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Tuesday, March 28

Make Music: Rockin Hide/Show

Design and decorate your own musical instrument then shake it up to create rhythm!

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Story Studio 1, 2, 3 & 4 pm Hide/Show

Draw a legend, craft a tale, explore how pictures and words can mix together to tell your very own story.

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  • Wednesday, March 29: 2, 3, & 4 pm
  • Thursday, March 30: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 31: 1, 2, 3 & 4 pm

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10Hide/Show

Join us every day in the Pritzker Playspace, an intimate setting exclusively for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. It's a great place to meet other families, get inspired and play!

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  • Wednesday, March 29: 10
  • Thursday, March 30: 10 am - 12:30 pm & 5-8 pm
  • Friday, March 31: 10

Music is Good Vibrations: Instrument-making Workshop 2:15 pmHide/Show

Use your ingenuity and creativity to engineer a musical instrument from recycled materials.

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  • Thursday, March 30: 2:15 pm

Tinkering Lab: Make it Fly During Open HoursHide/Show

LOOK UP! Use paper, fabric and wind tunnels to make a contraption that flies, floats, hovers or spins!

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  • Wednesday, March 29: During Open Hours
  • Thursday, March 30: During Open Hours
  • Friday, March 31: During Open Hours
  • Saturday, April 01: During Open Hours
  • Sunday, April 02: During Open Hours

Wednesday, March 29

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10Hide/Show

Join us every day in the Pritzker Playspace, an intimate setting exclusively for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. It's a great place to meet other families, get inspired and play!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 29: 10
  • Thursday, March 30: 10 am - 12:30 pm & 5-8 pm
  • Friday, March 31: 10

Make Music: Castanets 11:15 amHide/Show

Find the beat with a pair of castanets that you make yourself.

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  • Wednesday, March 29: 11:15 am

Story Studio 2, 3, & 4 pm Hide/Show

Draw a legend, craft a tale, explore how pictures and words can mix together to tell your very own story.

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  • Wednesday, March 29: 2, 3, & 4 pm
  • Thursday, March 30: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 31: 1, 2, 3 & 4 pm

Make Music: Instrument Petting Zoo 2:15 pmHide/Show

Come meet instruments and their musicians!

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  • Wednesday, March 29: 2:15 pm
  • Friday, March 31: 2:15 pm

Tinkering Lab: Make it Fly During Open HoursHide/Show

LOOK UP! Use paper, fabric and wind tunnels to make a contraption that flies, floats, hovers or spins!

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  • Wednesday, March 29: During Open Hours
  • Thursday, March 30: During Open Hours
  • Friday, March 31: During Open Hours
  • Saturday, April 01: During Open Hours
  • Sunday, April 02: During Open Hours

Thursday, March 30

Target Free Family Night 5-8 pm Hide/Show

Free admission for all visitors

Story Studio 1, 2, 3, 4, 5:30 & 6:30 pmHide/Show

Draw a legend, craft a tale, explore how pictures and words can mix together to tell your very own story.

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  • Wednesday, March 29: 2, 3, & 4 pm
  • Thursday, March 30: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 31: 1, 2, 3 & 4 pm

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10 am - 12:30 pm & 5-8 pmHide/Show

Join us every day in the Pritzker Playspace, an intimate setting exclusively for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. It's a great place to meet other families, get inspired and play!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 29: 10
  • Thursday, March 30: 10 am - 12:30 pm & 5-8 pm
  • Friday, March 31: 10

Make Music: Kazoo-zaphones 11:15 amHide/Show

If you can hum, you can play the kazoo! What sound will you make with your uniquely decorated instrument?

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  • Thursday, March 30: 11:15 am

Music is Good Vibrations: Instrument-making Workshop 2:15 pmHide/Show

Use your ingenuity and creativity to engineer a musical instrument from recycled materials.

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, March 30: 2:15 pm

Tinkering Lab: Make it Fly During Open HoursHide/Show

LOOK UP! Use paper, fabric and wind tunnels to make a contraption that flies, floats, hovers or spins!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 29: During Open Hours
  • Thursday, March 30: During Open Hours
  • Friday, March 31: During Open Hours
  • Saturday, April 01: During Open Hours
  • Sunday, April 02: During Open Hours

Friday, March 31

Story Studio 1, 2, 3 & 4 pm Hide/Show

Draw a legend, craft a tale, explore how pictures and words can mix together to tell your very own story.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 29: 2, 3, & 4 pm
  • Thursday, March 30: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 31: 1, 2, 3 & 4 pm

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10Hide/Show

Join us every day in the Pritzker Playspace, an intimate setting exclusively for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. It's a great place to meet other families, get inspired and play!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 29: 10
  • Thursday, March 30: 10 am - 12:30 pm & 5-8 pm
  • Friday, March 31: 10

Make Music: Ear Harps 11:15 amHide/Show

Strum a secret note that's just for you. High or low, only you will know!

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  • Friday, March 31: 11:15 am

Make Music: Instrument Petting Zoo 2:15 pmHide/Show

Come meet instruments and their musicians!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 29: 2:15 pm
  • Friday, March 31: 2:15 pm

Tinkering Lab: Make it Fly During Open HoursHide/Show

LOOK UP! Use paper, fabric and wind tunnels to make a contraption that flies, floats, hovers or spins!

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  • Wednesday, March 29: During Open Hours
  • Thursday, March 30: During Open Hours
  • Friday, March 31: During Open Hours
  • Saturday, April 01: During Open Hours
  • Sunday, April 02: During Open Hours

Saturday, April 1

Mess Around With Math 11:15am & 2:15pmHide/Show

Math is personal, fun and over-the-top at Chicago Children's Museum! Each day features a different combination of activities designed to inspire a love of math in every visitor—small, tall or even full grown!

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  • Saturday, April 01: 11:15am & 2:15pm
  • Sunday, April 02: 11:15am & 2:15pm
  • Monday, April 03: 11:15am & 2:15pm
  • Tuesday, April 04: 11:15am & 2:15pm
  • Wednesday, April 05: 11:15am & 2:15pm

Tinkering Lab: Make it Fly During Open HoursHide/Show

LOOK UP! Use paper, fabric and wind tunnels to make a contraption that flies, floats, hovers or spins!

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  • Wednesday, March 29: During Open Hours
  • Thursday, March 30: During Open Hours
  • Friday, March 31: During Open Hours
  • Saturday, April 01: During Open Hours
  • Sunday, April 02: During Open Hours

Sunday, April 2

Free First Sunday Hide/Show

Free Admission for Children 15 and Under!

Mess Around With Math 11:15am & 2:15pmHide/Show

Math is personal, fun and over-the-top at Chicago Children's Museum! Each day features a different combination of activities designed to inspire a love of math in every visitor—small, tall or even full grown!

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 01: 11:15am & 2:15pm
  • Sunday, April 02: 11:15am & 2:15pm
  • Monday, April 03: 11:15am & 2:15pm
  • Tuesday, April 04: 11:15am & 2:15pm
  • Wednesday, April 05: 11:15am & 2:15pm

Drawing Comics & Storyboards 1pm, 2pm & 3pmHide/Show

Draw an epic legend, craft a tale, explore how pictures and words can mix together to tell your very own story.

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  • Sunday, April 02: 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
  • Monday, April 03: 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
  • Tuesday, April 04: 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
  • Thursday, April 06: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5:30pm & 6:30pm
  • Friday, April 07: 1pm, 2pm & 3pm

Tinkering Lab: Make it Fly During Open HoursHide/Show

LOOK UP! Use paper, fabric and wind tunnels to make a contraption that flies, floats, hovers or spins!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 29: During Open Hours
  • Thursday, March 30: During Open Hours
  • Friday, March 31: During Open Hours
  • Saturday, April 01: During Open Hours
  • Sunday, April 02: During Open Hours

Monday, April 3

Mess Around With Math 11:15am & 2:15pmHide/Show

Math is personal, fun and over-the-top at Chicago Children's Museum! Each day features a different combination of activities designed to inspire a love of math in every visitor—small, tall or even full grown!

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 01: 11:15am & 2:15pm
  • Sunday, April 02: 11:15am & 2:15pm
  • Monday, April 03: 11:15am & 2:15pm
  • Tuesday, April 04: 11:15am & 2:15pm
  • Wednesday, April 05: 11:15am & 2:15pm

Drawing Comics & Storyboards 1pm, 2pm & 3pmHide/Show

Draw an epic legend, craft a tale, explore how pictures and words can mix together to tell your very own story.

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, April 02: 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
  • Monday, April 03: 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
  • Tuesday, April 04: 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
  • Thursday, April 06: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5:30pm & 6:30pm
  • Friday, April 07: 1pm, 2pm & 3pm

Tinkering Lab: Make it Fly During Open HoursHide/Show

LOOK UP! Use paper, fabric and wind tunnels to make a contraption that flies, floats, hovers or spins!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 29: During Open Hours
  • Thursday, March 30: During Open Hours
  • Friday, March 31: During Open Hours
  • Saturday, April 01: During Open Hours
  • Sunday, April 02: During Open Hours