The Woodruff Arts Center blesses Atlantans with another free ‘Family Day’

The Woodruff Arts Center announces another Free Family Festival, which will take place on March 13, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., as part of the Family Fun at The Woodruff Arts Center initiative.  The Free Family Festival will feature family-oriented programming led by the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and High Museum of Art, including performances of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; Kathy & Ken Bernhardt Theatre for the Very Young’s The Lizard & El SolAlliance Live!: Family Variety Show; Music for the Very Young performances; Basquiat-inspired kite making; and more, for FREE!

In addition to the free activities happening throughout the Arts Center, the High Museum of Art will offer free admission, including access to the exhibitions Vik MunizBasquiat: The Unknown Notebooksand Iris van Herpen: Transforming FashionThe High will also present art-making inspired by the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, and traditional Brazilian and Haitian music performances themed for the special exhibitions. To reserve free tickets, visit high.org.

The Tony Award-winning Alliance Theatre will present The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, which is based on the beloved novel by C.S. Lewis, at 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. and Kathy & Ken Bernhardt Theatre for the Very Young’s The Lizard & El Sol. The Alliance Theatre will offer free admission to both on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information on these productions, visit alliancetheatre.org.

Family Day

The Grammy® Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will have a special edition of Music for the Very Young: Stories in Sound, where children can go beyond their visual senses and explore how to become active listeners of live classical music. In addition, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will provide a special offer for $5 Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra tickets for March 13th participants. For more information about the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra performances and to purchase tickets to any performance, visit aso.org.

To register for the Free Family Fun Festival, visit woodruffcreateATL.org

This Family Festival is part of the Family Fun at The Woodruff Arts Center initiative, in which families can participate in art-making, interactive musical story times, composers-in-training sessions, instrument making, drop-in acting classes and more, for FREE, every Sunday from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. In addition, families have the opportunity to experience world-class productions and exhibitions at the Arts Center.

For more information about each Sunday’s activities and for a full list of Family Festival programming, visit woodruffcreateATL.org.

CREATE ATL is sponsored by a $6.6 million dollar grant by the Lettie Pate Evans Foundation, which is part of the family of foundations that also includes the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation. The Lettie Pate Evans Foundation is an independent private foundation that invests primarily in education, arts and culture.

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