Calendar

Wednesday, July 30

Kids Create: Play with Collage 10am - 1pmHide/Show

Share in sensory art explorations designed for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents. Play with beautiful collage materials and recycled objects. Practice cutting and gluing while you make a masterpiece. Jump and play in our shredded paper pile! This program takes place in the Kraft Artabounds Studio.

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Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10am - 12:30pmHide/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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  • Thursday, July 31: 10am-12:30pm & 5-8pm
  • Friday, August 01: 10am-12:30pm
  • Saturday, August 02: 10am-noon & 1-3pm
  • Sunday, August 03: 1-4pm
  • Monday, August 04: 10am-12:30pm

Stuffed Art 2, 3 & 4pmHide/Show

Is it a stuffed animal or is it art? Yes and yes! Come create a comfy creature to call your own.

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  • Thursday, July 31: 5:30 & 6:30pm

Daredevil Cafe 3:13pmHide/Show

You never know what smelly, tingling or outrageous delight might be on today's menu. Try a taste of something a little dangerous, a little daring, and a little scary.

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  • Thursday, July 31: 3:13pm

Handle with Care During museum hoursHide/Show

Hammers and saws and drills, oh my! Yes, we're talking power drills. Yes, kids can really use all of these tools. We'll show you how to play with grown-up tools safely!

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  • Thursday, July 31: During museum hours

Human Wrecking Ball During museum hoursHide/Show

We dare you to jump off a platform hanging onto a 30-foot rope suspended from our Great Hall ceiling. Smack into a stack of stuff and send it flying!

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  • Thursday, July 31: During museum hours

Thursday, July 31

Target Free Family Night 5-8pmHide/Show

Free admission for all visitors

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10am-12:30pm & 5-8pmHide/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
  • Thursday, July 31: 10am-12:30pm & 5-8pm
  • Friday, August 01: 10am-12:30pm
  • Saturday, August 02: 10am-noon & 1-3pm
  • Sunday, August 03: 1-4pm
  • Monday, August 04: 10am-12:30pm

Fling It! 11:30amHide/Show

You can make stuff fly! All it takes is ingenuity and some simple machines. Then, watch out!

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  • Thursday, July 31: 11:30am

Daredevil Cafe 3:13pmHide/Show

You never know what smelly, tingling or outrageous delight might be on today's menu. Try a taste of something a little dangerous, a little daring, and a little scary.

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, July 31: 3:13pm

Stuffed Art 5:30 & 6:30pmHide/Show

Is it a stuffed animal or is it art? Yes and yes! Come create a comfy creature to call your own.

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, July 31: 5:30 & 6:30pm

Handle with Care During museum hoursHide/Show

Hammers and saws and drills, oh my! Yes, we're talking power drills. Yes, kids can really use all of these tools. We'll show you how to play with grown-up tools safely!

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, July 31: During museum hours

Human Wrecking Ball During museum hoursHide/Show

We dare you to jump off a platform hanging onto a 30-foot rope suspended from our Great Hall ceiling. Smack into a stack of stuff and send it flying!

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, July 31: During museum hours

Friday, August 1

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10am-12:30pmHide/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
  • Thursday, July 31: 10am-12:30pm & 5-8pm
  • Friday, August 01: 10am-12:30pm
  • Saturday, August 02: 10am-noon & 1-3pm
  • Sunday, August 03: 1-4pm
  • Monday, August 04: 10am-12:30pm

Petite Chefs 11:30am, 12:30, 1:30 & 2:30pmHide/Show

Join chefs from the Washburne Culinary Institute as they introduce your taste buds to healthy, wonderful foods--and share some delicious secrets! This program is included in admission, but space is limited. Pick up tickets outside the Bonnie Fine Workshop one hour before the program for each member of your party.

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  • Friday, August 01: 11:30am, 12:30, 1:30 & 2:30pm
  • Friday, August 08: 11:30am, 12:30, 1:30 & 2:30pm
  • Friday, August 15: 11:30am, 12:30, 1:30 & 2:30pm

Wacky Wearables 3:15pmHide/Show

Make something you can wear, and then make yourself laugh! Join us to create silly accessories fit for a budding comedian.

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  • Friday, August 01: 3:15pm
  • Saturday, August 02: 3:15pm
  • Sunday, August 03: 3:15pm
  • Monday, August 04: 3:15pm
  • Tuesday, August 05: 3:15pm

Saturday, August 2

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10am-noon & 1-3pmHide/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
  • Thursday, July 31: 10am-12:30pm & 5-8pm
  • Friday, August 01: 10am-12:30pm
  • Saturday, August 02: 10am-noon & 1-3pm
  • Sunday, August 03: 1-4pm
  • Monday, August 04: 10am-12:30pm

Standup Comedy: Live Mic 11:15amHide/Show

Is this thing on? It sure is! Take your material to the stage at CCM's comedy club, The Laugh Shack. You can tell a joke or just act goofy. We're your biggest fans!

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  • Saturday, August 02: 11:15am
  • Sunday, August 03: 11:15am
  • Monday, August 04: 11:15am
  • Tuesday, August 05: 11:15am
  • Wednesday, August 06: 11:15am

Wacky Wearables 3:15pmHide/Show

Make something you can wear, and then make yourself laugh! Join us to create silly accessories fit for a budding comedian.

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  • Friday, August 01: 3:15pm
  • Saturday, August 02: 3:15pm
  • Sunday, August 03: 3:15pm
  • Monday, August 04: 3:15pm
  • Tuesday, August 05: 3:15pm

Sunday, August 3

Free First Sunday Hide/Show

Free admission for visitors 15 and under

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 1-4pmHide/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
  • Thursday, July 31: 10am-12:30pm & 5-8pm
  • Friday, August 01: 10am-12:30pm
  • Saturday, August 02: 10am-noon & 1-3pm
  • Sunday, August 03: 1-4pm
  • Monday, August 04: 10am-12:30pm

Standup Comedy: Live Mic 11:15amHide/Show

Is this thing on? It sure is! Take your material to the stage at CCM's comedy club, The Laugh Shack. You can tell a joke or just act goofy. We're your biggest fans!

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, August 02: 11:15am
  • Sunday, August 03: 11:15am
  • Monday, August 04: 11:15am
  • Tuesday, August 05: 11:15am
  • Wednesday, August 06: 11:15am

Wacky Wearables 3:15pmHide/Show

Make something you can wear, and then make yourself laugh! Join us to create silly accessories fit for a budding comedian.

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  • Friday, August 01: 3:15pm
  • Saturday, August 02: 3:15pm
  • Sunday, August 03: 3:15pm
  • Monday, August 04: 3:15pm
  • Tuesday, August 05: 3:15pm

Monday, August 4

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10am-12:30pmHide/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
  • Thursday, July 31: 10am-12:30pm & 5-8pm
  • Friday, August 01: 10am-12:30pm
  • Saturday, August 02: 10am-noon & 1-3pm
  • Sunday, August 03: 1-4pm
  • Monday, August 04: 10am-12:30pm

Standup Comedy: Live Mic 11:15amHide/Show

Is this thing on? It sure is! Take your material to the stage at CCM's comedy club, The Laugh Shack. You can tell a joke or just act goofy. We're your biggest fans!

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, August 02: 11:15am
  • Sunday, August 03: 11:15am
  • Monday, August 04: 11:15am
  • Tuesday, August 05: 11:15am
  • Wednesday, August 06: 11:15am

Wacky Wearables 3:15pmHide/Show

Make something you can wear, and then make yourself laugh! Join us to create silly accessories fit for a budding comedian.

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  • Friday, August 01: 3:15pm
  • Saturday, August 02: 3:15pm
  • Sunday, August 03: 3:15pm
  • Monday, August 04: 3:15pm
  • Tuesday, August 05: 3:15pm

Tuesday, August 5

Clay Days 1, 2, 3 & 4pmHide/Show

Pound, smash, roll, slip and slice while playing with clay! Fun for all ages and abilities.

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  • Tuesday, August 05: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Wednesday, August 06: 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Thursday, August 07: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Friday, August 08: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Saturday, August 09: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10am-12:30pmHide/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
  • Thursday, July 31: 10am-12:30pm & 5-8pm
  • Friday, August 01: 10am-12:30pm
  • Saturday, August 02: 10am-noon & 1-3pm
  • Sunday, August 03: 1-4pm
  • Monday, August 04: 10am-12:30pm

Standup Comedy: Live Mic 11:15amHide/Show

Is this thing on? It sure is! Take your material to the stage at CCM's comedy club, The Laugh Shack. You can tell a joke or just act goofy. We're your biggest fans!

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, August 02: 11:15am
  • Sunday, August 03: 11:15am
  • Monday, August 04: 11:15am
  • Tuesday, August 05: 11:15am
  • Wednesday, August 06: 11:15am

Wacky Wearables 3:15pmHide/Show

Make something you can wear, and then make yourself laugh! Join us to create silly accessories fit for a budding comedian.

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, August 01: 3:15pm
  • Saturday, August 02: 3:15pm
  • Sunday, August 03: 3:15pm
  • Monday, August 04: 3:15pm
  • Tuesday, August 05: 3:15pm