The Festival offers numerous family-friendly experiences for young art audiences. Best of all – many of these events are free!
All ages – Children: Free, Adults: $13 for museum admission (11:00 am performance free; viewable from outside museum)
This celebration of the art of Marionette puppetry will delight children and adults alike in a stunning, spontaneous faerie flash mob.LEARN MORE
Ages 8+ – Children: Free, Adults: $13 for museum admission
An interactive family adventure that challenges participants to gather clues as they embark on a great journey in order to discover a surprising truth.LEARN MORE
All ages – FREE!
A host of hands-on art-making activities and creation stations in collaboration with partners Timken Museum of Art, the Mingei International Museum and Museum of Photographic Arts. More coming soon!
Ages 12+ – $29
San Diego city streets serve as a film set for a fantastical mission full of unexpected surprises as the public become co-stars in this riveting multi-screen piece.LEARN MORE
Ages 16+ – $20
Recorded instructions and a stack of carefully selected books direct patrons through this self-generated performance for 2.LEARN MORE
All ages – $15
Six explosive dance performances from both sides of the border set on a 4 foot by 4 foot stage.LEARN MORE
All ages – FREE!
Oslo's Sardine Bar. Come for the freshly canned fish and stay for the artworks and spontaneous performances.LEARN MORE
Ages 5+ – FREE!
A virtual reality experience that puts you center stage in a beautiful theater for your final curtain call.LEARN MORE
Ages 16+ – FREE!
This four hour workshop offers methodologies used in making confessional performance. Participants will create and present written text, spoken word, improvisational dance and experimental performance structures in order to develop material around the personal, the autobiographical and the political. More coming soon!