LGBTQ Pride Events | Chicago Children's Museum at Navy Pier

LGBTQ Pride Events

Join us for playful activities that celebrate and show our support for LGBTQ families. Connect with other LGBTQ families in the Hospitality Room, decorate a storybook necklace representing your family, help transform our staircase into a giant rainbow, and much more. Check out the full schedule below.  

Rainbow Staircase - All Day to the end of June 
Help transform our 3-story central staircase into a giant rainbow by adding colorful ribbons every time you visit in May and June. 

"What Makes a Family?" Chalkwall - All Day to the end of June
Write your ideas about family on our huge chalkboard; we’re more alike than different! 

Visiting Artist Drop-in Studio: Rick Proper and Leah Ball - 12-4 pm  
Come join Chicago artists Rick Proper and Leah Ball in the art studio to learn about their work and make a big collaborative piece together! 

Hospitality Suite - 10:30 am-4:30 pm  
Enjoy snacks, music, LGBTQ family-focused resources and information, and story time for LGBTQ families and allies. All welcome!  

Family Storybook Necklaces - 11 am-2 pm
Make and take a storybook necklace representing how you think and feel about family.


LGBTQ Inclusion Resources

Chicago Children’s Museum is proud to partner with Family Equality Council, the Illinois Safe School Alliance, and Lurie Children’s Hospital’s Gender & Sex Development Program.