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Friday, September 21

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10:00 am - 12:30 pmHide/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
  • Saturday, September 22: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, September 22: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, September 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Scissor Academy 10:30 am - 11:30 amHide/Show

No kid is too young to start learning how to use scissors--it’s all in the fine motor skills. Explore fun, creative activities to get those little hands ready to be creative scissor-wielding members of society!

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, September 28: 10:30 am 11:30 am

Toddler Takeover: Sounds Abound 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

From pots and pans, to straws and cans, investigate a symphony of household items. Great Hall, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, September 24: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, September 28: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 01: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Painting Studio 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Explore different painting methods in this workshop for all ages. Paint anything from large-scale collaborative works to mini masterpieces you can take home!

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, September 22: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, September 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, September 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm

Toddler Takeover: Tiny Tennis 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Serve up an ace at our tot-sized tennis courts! Great Hall, ages 1 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, September 24: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS During open hoursHide/Show

Try out a tool and explore materials in our kid-friendly wood shop! Ages: 3 & up with safety glasses

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, September 22: During open hours
  • Monday, September 24: During open hours
  • Tuesday, September 25: During open hours
  • Wednesday, September 26: During open hours
  • Thursday, September 27: During open hours

Saturday, September 22

Painting Studio 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pmHide/Show

Explore different painting methods in this workshop for all ages. Paint anything from large-scale collaborative works to mini masterpieces you can take home!

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, September 22: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, September 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, September 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmHide/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
  • Saturday, September 22: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, September 22: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, September 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Autumn Art 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

The beauty of autumn is all about color and shape filtered through light. Celebrate the season by creating a translucent work of art. Great Hall, ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, September 22: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, September 27: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, September 28: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 9:00 am - 12:00 pmHide/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
  • Saturday, September 22: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, September 22: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, September 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS During open hoursHide/Show

Try out a tool and explore materials in our kid-friendly wood shop! Ages: 3 & up with safety glasses

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, September 22: During open hours
  • Monday, September 24: During open hours
  • Tuesday, September 25: During open hours
  • Wednesday, September 26: During open hours
  • Thursday, September 27: During open hours

Sunday, September 23

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10:00 am - 1:00 pmHide/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
  • Saturday, September 22: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, September 22: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, September 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Painting Studio 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pmHide/Show

Explore different painting methods in this workshop for all ages. Paint anything from large-scale collaborative works to mini masterpieces you can take home!

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, September 22: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, September 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, September 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm

Autumn Art 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

The beauty of autumn is all about color and shape filtered through light. Celebrate the season by creating a translucent work of art. Great Hall, ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, September 22: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, September 27: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, September 28: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Monday, September 24

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10:00 am - 12:30 pmHide/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
  • Saturday, September 22: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, September 22: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, September 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Young Artists’ Program: Weaving 10:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Up and down, over and under, round and round! Drop on into the studio and try your hand at weaving on our large scale looms! Art Studio, ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, September 24: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, September 27: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 08: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Toddler Takeover: Sounds Abound 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

From pots and pans, to straws and cans, investigate a symphony of household items. Great Hall, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, September 24: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, September 28: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 01: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Painting Studio 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Explore different painting methods in this workshop for all ages. Paint anything from large-scale collaborative works to mini masterpieces you can take home!

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, September 22: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, September 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, September 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm

Toddler Takeover: Tiny Tennis 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Serve up an ace at our tot-sized tennis courts! Great Hall, ages 1 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, September 24: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS During open hoursHide/Show

Try out a tool and explore materials in our kid-friendly wood shop! Ages: 3 & up with safety glasses

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, September 22: During open hours
  • Monday, September 24: During open hours
  • Tuesday, September 25: During open hours
  • Wednesday, September 26: During open hours
  • Thursday, September 27: During open hours

Tuesday, September 25

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10:00 am - 12:30 pmHide/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
  • Saturday, September 22: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, September 22: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, September 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Young Artists’ Program: Weaving 10:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Up and down, over and under, round and round! Drop on into the studio and try your hand at weaving on our large scale looms! Art Studio, ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, September 24: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, September 27: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 08: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Toddlerville 11: 15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Calling all city planners! Create a town with roads, rivers and buildings from the floor up. Great Hall, Ages 2 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, September 25: 11: 15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, September 27: 11: 15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 02: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 04: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 09: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Toddler Takeover: Sounds Abound 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

From pots and pans, to straws and cans, investigate a symphony of household items. Great Hall, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, September 24: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, September 28: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 01: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS During open hoursHide/Show

Try out a tool and explore materials in our kid-friendly wood shop! Ages: 3 & up with safety glasses

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, September 22: During open hours
  • Monday, September 24: During open hours
  • Tuesday, September 25: During open hours
  • Wednesday, September 26: During open hours
  • Thursday, September 27: During open hours

Wednesday, September 26

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10:00 am - 12:30 pmHide/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
  • Saturday, September 22: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, September 22: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, September 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Young Artists’ Program: Weaving 10:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Up and down, over and under, round and round! Drop on into the studio and try your hand at weaving on our large scale looms! Art Studio, ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, September 24: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, September 27: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 08: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Toddler Takeover: Sounds Abound 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

From pots and pans, to straws and cans, investigate a symphony of household items. Great Hall, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, September 24: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, September 28: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 01: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Painting Studio 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Explore different painting methods in this workshop for all ages. Paint anything from large-scale collaborative works to mini masterpieces you can take home!

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, September 22: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, September 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, September 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm

Autumn Art 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

The beauty of autumn is all about color and shape filtered through light. Celebrate the season by creating a translucent work of art. Great Hall, ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, September 22: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, September 27: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, September 28: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS During open hoursHide/Show

Try out a tool and explore materials in our kid-friendly wood shop! Ages: 3 & up with safety glasses

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, September 22: During open hours
  • Monday, September 24: During open hours
  • Tuesday, September 25: During open hours
  • Wednesday, September 26: During open hours
  • Thursday, September 27: During open hours

Thursday, September 27

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10:00 am - 12:30 pmHide/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
  • Saturday, September 22: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, September 22: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, September 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Young Artists’ Program: Weaving 10:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Up and down, over and under, round and round! Drop on into the studio and try your hand at weaving on our large scale looms! Art Studio, ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, September 24: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, September 27: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 08: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Toddlerville 11: 15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Calling all city planners! Create a town with roads, rivers and buildings from the floor up. Great Hall, Ages 2 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, September 25: 11: 15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, September 27: 11: 15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 02: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 04: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 09: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Painting Studio 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pmHide/Show

Explore different painting methods in this workshop for all ages. Paint anything from large-scale collaborative works to mini masterpieces you can take home!

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, September 22: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, September 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, September 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm

Autumn Art 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

The beauty of autumn is all about color and shape filtered through light. Celebrate the season by creating a translucent work of art. Great Hall, ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, September 22: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, September 27: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, September 28: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 5 pm - 8 pmHide/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
  • Saturday, September 22: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, September 22: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 23: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, September 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS During open hoursHide/Show

Try out a tool and explore materials in our kid-friendly wood shop! Ages: 3 & up with safety glasses

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, September 22: During open hours
  • Monday, September 24: During open hours
  • Tuesday, September 25: During open hours
  • Wednesday, September 26: During open hours
  • Thursday, September 27: During open hours

Woodshop PLUS Cardboard During open hoursHide/Show

It's our kid-friendly Tinkering Lab workshop with a twist! Come try out tools and explore the many ways you can build with cardboard! Safety glasses required. Tinkering Lab, ages three and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, September 27: During open hours
  • Friday, September 28: During open hours
  • Saturday, September 29: During open hours
  • Sunday, September 30: During open hours
  • Monday, October 01: During open hours