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Monday, June 19

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, June 26: 10am 12:30pm
  • Tuesday, June 27: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 28: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 5pm 8pm

Connect the Dot Constellations 11:15am Hide/Show

People have been finding constellations and creating stories about them for decades. Here's the chance to create your own!

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, June 26: 11:15am
  • Thursday, June 29: 11:15am

Art Studio: Shadow Puppets 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm Hide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, June 26: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Tuesday, June 27: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm

Dream Bottles 2:15pmHide/Show

Capture your dreams in a special bottle and place it where you'll always remember to follow them.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, June 26: 2:15pm
  • Wednesday, June 28: 2:15pm

Tuesday, June 20

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, June 26: 10am 12:30pm
  • Tuesday, June 27: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 28: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 5pm 8pm

Push Pin Constellations 11:15am Hide/Show

Illuminate your own magical night sky using tiny pinpricks and a flashlight. Explore the constellations in your own bedroom!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, June 27: 11:15am
  • Wednesday, June 28: 11:15am

Art Studio: Shadow Puppets 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm Hide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, June 26: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Tuesday, June 27: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm

Not Just a Nightlight 2:15pmHide/Show

Experience how light affects different materials. Make a creation that changes from day to night!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, June 27: 2:15pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 2:15pm

Wednesday, June 21

Kids Create: Light and Shadow 10am - 12pmHide/Show

Your child under five will have fun exploring their world full of shadows and light!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, June 28: 10am 12pm

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, June 26: 10am 12:30pm
  • Tuesday, June 27: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 28: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 5pm 8pm

Push Pin Constellations 11:15am Hide/Show

Illuminate your own magical night sky using tiny pinpricks and a flashlight. Explore the constellations in your own bedroom!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, June 27: 11:15am
  • Wednesday, June 28: 11:15am

Art Studio: Shadow Puppets 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm Hide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, June 26: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Tuesday, June 27: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm

Dream Bottles 2:15pmHide/Show

Capture your dreams in a special bottle and place it where you'll always remember to follow them.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, June 26: 2:15pm
  • Wednesday, June 28: 2:15pm

Thursday, June 22

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, June 26: 10am 12:30pm
  • Tuesday, June 27: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 28: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 5pm 8pm

Art Studio: Shadow Puppets 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5:30pm & 6:30pmHide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, June 26: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Tuesday, June 27: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 5pm - 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
  • Monday, June 26: 10am 12:30pm
  • Tuesday, June 27: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 28: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 5pm 8pm

Friday, June 23

Petite Chefs 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 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 the tickets outside the Bonnie Fine Workshop one hour before the program for each member of your party.

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, June 30: 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm
  • Friday, July 07: 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm
  • Friday, July 14: 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm
  • Friday, July 21: 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm
  • Friday, July 28: 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm

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, June 26: 10am 12:30pm
  • Tuesday, June 27: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 28: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 5pm 8pm

Art Studio: Shadow Puppets 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm Hide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, June 26: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Tuesday, June 27: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm

Saturday, June 24

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10am - 12pmHide/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, June 26: 10am 12:30pm
  • Tuesday, June 27: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 28: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 5pm 8pm

Bubbles or Inflatables 11:15am Hide/Show

What do a giant inflatable shape and a beautiful soap bubble have in common? They float unpredictably! If it's not raining, we'll be out on the terrace making bubbles and enjoying the skyline. Otherwise get ready for some raucous when when gigantic shapes descent on our Great Hall

  • Other Dates
  • No future dates

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 1pm - 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, June 26: 10am 12:30pm
  • Tuesday, June 27: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 28: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 5pm 8pm

Art Studio: Shadow Puppets 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm Hide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, June 26: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Tuesday, June 27: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm

Not Just a Nightlight 2:15pmHide/Show

Experience how light affects different materials. Make a creation that changes from day to night!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, June 27: 2:15pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 2:15pm

Sunday, June 25

Connect the Dot Constellations 11:15am Hide/Show

People have been finding constellations and creating stories about them for decades. Here's the chance to create your own!

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, June 26: 11:15am
  • Thursday, June 29: 11:15am

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 1pm - 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, June 26: 10am 12:30pm
  • Tuesday, June 27: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 28: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, June 29: 5pm 8pm

Art Studio: Shadow Puppets 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm Hide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, June 26: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Tuesday, June 27: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm

Bubbles or Inflatables 2:15pmHide/Show

What do a giant inflatable shape and a beautiful soap bubble have in common? They float unpredictably! If it's not raining, we'll be out on the terrace making bubbles and enjoying the skyline. Otherwise get ready for some raucous when when gigantic shapes descent on our Great Hall

  • Other Dates
  • No future dates