Free; capacity is limited, and registration is required.
About the Event
It’s the first Sunday of the month, which means free admission at the Barnes. Get ready to swing and sway today to musical performances by Los Bomberos de la Calle, presented in partnership with Musicopia. Learn about the music and dance traditions of Puerto Rico with members of Los Bomberos, and enjoy fun art activities and free access to the collection and Marie Laurencin: Sapphic Paris.
Registration opens Thursday, November 30, at 10am.
10am – 4pm
Join us for art activities, a scavenger hunt, and play that celebrate traditions new and old. Perfect for the whole family—ages 2 and up.
10:30 – 11am; 11:15 – 11:45am
Miss Pam from Baby Wordplay explores new and old traditions from around the world with interactive read-alongs.
1 – 1:30pm; 2:30 – 3pm
Performances: Los Bomberos de la Calle
Los Bomberos de la Calle is an Afro–Puerto Rican music and dance ensemble directed by Anthony Mendez or “Mr. Tony.” The mission of Los Bomberos is to preserve bomba and plena music and to bring good vibes and positivity to local communities. Put on your dancing shoes: Mr. Tony and Los Bomberos will teach you the steps for bomba and plena!
Free First Sunday Family Days at the Barnes
PECO Free First Sunday Family Day events offer no-cost admission to the collection galleries as well as an array of family-friendly activities, including arts and crafts, musical performances, and interactive workshops.