Family Day at the Wende Activities

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In conjunction with #WendeOnline, Family Day at the Wende offers thematic art-making workshops and prompts inspired by the Wende collection for all ages. Family Day at the Wende is held the last Sunday of every month for children and adults alike. Share your creations with us on social media @wendemuseum on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.



The Wende Museum presents the latest Family Day activity, PLAY X GAMES X ART, a collaborative effort with ESMoA. We invite you to explore the intersection of free play and creative thought by crafting your very own board game - combining elements from familiar board games, small household objects, and printable templates based on historical games to design a new gaming adventure all your own! 

Planet Earth Surveillance 

April's Family Day activity is titled Planet Earth Surveillance. During the Cold War, both superpowers recognized the strategic advantage of spying on the other from the sky, and thus the age of the spy satellite was born.

Inspired by the Wende's Executive Director, Justin Jampol, and his journey on the Travel Channel's Lost Secrets to uncover the secret history of the U.S. military’s confidential space program, this activity invites you to explore the origins of outer space photography and observe your own surroundings using publicly-accessible satellite imagery via Google Earth.


The Artists' Process in The Medea Insurrection: Radical Women Artists Behind the Iron Curtain

A series of artmaking prompts and activities inspired by the artists' processes from The Medea Insurrection: Radical Women Artists Behind the Iron Curtain.