Learn with local artists as they lead informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This free class is open to adults at all skill levels—just bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but participants should sign in at the information desk. 2-3:30 pm
A public tour focused specifically on current special exhibitions is available at 2 pm on the first Saturday of each month. This tour does not require prior arrangements and begins in the Museum lobby.
Docents are available to lead tours of the Modern’s building, designed by the renowned architect Tadao Ando. Group tours can accommodate 10 to 60 people and last approximately one hour; these tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance of the requested date. A public architecture tour is offered on the first Saturday of each month at 11 am.
A docent-led, twenty-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm. Gallery admission is free on Friday.
Take advantage of live music in the Grand Lobby and enjoy music from the Tom Reynolds Trio.
Kaikai Kiki short animation series: Episode 1: Planting the Seeds (2007), Episode 2: The Secret of Kaikai (2008)
Takashi Murakami, Japanese with English subtitles
Six Heart Princesses (6HP), Takashi Murakami: Episode 1: And Yet, the True Name of Heaven and Earth (2016), Episode 2: Equinox (2017), Episode 3: Resound, the Song of Righteousness! Blue Peony of Passion (2018), Japanese with English subtitles