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Tuesday, May 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
  • Wednesday, May 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, May 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Rockin’ Rice and Beans   11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Design and decorate your own musical instrument then shake it up to create rhythm!     Great Hall, Ages 2 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, May 24: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, May 28: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, May 31: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Ear Harps 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Strum a secret note that's just for you. High or low, only you will know! Great Hall, Ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, May 24: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, May 28: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, May 31: 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
  • Wednesday, May 22: During open hours
  • Thursday, May 23: During open hours
  • Friday, May 24: During open hours
  • Saturday, May 25: During open hours
  • Sunday, May 26: During open hours

Wednesday, May 22

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
  • Wednesday, May 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, May 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Young Artist Program: Drawing Lab 10:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Experiment with mark making in new and exciting ways! What’s it like to move across the room while drawing or to draw with more than ONE marker at a time? Art Studio, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, May 22: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, May 27: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, May 28: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, May 29: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Pretend Pianos 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Use, drawing, pattern and your favorite things to make a paper piano! Join our workshop and find out more! Ages 4 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, May 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, May 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

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
  • Wednesday, May 22: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, May 27: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, May 29: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, May 30: 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
  • Wednesday, May 22: During open hours
  • Thursday, May 23: During open hours
  • Friday, May 24: During open hours
  • Saturday, May 25: During open hours
  • Sunday, May 26: During open hours

Thursday, May 23

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
  • Wednesday, May 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, May 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Young Artist Program: Drawing Lab 10:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Experiment with mark making in new and exciting ways! What’s it like to move across the room while drawing or to draw with more than ONE marker at a time? Art Studio, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, May 22: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, May 27: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, May 28: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, May 29: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Art a Go-Go 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Shake, rattle and roll to create art. The results may surprise you! Great Hall, ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, May 23: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Sunday, May 26: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, May 30: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Pretend Pianos 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Use, drawing, pattern and your favorite things to make a paper piano! Join our workshop and find out more! Ages 4 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, May 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, May 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

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
  • Wednesday, May 22: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, May 27: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, May 29: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, May 30: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 5:00 pm - 8:00 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
  • Wednesday, May 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, May 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Pretend Pianos 5:30 & 6:30 pmHide/Show

Use, drawing, pattern and your favorite things to make a paper piano! Join our workshop and find out more! Ages 4 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, May 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, May 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 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
  • Wednesday, May 22: During open hours
  • Thursday, May 23: During open hours
  • Friday, May 24: During open hours
  • Saturday, May 25: During open hours
  • Sunday, May 26: During open hours

Friday, May 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
  • Wednesday, May 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, May 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Rockin’ Rice and Beans   11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Design and decorate your own musical instrument then shake it up to create rhythm!     Great Hall, Ages 2 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, May 24: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, May 28: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, May 31: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Pretend Pianos 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Use, drawing, pattern and your favorite things to make a paper piano! Join our workshop and find out more! Ages 4 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, May 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, May 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Ear Harps 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Strum a secret note that's just for you. High or low, only you will know! Great Hall, Ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, May 24: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, May 28: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, May 31: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Kids Create: Music 9:30 am - 11:30 amHide/Show

Shake, rattle, and just make all sorts of noise! 5 and youngers can play with handmade instruments, make their own noise maker, and play with real musical instruments! Art Studio, ages 5 and under

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, May 24: 9:30 am 11:30 am
  • Friday, May 31: 9:30 am 11:30 am

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
  • Wednesday, May 22: During open hours
  • Thursday, May 23: During open hours
  • Friday, May 24: During open hours
  • Saturday, May 25: During open hours
  • Sunday, May 26: During open hours

Saturday, May 25

Pretend Pianos 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Use, drawing, pattern and your favorite things to make a paper piano! Join our workshop and find out more! Ages 4 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, May 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, May 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Art a Go-Go 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Shake, rattle and roll to create art. The results may surprise you! Great Hall, ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, May 23: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Sunday, May 26: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, May 30: 11:15 am 12:15 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
  • Wednesday, May 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, May 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Just Stringing Around  2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Create your own stringed instrument! Test it out and strum different tunes. Great Hall, ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, May 25: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, May 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, May 27: 11:15 am 12:15 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
  • Wednesday, May 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, May 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 1:00 pm 3:00 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
  • Wednesday, May 22: During open hours
  • Thursday, May 23: During open hours
  • Friday, May 24: During open hours
  • Saturday, May 25: During open hours
  • Sunday, May 26: During open hours

Sunday, May 26

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
  • Wednesday, May 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, May 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Pretend Pianos 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pmHide/Show

Use, drawing, pattern and your favorite things to make a paper piano! Join our workshop and find out more! Ages 4 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, May 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, May 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Art a Go-Go 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Shake, rattle and roll to create art. The results may surprise you! Great Hall, ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, May 23: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Sunday, May 26: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, May 30: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Just Stringing Around  2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Create your own stringed instrument! Test it out and strum different tunes. Great Hall, ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, May 25: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, May 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, May 27: 11:15 am 12:15 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
  • Wednesday, May 22: During open hours
  • Thursday, May 23: During open hours
  • Friday, May 24: During open hours
  • Saturday, May 25: During open hours
  • Sunday, May 26: During open hours

Monday, May 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
  • Wednesday, May 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, May 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Young Artist Program: Drawing Lab 10:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Experiment with mark making in new and exciting ways! What’s it like to move across the room while drawing or to draw with more than ONE marker at a time? Art Studio, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, May 22: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, May 27: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, May 28: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, May 29: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Just Stringing Around  11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Create your own stringed instrument! Test it out and strum different tunes. Great Hall, ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, May 25: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, May 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, May 27: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Pretend Pianos 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Use, drawing, pattern and your favorite things to make a paper piano! Join our workshop and find out more! Ages 4 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, May 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, May 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 25: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

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
  • Wednesday, May 22: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, May 23: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, May 27: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, May 29: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, May 30: 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
  • Wednesday, May 22: During open hours
  • Thursday, May 23: During open hours
  • Friday, May 24: During open hours
  • Saturday, May 25: During open hours
  • Sunday, May 26: During open hours