Enjoy FREE dance games, an outdoor Inside/Out performance, multi-generational movement and music classes, a special kids’ tour of the Pillow’s historic grounds, and more!

Plus! A hip-hop dance cypher on the Inside/Out stage with It’s Showtime NYC! at 4pm before their performance at 6:15pm. Join the company on our iconic outdoor stage for a street dance demonstration and class. Then show off your moves in a friendly dance battle with the dancers!

Schedule of Events

2pm & 3pm | Yoga with Madeline Maxine Gorman; Great Lawn
BYOMoB! (Bring your own mat or blanket)

2-4pm | Arts & Crafts; Tea Garden

2-6pm | Drawing & Coloring Stations; Inside/Out

2:30pm | Creative Movement Class | Open to all ages & abilities; Tea Garden

2:30pm & 5:30pm | Kids Tour; leaves from the Welcome Center

3pm & 4pm | Storytime with Krystyna Poray Goddu, author of An Unlikely Ballerina; Doris Duke Theatre Porch

4pm | Drumming Class with Aimee Gelinas; Great Lawn

4pm | Community Hip-Hop Cypher with It’s Showtime NYC!; Inside/Out stage

5pm | Families Dance Together; Bakalar Studio

6:15pm | Inside/Out performance: It’s Showtime NYC!; Inside/Out

All Day

  • Join in a Pillow Scavenger Hunt | pick up from the welcome table on the Main Path
  • Visit The Archives and watch dance videos & learn more about the Pillow’s rich history
  • Visit onsite Exhibits in Blake’s Barn, the Ted Shawn Theatre lobby, and the Doris Duke Theatre lobby
Event Dates

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Free Fun Friday

At Jacob’s Pillow: Aug 10