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Opening Weekend for Opposites Abstract: A Mo Willems Exhibit

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until February 5, 2023

Opposites Abstract in art, film,
music and dance

Hosted by D.S. Kinsel
Saturday, February 4
Ticketed Events with Mo Willems – SOLD OUT

10:30 AM
Mo Willems Shorts, a Mini Film Festival

11:00 AM
Book Reading with Mo Willems      

11:30 AM
Meet Elephant and Piggie in the Theater Lobby

See Opposites Abstract: A Mo Willems Exhibit in MuseumLab

Noon
MuseumLab opens for the day

12:15 PM
Ribbon Pull and Official Opening of Opposites Abstract: A Mo Willems Exhibit

5:00 PM
MuseumLab closes for the day

Opposites Abstract on Stage: Performance Block One

Performances at the New Hazlett Theater – Free to the public and included with admission to the Children’s Museum/MuseumLab

12:30 PM
Mo Willems Shorts, a Mini Film Festival

1:00 PM
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Join PSO musicians and Assistant Conductor Moon Doh for a colorful exploration of opposites in music. They will play with shapes, sounds, words and movement. What pairs of musical opposites will YOU discover?

1:30 PM
Meet Elephant and Piggie in the Theater Lobby

Opposites Abstract on Stage: Performance Block Two

Performances at the New Hazlett Theater – Free to the public and included with admission to the Children’s Museum/MuseumLab

3:30 PM
Mo Willems Shorts, a Mini Film Festival

4:00 PM
The Cookie Table
Join The Cookie Table, Kelsey Jumper and Treasure Treasure, as they explore the curiosity of opposites and abstraction using Pablo Neruda’s Book of Questions a book containing unanswerable, fantastical questions, as inspiration. With projection designer Scott Andrew and musician Colter Harper.

4:30 PM
Meet Elephant and Piggie in the Theater Lobby

Sunday, February 5
Opposites Abstract on Stage: Performance Block Three

Performances at the New Hazlett Theater – Free to the public and included with admission to the Children’s Museum/MuseumLab

10:30 AM
Mo Willems Shorts, A Mini Film Festival

11:00 AM
Confluence Ballet
Join the company as they present three works that tell stories about different pairs of opposites. The choreography juxtaposes movements – hard with soft, exciting with calm, mechanical with organic, dark with light.

11:30 AM
Meet Elephant and Piggie in the Theater Lobby

See Opposites Abstract: A Mo Willems Exhibit in MuseumLab

Noon – 5:00 PM
Learn more about the exhibit

Opposites Abstract on Stage: Performance Block Four

Performances at the New Hazlett Theater – Free to the public and included with admission to the Children’s Museum/MuseumLab

1:30 PM
Mo Willems Shorts, A Mini Film Festival

2:00 PM
Feralcat & the Wild
Join the the band as they perform music that intentionally uses uncommon combinations of both musical genre and instrumentation that forces the listener to question: what of this makes sense to me?

2:30 PM
Meet Elephant and Piggie in the Theater Lobby

Ticketed Events with Mo Willems

4:30 PM
Mo Willems Shorts, A Mini Film Festival

5:00 PM
Is this Finished? A Conversation with Mo Willems
A special event for educators, librarians, writers, illustrators, and college students, hosted by Jane Werner, Executive Director of the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh.
Learn more and get tickets here.

*Pre-signed books will be available for purchase.

Learn more about the Opening Weekend performers and host here.

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ASL and live captioning available.

Details

Date:
February 5
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Website:
https://pittsburghkids.org/exhibit/oppositesabstract

Venue

MuseumLab
6 Allegheny Square E Suite 101
Pittsburgh,PA15212
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