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Children's Museum of the Arts' Face to Face opens (slide show)

The new exhibition at the Children's Museum of the Arts celebrates children's self-portraiture with kids' artwork from the collection and interactive stations.

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

Photograph: Jessica Lin

"Face to Face" at the Children's Museum of the Arts

The latest Children's Museum of the Arts show, "Face to Face," is here—just in time to celebrate the wonderful museum's 25th anniversary. The exhibition of 40 works drawn from the CMA's permanent collection focuses on self-portraiture spanning painting, drawing, digital technologies and film. Best of all, interactive installations let kids explore the genre themselves, taking in the shape, sound and texture of portraits, and trying out a photo booth that projects kids' images on the wall, which will stream into a montage that will become part of the museum's permanent collection. We got a sneak peek of it before it opened to the public this afternoon, and wanted to share it with you before the snowy weekend. (For other new family-friendly exhibitions, click here. But check with the venue before you head out to make sure it's open.) Enjoy—and happy birthday, CMA!


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