Calendar

Saturday, January 31

Collage Studio 1, 2 & 3pmHide/Show

Use brushes, glue and paper to transform surfaces into works of art. Collage boxes, paper and even a 15-foot-long boat!

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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!

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  • Sunday, February 01: 1-4pm
  • Monday, February 02: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 03: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 04: 10am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 05: 10am-12:30pm, 5-8pm

Toy Car City During museum hoursHide/Show

Navigate wooden cars on a flexible fabric roadway in our cozy, carpeted cityscape.

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Sunday, February 1

Free First Sunday Hide/Show

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, February 01: 1-4pm
  • Monday, February 02: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 03: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 04: 10am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 05: 10am-12:30pm, 5-8pm

Imagination Playground 11am-noonHide/Show

Design your own environment with flexible modular shapes. Think It. Dream It. Now play on it!

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  • Sunday, February 01: 11am-noon
  • Monday, February 02: 11am-noon
  • Tuesday, February 03: 11am-noon
  • Wednesday, February 04: 11am-noon
  • Thursday, February 05: 11am-noon

Monday, February 2

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, February 01: 1-4pm
  • Monday, February 02: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 03: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 04: 10am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 05: 10am-12:30pm, 5-8pm

Imagination Playground 11am-noonHide/Show

Design your own environment with flexible modular shapes. Think It. Dream It. Now play on it!

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, February 01: 11am-noon
  • Monday, February 02: 11am-noon
  • Tuesday, February 03: 11am-noon
  • Wednesday, February 04: 11am-noon
  • Thursday, February 05: 11am-noon

Tuesday, February 3

Light, Shadow & Play 1, 2 & 3pmHide/Show

Make your own shadow puppet and go on an adventure! Play with light, shadow, markers, papers, punches and more.

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  • Tuesday, February 03: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Thursday, February 05: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm, 5:30 & 6:30pm
  • Friday, February 06: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Saturday, February 07: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Sunday, February 08: 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
  • Sunday, February 01: 1-4pm
  • Monday, February 02: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 03: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 04: 10am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 05: 10am-12:30pm, 5-8pm

Imagination Playground 11am-noonHide/Show

Design your own environment with flexible modular shapes. Think It. Dream It. Now play on it!

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, February 01: 11am-noon
  • Monday, February 02: 11am-noon
  • Tuesday, February 03: 11am-noon
  • Wednesday, February 04: 11am-noon
  • Thursday, February 05: 11am-noon

Wednesday, February 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
  • Sunday, February 01: 1-4pm
  • Monday, February 02: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 03: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 04: 10am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 05: 10am-12:30pm, 5-8pm

Kids Create: Painting 10am-1pmHide/Show

Paint with brushes, hands, fingers--and tools that are not brushes at all! Roll marbles, cars and tires to create colorful paint tracks.

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  • Wednesday, February 04: 10am-1pm
  • Wednesday, February 11: 10am-1pm
  • Wednesday, February 18: 10am-1pm
  • Wednesday, February 25: 10am-1pm

Imagination Playground 11am-noonHide/Show

Design your own environment with flexible modular shapes. Think It. Dream It. Now play on it!

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, February 01: 11am-noon
  • Monday, February 02: 11am-noon
  • Tuesday, February 03: 11am-noon
  • Wednesday, February 04: 11am-noon
  • Thursday, February 05: 11am-noon

Thursday, February 5

Target Free Family Night 5-8 pm Hide/Show

Free admission for all visitors

Light, Shadow & Play 1, 2, 3 & 4pm, 5:30 & 6:30pmHide/Show

Make your own shadow puppet and go on an adventure! Play with light, shadow, markers, papers, punches and more.

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  • Tuesday, February 03: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Thursday, February 05: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm, 5:30 & 6:30pm
  • Friday, February 06: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Saturday, February 07: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Sunday, February 08: 1, 2 & 3pm

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
  • Sunday, February 01: 1-4pm
  • Monday, February 02: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 03: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 04: 10am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 05: 10am-12:30pm, 5-8pm

Imagination Playground 11am-noonHide/Show

Design your own environment with flexible modular shapes. Think It. Dream It. Now play on it!

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, February 01: 11am-noon
  • Monday, February 02: 11am-noon
  • Tuesday, February 03: 11am-noon
  • Wednesday, February 04: 11am-noon
  • Thursday, February 05: 11am-noon

Made In Chicago: Contemporary Youth Dancing with Mayfair Academy 6:30-7pmHide/Show

Enjoy a mix of contemporary and unique dance presentations by local Chicago youth from Mayfair Academy.

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  • Thursday, February 05: 6:30-7pm

Friday, February 6

Light, Shadow & Play 1, 2 & 3pmHide/Show

Make your own shadow puppet and go on an adventure! Play with light, shadow, markers, papers, punches and more.

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, February 03: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Thursday, February 05: 1, 2, 3 & 4pm, 5:30 & 6:30pm
  • Friday, February 06: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Saturday, February 07: 1, 2 & 3pm
  • Sunday, February 08: 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
  • Sunday, February 01: 1-4pm
  • Monday, February 02: 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 03: 10am-12:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 04: 10am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 05: 10am-12:30pm, 5-8pm

In the Loop 10am-noon Hide/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.

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  • Friday, February 06: 10am-noon
  • Friday, February 13: 10am-noon
  • Friday, February 20: 10am-noon
  • Friday, February 27: 10am-noon
  • Friday, March 06: 10am-noon

Imagination Playground 11am-noonHide/Show

Design your own environment with flexible modular shapes. Think It. Dream It. Now play on it!

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, February 01: 11am-noon
  • Monday, February 02: 11am-noon
  • Tuesday, February 03: 11am-noon
  • Wednesday, February 04: 11am-noon
  • Thursday, February 05: 11am-noon