appear infinite, when you place them inside Amy Ho’s Beyond II art installation, our newest interactive fun in the Zim Zoom Family Room.

The Calming Corner

Relax, read, or play in a quiet and less-crowded space.

The Art Pushcart

Play with our roving gallery guide and a collection of games, materials, and hands-on activities.

11–11:30am

Octopretzel

Move and groove to the enchanting music of this playful band.

11:45am–12:15pm

Storyteller in the Gallery

Join Muriel Johnson, on an enchanted folktale journey around the world.

1–2pm

Fam Team Family Dance Party

Get ready to move and groove with Fam Team—the official DJ of Baby Loves Disco—in this fun dance party for all ages.

Partners and performers
Support for Families of Children with Disabilities 
Support for Families of Children with Disabilities 

Since 1982, Support for Families of Children with Disabilities has offered information, education, and parent-to-parent support free of charge to families and professionals of children with any kind of disability or special health care need in San Francisco.

Fam Team

Fam Team is a family DJ/MC team consisting of DJ Big G (Dad), MC Jessee (Mom), and MC T-Rock (Son). Specializing in family entertainment that truly engages the entire family, Fam Team has been "host family/DJ & MC" of Baby Loves Disco (America's #1 family dance party!) in the Bay Area since 2007. 

Muriel Johnson

Muriel Johnson grew up in an environment where language was celebrated. As a child Muriel would sit in awe as her mother would read, tell stories, sing songs and recite nursery rhymes. By the age of five she had acquired an extraordinary vocabulary, soaring imagination and gift of expression. It was only natural that when Muriel became a mother and later a teacher that she was compelled to share the same way her mother had shared with her. She has performed at pre-k and elementary schools, churches, museums, colleges, festivals and countless other venues from rural communities on the Eastern Shores of Maryland to the townships of Cape Town South Africa.

Neil Marshall
Neil Marshall

Neil Marshall was bitten by a magic bug as a kid and has been fascinated with magic for over 40 years.  He used to be a member of one of the world's most prestigious magic clubs where celebrated magicians gathered at monthly meetings and top-quality magic workshops by world-class magicians. Their philosophy for the emphasis of magic originality inspired him to develop his magic act signatures  His magic passions include visual comedy, manipulation, parlor, mentalism, close-up, and street for adults and children. His magic acts have been shown on local TV and at distinctive venues such as festivals, churches, parties, conferences, schools, star evenings, and alma mater in North America. For more info, visit neilmagic.com.

Octopretzel

Five Bay Area musicians and educators who all have lots of experience with children, alongside their musical careers, decided to pool their talents and our puppets and created Octopretzel—an interactive, engaging, and super-fun experience for kids (and their parents too)! Their music, comprised of original songs as well as tried and true traditional favorites, is whimsical and fun, and has an underlying sensitivity for nature, feelings and story. Octopretzel creates music that is truly enjoyable for families…not just kids. For more, info see octopretzel.com.

supporters

Family Programs are made possible with presenting partnership by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation. Major support comes from Bank of America and the Koret Foundation. Patron support is provided by The Bavar Family Foundation. Supporting sponsorship is provided by Naomi and Jeffrey Caspe. Additional support comes from Blick Art Materials.

Access Programs are made possible by major support from Wells Fargo Foundation. Additional generous support is provided by Toole Family Charitable Foundation and The Morse Family Foundation.