No charge for Summer Family Day at Solvang museum
The second annual free Summer Family Day is taking place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Wildling Museum of Art and Nature, 1511-B Mission Drive in Solvang.
Included will be a fairy visit and eco glitter tattoos by Parties and Paint by Kate from 1 to 3 p.m., art activities for all ages and more.
Among the art activities will be drop-in rock painting with teaching artist Kathy Badrak. Attendees will be able to take a rock home and also leave one at the Wildling to beautify the surrounding sidewalks and share their art with Solvang visitors.
“We are thrilled to open our doors for our second annual Summer Family Day at the Wildling Museum,” said Stacey Otte-Demangate, executive director. “We feel it is important to invite the community to visit with art and activities that all ages can enjoy.”
Guests will also have the chance to explore the current museum exhibitions: “Fire and Ice: Our Changing Landscape”; “Recent Acquisitions”; “Prints from the Permanent Collection” and “A Mighty Oak: An Oak Habitat Mural” by John Iwerks. Visitors will also have the opportunity to experience the ongoing “Portals and Pathways” installation by artist Kerrie Smith in the Michele Kuelbs Tower Gallery.
Sponsoring the event is the Wood-Claeyssens Foundation.