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Saturday, December 20

Pretend You're On Ice! Hide/Show

Slip, slide and swirl as you skate in your socks on our super-cool indoor "ice" rink.

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  • Sunday, December 21:
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Winter Symbols with Molly Zakrajsek 1, 2, 3 & 4pmHide/Show

Work with creative genius Molly Zakrajsek and take symbols and patterns to the next level! Explore artist tricks and new, special materials to create your own mini winter masterpieces.

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, December 21: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm

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
  • Sunday, December 21: 1-4pm
  • Monday, December 22: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, December 23: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, December 24: 10am-12:30pm
  • Friday, December 26: 10am-12:30pm

Sunday, December 21

Pretend You're On Ice! Hide/Show

Slip, slide and swirl as you skate in your socks on our super-cool indoor "ice" rink.

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, December 21:
  • Monday, December 22:
  • Tuesday, December 23:
  • Wednesday, December 24:
  • Friday, December 26:

Winter Symbols with Molly Zakrajsek 1, 2, 3 & 4pmHide/Show

Work with creative genius Molly Zakrajsek and take symbols and patterns to the next level! Explore artist tricks and new, special materials to create your own mini winter masterpieces.

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, December 21: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm

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
  • Sunday, December 21: 1-4pm
  • Monday, December 22: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, December 23: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, December 24: 10am-12:30pm
  • Friday, December 26: 10am-12:30pm

Monday, December 22

Pretend You're On Ice! Hide/Show

Slip, slide and swirl as you skate in your socks on our super-cool indoor "ice" rink.

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, December 21:
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  • Friday, December 26:

Play Dough Sculptures 1, 2, 3 & 4pmHide/Show

Don't miss our annual dough sculpture workshop! Shape anything from pretend cookies to latkes, from dinosaurs to space travelers out of our handmade, scented play dough.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, December 22: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Tuesday, December 23: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Friday, December 26: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Saturday, December 27: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Sunday, December 28: 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
  • Sunday, December 21: 1-4pm
  • Monday, December 22: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, December 23: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, December 24: 10am-12:30pm
  • Friday, December 26: 10am-12:30pm

Tuesday, December 23

Pretend You're On Ice! Hide/Show

Slip, slide and swirl as you skate in your socks on our super-cool indoor "ice" rink.

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, December 21:
  • Monday, December 22:
  • Tuesday, December 23:
  • Wednesday, December 24:
  • Friday, December 26:

Play Dough Sculptures 1, 2, 3 & 4pmHide/Show

Don't miss our annual dough sculpture workshop! Shape anything from pretend cookies to latkes, from dinosaurs to space travelers out of our handmade, scented play dough.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, December 22: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Tuesday, December 23: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Friday, December 26: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Saturday, December 27: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Sunday, December 28: 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
  • Sunday, December 21: 1-4pm
  • Monday, December 22: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, December 23: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, December 24: 10am-12:30pm
  • Friday, December 26: 10am-12:30pm

Wednesday, December 24

The museum will close at 2pm today. Hide/Show

Pretend You're On Ice! Hide/Show

Slip, slide and swirl as you skate in your socks on our super-cool indoor "ice" rink.

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, December 21:
  • Monday, December 22:
  • Tuesday, December 23:
  • Wednesday, December 24:
  • Friday, December 26:

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
  • Sunday, December 21: 1-4pm
  • Monday, December 22: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, December 23: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, December 24: 10am-12:30pm
  • Friday, December 26: 10am-12:30pm

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

Mix, roll, stamp and cut pretend cookies from handmade play dough. This program is designed for children ages 5 and younger.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, December 24: 10am-1pm
  • Wednesday, December 31: 10am-1pm

Thursday, December 25

The museum is closed today. Hide/Show

The museum is closed for Thanksgiving.

Friday, December 26

Today's Hours: 10 am-7 pm Hide/Show

Pretend You're On Ice! Hide/Show

Slip, slide and swirl as you skate in your socks on our super-cool indoor "ice" rink.

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, December 21:
  • Monday, December 22:
  • Tuesday, December 23:
  • Wednesday, December 24:
  • Friday, December 26:

Play Dough Sculptures 1, 2, 3 & 4pmHide/Show

Don't miss our annual dough sculpture workshop! Shape anything from pretend cookies to latkes, from dinosaurs to space travelers out of our handmade, scented play dough.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, December 22: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Tuesday, December 23: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Friday, December 26: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Saturday, December 27: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Sunday, December 28: 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
  • Sunday, December 21: 1-4pm
  • Monday, December 22: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, December 23: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, December 24: 10am-12:30pm
  • Friday, December 26: 10am-12:30pm

In the Loop 10am-noonHide/Show

Ever wonder how to help your child explore feelings through play, build strong relationships, find quality programs or figure out what goes on in your child's mind? In the Loop is an informal opportunity to connect with other families and child-development experts on a variety of parenting "hot topics," while playing in a homey setting designed for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. This series is free with museum admission.

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, December 26: 10am-noon