Vive la France! Celebrate Bastille Day

Friday, July 14
1 - 5 p.m.
Complimentary with General Admission.  

Special General Admission Price: $17.89

On July 14, 1789 rebels took over la Bastille, a prison in Paris, to free their fellow citizens who opposed the monarchy and started the French Revolution. This year, in honor of our special exhibition L’Affichomonia, join us to celebrate the liberation of France! This family-friendly afternoon of festivities includes live music, sweet bites, and activities for kids.

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