For The Kids

Raised on Wilco? Heck, yeah! Of course, all the cool kids already know SSF is the place to be. So grab your juice box and get ready!

Tickets ages 10-6: $50   |   Under 6: free

Story Pirates

Building 10, 3rd floor, Sat — 12p, 2:30p, 5p
Courtyard, Sun –12:45p 

Write the Story Pirates a story about the number 5 and see it performed at Solid Sound!

Hey, Parents! The Story Pirates need your kids’ stories for our big show on Sunday at Solid Sound. This year’s story prompt is:  In celebration of the 5th year of Solid Sound, write the Story Pirates a story that includes the number 5! Your story can be about anything you like, just find a funny or surprising way to include the number 5.

Submit your child’s story today at and we’ll choose a handful of stories to perform on Sunday, June 12th!


The Ultimate Playdate – No admittance without a Child

Building 6, Gunnar Schonbeck Exhibition – Various times

Members of Wilco will stop by at scheduled times throughout the weekend to play music with your kids on Gunnar Schonbeck’s collection of diverse and unexpected instruments. All adults must be accompanied by a child (12 & under) and all children must be accompanied by an adult.


Gustafer Yellowgold

Sunday, 1:40p Building 10, 3rd FL

GRAMMY nominated songwriter/cartoonist Morgan Taylor brings his touching and funny multimedia concert of catchy and weird pop songs backed by moving illustrations.  Hailed by the New York Times as – “Dr.Seuss Meets ‘Yellow Submarine’!”


Kidspace at MASS MoCA

Kidspace is a child-centered art gallery and hands-on studio presenting exhibitions and educational experiences in collaboration with leading artists. The program focuses on contemporary social issues and expanding notions of art and art materials. Artists are selected for the educational and artistic merit of their work and their ability to connect to children (and adults). Exhibitions have featured renowned artists from around the world including Long-Bin Chen, Devorah Sperber, Portia Munson, Lisa Hoke, Willie Birch, Gajin Fujita, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Roger Shimomura, Ran Hwang, Nick Veasey, and Nick Cave.


Camps For Kids

Two-hour mini-camps are open to kids entering 1st through 5th grade. Camp drop-off happens in Kidspace and sessions are held on the third floor of Building 10 and in the galleries. Space limited. Details and sign up HERE.