Summer Family Film Series: Spirited Away

Online Program

June 18, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Bullock Museum is pleased to present the fifth annual Summer Family Film Series -- virtual edition. 

Connect with us this summer from the comfort of your home as we explore feelings and their many forms. Centered on the films Spirited AwaySpider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Inside Out, each program includes an engaging, creative activity that you won’t want to miss.

Program is FREE to the public and will be available post-livestream on the Bullock Museum YouTube channel.

Event Details

Join a Museum Educator with the whole family for an online activity that ties in motifs from the film Spirited Away. We will spread love and foster friendship through the creation of friendship bracelets. By twisting, braiding and threading colorful beads with string, your friendship bracelet can be an inspiration for strength and everlasting happiness. Best of all, sharing friendship bracelets with others spreads love! 

Watch Spirited Away at your leisure using your favorite online streaming service and if you’re looking for more films to indulge in this summer, look no further than our film programmer’s extended and specially curated list. The films listed here will spark creativity for family activities and multi-generational conversations that touch on the many ways our feelings take shape. 

Activity Materials:

  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Assortment of:
    • Pipe cleaners
    • Yarn
    • Embroidery string
    • Fabric strips
    • Beads
    • Colorful macaroni
    • Cut up straws

The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a division of the Texas State Preservation Board. Additional support for educational programming provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.

Film Details

Suggested Age : 9+ due to frightening/disturbing scenes 
Director | Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Release year: 2001

Winner of the Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature, Hayao Miyazaki’s wondrous fantasy adventure is a dazzling masterpiece from one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the history of animation. Chihiro’s family is moving to a new house, but when they stop on the way to explore an abandoned village, her parents undergo a mysterious transformation and Chihiro is whisked into a world of fantastic spirits. Chihiro must use all her wits to survive in this strange new place, find a way to free her parents and return to the normal world. 

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