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Member Preview Day

May 21 2022 8 AM - 4 PM
Price: Members Only, Free for Members
Member Preview Day 3

Member Preview Day is an exclusive opportunity for GFS Members to be among the first to explore the new season and exhibitions Roberto Lugo: The Village Potter and Fragile: Earth.

Join us and participate in a variety of unique programming specifically designed to engage and inspire you!

Members may use their Guest Passes to bring additional guests. To ensure capacity is safely managed at GFS, Members and Guest Passes require a free reservation to visit on weekends.


Member Lounge
8AM – 4PM
Enjoy a complimentary beverage and connect with GFS staff. Please note refreshments are not permitted inside the exhibition galleries.


Member Morning
8AM – 10AM
Enjoy quiet hours in the galleries and on the grounds.


Maker Space Grand Opening
10AM – 12PM
Drop by the new Maker Space and meet with Education staff to play with clay, tools, and explore hand-building techniques in this open studio experience.
Museum Building


Meet the Curator of Roberto Lugo: The Village Potter
Faith McClellan, Director of Collections & Exhibitions, and Curator of the new exhibition, will be in the gallery to answer your questions.
Museum Building

Horticulture Tours
Join GFS Horticulturist Janis Napoli and Cat Swiderski, Horticulture Assistant, for a closer look at the gardens and what’s to come this season.
Register at Guest Services in the Welcome Center upon arrival to GFS


Meet the Artists and Curator of Fragile: Earth
12PM – 1PM
Exhibiting artists and Angelik Vizcarrondo-Laboy, Guest Curator of the new exhibition, will be in the gallery to answer your questions.
Domestic Arts Building

Family Open Studio: Fragile: Earth
1PM – 3PM
What are the different ways you can shape clay? Celebrate the many forms of clay in this open studio experience for all ages. Push, Pull, and Create!
Domestic Arts Building

Roberto Lugo Throwing Clay
2:30PM – 3:30PM
See exhibiting artist Roberto Lugo throwing clay on the wheel!
Museum Building


Museum Shop
Open 10AM – 8PM
GFS Members enjoy 10% off all merchandise in the Museum Shop, and 15% off all puzzles. Be sure to show your eMembership card at check-out.


GFS Members enjoy 10% off dining at the Van Gogh Café and Rat’s Restaurant. Be sure to show your eMembership card at check-out or to your server.


Family Bird Excursion Tour 
Saturday, May 25 2024
Tai Chi
Wednesday, May 29 2024
Family Open Studios | Cast A Shadow
Saturday, June 1 2024

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