Back to All Events

Family ArtBash Sunday: Celebrating Authors Big and Small

  • Contemporary Jewish Museum 736 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103 (map)

Come celebrate Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish Birthday of the Trees, with the joyful sounds of Alison Faith Levy, the storytelling of Michael Katz, a forest art studio, a family heritage project, and much more!


Pop-Up Books with C.K. Itamura

Learn to make a fun pop-up book with C.K.Itamura from the Book Arts Roadshow Project.

Hands-on Making

Show Your Style with a variety of activities including temporary tattoo design, paper bead jewelry, and fabric design. Inspired by Purim and the exhibitions on view: Show Me as I Want to Be Seen and Lew the Jew and His Circle: The origins of American Tattoo. 

Community Village

With San Francisco Public Library, Support for Families of Children with Disabilities, Lighthouse for the Blind, and Golden Gate Mothers Group.

The Calming Corner

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

Art Pushcart

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


Green Bookmobile 

Visit the Green Bookmobile, get a new library card, and continue your exploration of books. Look for them in front of The Museum on Mission Street.


Cristian Rosas Storytelling

Come hear Cristian Rosas, a graduate of Bridging Communities through Alternative Communication (BCTAC), telling stories using  his high-tech communication device.


Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Celebration Exhibition

Come view the enchanting collection of books created by San Francisco public school students, from kindergarten through grade 12.


Aladdin with Fratello Marionettes

Puppeteer Kevin Mengus brings the story of Aladdin to life with his hand-crafted marionettes.


ASL Guided Tour

Join us for a guided ASL tour of our newest exhibition, Show Me As I Want To Be Seen, and discover the multitude of ways that artists are expressing their identity through art.


Storytimes with Puppy Dog Tales

Listen to a variety of children’s books, and meet the lovable canines from the San Francisco SPCA’s Puppy Dog Tales. 


Movement Workshop with Antoine Hunter's Urban Jazz Dance Company

Deaf dance master Antoine Hunter and dancers from his Urban Jazz Dance Company (UJDC) lead an energetic, fun-filled dance, movement and storytelling workshops for families. Discover the art of UJDC’s storytelling dance and create your own story too! The workshop is open to everyone—all-level signers, Deaf children, hearing children, and children of Deaf adults. ASL Interpreters will be provided and no prior dance experience necessary. 

Earlier Event: March 17
Beginning Birding