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Thursday, October 18

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, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 23: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Paint Your Face 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Transform your face with colorful, easy-to-apply (and wash-off) paint. Are you a cat or a silly pumpkin? You decide!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Costuming 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Transform yourself into a creature of your own design using fabrics, buttons, and fun recycled materials. Art Studio, ages four and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Toddlerville 2:15 pm - 3:15 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
  • Thursday, October 18: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 23: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 25: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 30: 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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Costume Design with Anna Glowacki 5:30 & 6:30 pmHide/Show

Work with costume designer Anna Glowacki and play with patterns, fabric and recycled materials to create your own simple costume piece. Create crowns for space princesses, capes for underwater super heroes, or anything your imagine can mix together! Art Studio, ages five and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, October 18: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, October 21: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm

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
  • Wednesday, October 17: During open hours
  • Thursday, October 18: During open hours
  • Friday, October 19: During open hours
  • Saturday, October 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, October 21: During open hours

Friday, October 19

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, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Paint Your Face 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Transform your face with colorful, easy-to-apply (and wash-off) paint. Are you a cat or a silly pumpkin? You decide!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Costuming 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Transform yourself into a creature of your own design using fabrics, buttons, and fun recycled materials. Art Studio, ages four and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, October 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Kids Create: Naturally Art 9:30 am - 11:30 amHide/Show

Explore nature inside the Art Studio and discover how sticks, mud, plants and art materials all go so well together! Art Studio, ages five and under

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, October 19: 9:30 am 11:30 am
  • Friday, October 26: 9:30 am 11:30 am

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
  • Wednesday, October 17: During open hours
  • Thursday, October 18: During open hours
  • Friday, October 19: During open hours
  • Saturday, October 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, October 21: During open hours

Saturday, October 20

Paint Your Face 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Transform your face with colorful, easy-to-apply (and wash-off) paint. Are you a cat or a silly pumpkin? You decide!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 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, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Costume Design with Anna Glowacki 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pmHide/Show

Work with costume designer Anna Glowacki and play with patterns, fabric and recycled materials to create your own simple costume piece. Create crowns for space princesses, capes for underwater super heroes, or anything your imagine can mix together! Art Studio, ages five and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, October 18: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, October 21: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm

Mad Science Lab 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Will it gush, grow or glow? Experiment with liquids and solids to brew your own goop! Program Center, ages five and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, October 20: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, October 21: 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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

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
  • Wednesday, October 17: During open hours
  • Thursday, October 18: During open hours
  • Friday, October 19: During open hours
  • Saturday, October 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, October 21: During open hours

Sunday, October 21

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, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Costume Design with Anna Glowacki 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pmHide/Show

Work with costume designer Anna Glowacki and play with patterns, fabric and recycled materials to create your own simple costume piece. Create crowns for space princesses, capes for underwater super heroes, or anything your imagine can mix together! Art Studio, ages five and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, October 18: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, October 21: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm

Mad Science Lab 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Will it gush, grow or glow? Experiment with liquids and solids to brew your own goop! Program Center, ages five and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, October 20: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, October 21: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

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
  • Wednesday, October 17: During open hours
  • Thursday, October 18: During open hours
  • Friday, October 19: During open hours
  • Saturday, October 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, October 21: During open hours

Monday, October 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, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 23: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Paint Your Face 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Transform your face with colorful, easy-to-apply (and wash-off) paint. Are you a cat or a silly pumpkin? You decide!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Costuming 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Transform yourself into a creature of your own design using fabrics, buttons, and fun recycled materials. Art Studio, ages four and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, October 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

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
  • Wednesday, October 17: During open hours
  • Thursday, October 18: During open hours
  • Friday, October 19: During open hours
  • Saturday, October 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, October 21: During open hours

Tuesday, October 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, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 23: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Paint Your Face 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Transform your face with colorful, easy-to-apply (and wash-off) paint. Are you a cat or a silly pumpkin? You decide!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Toddlerville 2:15 pm - 3:15 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
  • Thursday, October 18: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 23: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 25: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 30: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

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
  • Wednesday, October 17: During open hours
  • Thursday, October 18: During open hours
  • Friday, October 19: During open hours
  • Saturday, October 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, October 21: During open hours

Wednesday, October 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, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 23: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Paint Your Face 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Transform your face with colorful, easy-to-apply (and wash-off) paint. Are you a cat or a silly pumpkin? You decide!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Costuming 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Transform yourself into a creature of your own design using fabrics, buttons, and fun recycled materials. Art Studio, ages four and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, October 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

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
  • Wednesday, October 17: During open hours
  • Thursday, October 18: During open hours
  • Friday, October 19: During open hours
  • Saturday, October 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, October 21: During open hours