Closest Resemblance to Art
→ hashtag: #BestArtTwin
Find your doppelgänger in a work of art.
Best Recreation of Art
→ hashtag: #BestArtRemake
Recreate art with a pose similar to the work.
→ hashtag: #BestArtSelfie
Take a photo of yourself with art, i.e. use a reflective surface to show your pretty mug.
Best Art Camoflauge
→ hashtag: #BestArtCamo
When you can’t tell where the art ends and you begin, i.e. art camouflage.
(Image taken from the excellent Brainpicker and her photo of a Paula Scher piece on her Instagram account)
Best Hiding Space for a Game of Hide-N-Seek
→ hashtag: #BestMuseumHidingSpace
Have someone take a picture of you, slightly visible, in the best hiding spot at the museum.
Best Interaction with a Museum Employee
→ hashtag: #BestMomentWithAMuseumEmployee
Involve a museum employee, in a fun way—so that they don’t think of #Artlympics participants as museum terrorists.
(Big thanks to Johnson at MOCA for being part of this.)
Best Retitling of a Work
→ hashtag: #BestNewArtTitle
Give the work a better title. Please use the caption section.
Example retitling for this art: “IDK, my BFF jill”
Kids-only event!: Best “My kid could make that" and They Did
→ hashtag: #BestKidRemake
If you’ve said it… here is the chance for your child do it, with all materials welcomed.
Best Use of Museum for Non-Museum Purposes
→ hashtag: #BestNewMuseumPurpose
Doing anything outside of what is expected in a museum. (Videos are also welcome!)
Best New Caption for Art
→ hashtag: #BestArtCaption
Like a caption contest for a cartoon or photo, except with art. Please use the caption section.
Example of a new description: “Child, drunk, does his Bambi’s first steps impression—for like the millionth time.”
Best Going Along with It
→ hashtag: #BestWhatever
Pretend like you’re part of the scene and become one with the art. This is the wild card event, for anything you want to do but aren’t sure where it should go.
(Idea taken from the magnificent JT Steiny)
Best Self-Curated, Self-Titled Series
→ hashtag: #BestNewArtSeries
Find a thread between multiple pieces and name it.
Example of a self-curated, self-titled series: “LACMA’s Beatles cover band”
Best Dance Move Inspired by Art
→ hashtag: #BestArtInspiredDance
Move and shake to the rhythm of the artist, i.e. the Twerk-casso, the Two-step Turrell, the Serra-Souljaboy, et cetera
Best Art Voice Over
→ hashtag: #BestArtVoiceOver
Give art the voice to say what it never could, and you thought it should.
Best Fake Museum Tour
→ hashtag: #BestFakeTour
Give art the best made up schpeel you’ve never heard.
Click here to download a PDF with all the events and hashtags to print out