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Sunday, February 14

Toy Photography with Tiffany Gholar 1, 2 & 3pmHide/Show

See toys in a whole new light when you use them to tell stories through photographs. Set the scene, and work with local artist Tiffany Gholar to photograph toys using digital cameras or your own phone! Best for ages 5 and up.

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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
  • Monday, February 15: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 17: 10am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 18: 10am-12:30pm
  • Friday, February 19: 10am-12:30pm

Floppy Ears 11:15amHide/Show

Dogs use their ears to win our hearts and tell us what they’re feeling. Create expressive ears you can wear home.

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, February 20: 11:15am
  • Sunday, February 21: 11:15am
  • Saturday, February 27: 11:15am
  • Sunday, February 28: 11:15am

Make a Toy for a Shelter Pet 2:15pmHide/Show

Create a special toy to comfort a pet that is waiting to be adopted at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

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  • Friday, February 19: 2:15pm
  • Sunday, February 21: 2:15pm
  • Saturday, February 27: 2:15pm

Monday, February 15

Paper Sculptures 1, 2, 3 & 4pmHide/Show

Use an assortment of papers, string, scissors and tape to take flat paper into the third dimension!

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  • Monday, February 15: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Thursday, February 18: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5:30 & 6:30pm
  • Friday, February 19: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Saturday, February 20: 1, 2 & 3pm

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
  • Monday, February 15: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 17: 10am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 18: 10am-12:30pm
  • Friday, February 19: 10am-12:30pm

Pet Puppet Meet and Greet 11:15amHide/Show

Meet our museum pet puppets, who are kind of silly, but can teach children to be kind and gentle.

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  • Monday, February 15: 11:15am
  • Tuesday, February 16: 11:15am
  • Wednesday, February 17: 11:15am
  • Thursday, February 18: 11:15am
  • Friday, February 19: 11:15am

Curious About Currency 1:30-2:30pmHide/Show

Are you mad about money? Learn fascinating facts about cash when you answer fun riddles and take a close look at bills and coins! This program is made possible with support from Fifth Third Bank.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, February 15: 1:30-2:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 11am-noon
  • Wednesday, February 17: 11am-noon
  • Thursday, February 18: 11am-noon & 6-7pm
  • Friday, February 19: 11am-noon

Tuesday, February 16

Paper Sculptures 1, 2 & 3pmHide/Show

Use an assortment of papers, string, scissors and tape to take flat paper into the third dimension!

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  • Monday, February 15: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Thursday, February 18: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5:30 & 6:30pm
  • Friday, February 19: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Saturday, February 20: 1, 2 & 3pm

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
  • Monday, February 15: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 17: 10am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 18: 10am-12:30pm
  • Friday, February 19: 10am-12:30pm

Pet Puppet Meet and Greet 11:15amHide/Show

Meet our museum pet puppets, who are kind of silly, but can teach children to be kind and gentle.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, February 15: 11:15am
  • Tuesday, February 16: 11:15am
  • Wednesday, February 17: 11:15am
  • Thursday, February 18: 11:15am
  • Friday, February 19: 11:15am

Curious About Currency 11am-noonHide/Show

Are you mad about money? Learn fascinating facts about cash when you answer fun riddles and take a close look at bills and coins! This program is made possible with support from Fifth Third Bank.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, February 15: 1:30-2:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 11am-noon
  • Wednesday, February 17: 11am-noon
  • Thursday, February 18: 11am-noon & 6-7pm
  • Friday, February 19: 11am-noon

Wednesday, February 17

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
  • Monday, February 15: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 17: 10am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 18: 10am-12:30pm
  • Friday, February 19: 10am-12:30pm

Kids Create: Winter Exploration 10am-1pmHide/Show

Tired of winter? Come explore ice and other cold materials in a whole new way, in the warmth of the art studio.

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  • Wednesday, February 17: 10am-1pm
  • Wednesday, February 24: 10am-1pm

Pet Puppet Meet and Greet 11:15amHide/Show

Meet our museum pet puppets, who are kind of silly, but can teach children to be kind and gentle.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, February 15: 11:15am
  • Tuesday, February 16: 11:15am
  • Wednesday, February 17: 11:15am
  • Thursday, February 18: 11:15am
  • Friday, February 19: 11:15am

Curious About Currency 11am-noonHide/Show

Are you mad about money? Learn fascinating facts about cash when you answer fun riddles and take a close look at bills and coins! This program is made possible with support from Fifth Third Bank.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, February 15: 1:30-2:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 11am-noon
  • Wednesday, February 17: 11am-noon
  • Thursday, February 18: 11am-noon & 6-7pm
  • Friday, February 19: 11am-noon

Thursday, February 18

Target Free Family Night 5-8 pm Hide/Show

Free admission for all visitors

Paper Sculptures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5:30 & 6:30pmHide/Show

Use an assortment of papers, string, scissors and tape to take flat paper into the third dimension!

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, February 15: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Thursday, February 18: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5:30 & 6:30pm
  • Friday, February 19: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Saturday, February 20: 1, 2 & 3pm

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
  • Monday, February 15: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 17: 10am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 18: 10am-12:30pm
  • Friday, February 19: 10am-12:30pm

Pet Puppet Meet and Greet 11:15amHide/Show

Meet our museum pet puppets, who are kind of silly, but can teach children to be kind and gentle.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, February 15: 11:15am
  • Tuesday, February 16: 11:15am
  • Wednesday, February 17: 11:15am
  • Thursday, February 18: 11:15am
  • Friday, February 19: 11:15am

Curious About Currency 11am-noon & 6-7pmHide/Show

Are you mad about money? Learn fascinating facts about cash when you answer fun riddles and take a close look at bills and coins! This program is made possible with support from Fifth Third Bank.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, February 15: 1:30-2:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 11am-noon
  • Wednesday, February 17: 11am-noon
  • Thursday, February 18: 11am-noon & 6-7pm
  • Friday, February 19: 11am-noon

Friday, February 19

Paper Sculptures 1, 2 & 3pmHide/Show

Use an assortment of papers, string, scissors and tape to take flat paper into the third dimension!

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, February 15: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Thursday, February 18: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5:30 & 6:30pm
  • Friday, February 19: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Saturday, February 20: 1, 2 & 3pm

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
  • Monday, February 15: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 17: 10am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 18: 10am-12:30pm
  • Friday, February 19: 10am-12:30pm

Pet Puppet Meet and Greet 11:15amHide/Show

Meet our museum pet puppets, who are kind of silly, but can teach children to be kind and gentle.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, February 15: 11:15am
  • Tuesday, February 16: 11:15am
  • Wednesday, February 17: 11:15am
  • Thursday, February 18: 11:15am
  • Friday, February 19: 11:15am

Curious About Currency 11am-noonHide/Show

Are you mad about money? Learn fascinating facts about cash when you answer fun riddles and take a close look at bills and coins! This program is made possible with support from Fifth Third Bank.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, February 15: 1:30-2:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 11am-noon
  • Wednesday, February 17: 11am-noon
  • Thursday, February 18: 11am-noon & 6-7pm
  • Friday, February 19: 11am-noon

Make a Toy for a Shelter Pet 2:15pmHide/Show

Create a special toy to comfort a pet that is waiting to be adopted at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, February 19: 2:15pm
  • Sunday, February 21: 2:15pm
  • Saturday, February 27: 2:15pm

Saturday, February 20

Paper Sculptures 1, 2 & 3pmHide/Show

Use an assortment of papers, string, scissors and tape to take flat paper into the third dimension!

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, February 15: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Thursday, February 18: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5:30 & 6:30pm
  • Friday, February 19: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Saturday, February 20: 1, 2 & 3pm

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
  • Monday, February 15: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 16: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 17: 10am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 18: 10am-12:30pm
  • Friday, February 19: 10am-12:30pm

Floppy Ears 11:15amHide/Show

Dogs use their ears to win our hearts and tell us what they’re feeling. Create expressive ears you can wear home.

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, February 20: 11:15am
  • Sunday, February 21: 11:15am
  • Saturday, February 27: 11:15am
  • Sunday, February 28: 11:15am

Meet the Vet 2-3pmHide/Show

Meet a veterinarian from South Loop Animal Hospital and find out what it's like to work with animals.

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  • Saturday, February 20: 2-3pm
  • Saturday, March 12: 2-3pm
  • Saturday, March 26: 2-3pm
  • Saturday, April 16: 2-3pm
  • Saturday, April 30: 2-3pm

Pet a Pet NoonHide/Show

Meet and greet a furry friend! Thanks to our partnership with The Anti-Cruelty Society, you can interact with a real dog or guinea pig in the Pets Unleashed exhibit.

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  • Saturday, February 20: Noon
  • Saturday, February 27: Noon
  • Saturday, March 05: Noon
  • Saturday, March 12: Noon
  • Saturday, March 19: Noon
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