Calendar | Chicago Children's Museum at Navy Pier

Calendar

Friday, November 9

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS Hide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16:
  • Saturday, November 17:
  • Sunday, November 18:
  • Tuesday, November 20:
  • Wednesday, November 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
  • Friday, November 16: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Turkey Games 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

It’s November, play some silly games to celebrate a truly American bird! No turkeys will be harmed in the playing of these games. Great Hall, Ages 2 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, November 20: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, November 21: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, November 23: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Artist Workshop: Thankful Cards 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Who are you thankful for? Create a beautiful card to show how much you care for the special people in your life. Art Studio, ages one and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 21: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Michael’s Museum Counting Book 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Be a set detective. Some things are hidden; some are not. Which ones can you find? Michael’s Museum, Ages 2 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, November 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, November 28: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, November 30: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Kids Create: Sticky! 9:30 am - 11:30 amHide/Show

Glue and tape both make things stick together, but how you use them are completely different! Sensory and fine motor skills are exercised as your 5 and younger explores stickiness in art! Art Studio, ages five and under

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16: 9:30 am 11:30 am
  • Friday, November 23: 9:30 am 11:30 am

Saturday, November 10

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS Hide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16:
  • Saturday, November 17:
  • Sunday, November 18:
  • Tuesday, November 20:
  • Wednesday, November 21:

Fossil Hunt 11:15 am - 12:30 pmHide/Show

Are you ready for the hunt? Discover prehistoric creatures that lived at the same time as Suchomimus. Dinosaur Expedition, Ages 4 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, November 24: 11:15 am 12:30 pm
  • Sunday, November 25: 11:15 am 12:30 pm

Artist Workshop: Thankful Cards 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pmHide/Show

Who are you thankful for? Create a beautiful card to show how much you care for the special people in your life. Art Studio, ages one and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 21: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 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
  • Friday, November 16: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Family Flags 2:15 pm - 3:30 pmHide/Show

Create a flag that celebrates your friends and family! Great Hall, Ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, November 24: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Sunday, November 25: 2:15 pm 3:30 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
  • Friday, November 16: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Sunday, November 11

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS Hide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16:
  • Saturday, November 17:
  • Sunday, November 18:
  • Tuesday, November 20:
  • Wednesday, November 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
  • Friday, November 16: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Artist Workshop: Thankful Cards 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pmHide/Show

Who are you thankful for? Create a beautiful card to show how much you care for the special people in your life. Art Studio, ages one and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 21: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Fossil Hunt 11:15 am - 12:30 pmHide/Show

Are you ready for the hunt? Discover prehistoric creatures that lived at the same time as Suchomimus. Dinosaur Expedition, Ages 4 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, November 24: 11:15 am 12:30 pm
  • Sunday, November 25: 11:15 am 12:30 pm

Family Flags 2:15 pm - 3:30 pmHide/Show

Create a flag that celebrates your friends and family! Great Hall, Ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, November 24: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Sunday, November 25: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm

Monday, November 12

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS Hide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16:
  • Saturday, November 17:
  • Sunday, November 18:
  • Tuesday, November 20:
  • Wednesday, November 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
  • Friday, November 16: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 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, November 19: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, November 20: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, November 21: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, November 26: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, November 27: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Turkey Games 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

It’s November, play some silly games to celebrate a truly American bird! No turkeys will be harmed in the playing of these games. Great Hall, Ages 2 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, November 20: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, November 21: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, November 23: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Artist Workshop: Thankful Cards 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pmHide/Show

Who are you thankful for? Create a beautiful card to show how much you care for the special people in your life. Art Studio, ages one and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 21: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Michael’s Museum Counting Book 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Be a set detective. Some things are hidden; some are not. Which ones can you find? Michael’s Museum, Ages 2 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, November 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, November 28: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, November 30: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Tuesday, November 13

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS Hide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16:
  • Saturday, November 17:
  • Sunday, November 18:
  • Tuesday, November 20:
  • Wednesday, November 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
  • Friday, November 16: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 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, November 19: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, November 20: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, November 21: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, November 26: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, November 27: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Can You Dig It? 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

What do you know about our very own dinosaur, Suchomimus? Be a dino detective! Dinosaur Expedition, Ages 4 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, November 20: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, November 27: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, November 29: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Turkey Games 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

It’s November, play some silly games to celebrate a truly American bird! No turkeys will be harmed in the playing of these games. Great Hall, Ages 2 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, November 20: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, November 21: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, November 23: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Wednesday, November 14

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS Hide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16:
  • Saturday, November 17:
  • Sunday, November 18:
  • Tuesday, November 20:
  • Wednesday, November 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
  • Friday, November 16: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 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, November 19: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, November 20: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, November 21: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, November 26: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, November 27: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Turkey Games 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

It’s November, play some silly games to celebrate a truly American bird! No turkeys will be harmed in the playing of these games. Great Hall, Ages 2 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, November 20: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, November 21: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, November 23: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Artist Workshop: Thankful Cards 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Who are you thankful for? Create a beautiful card to show how much you care for the special people in your life. Art Studio, ages one and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 21: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Michael’s Museum Counting Book 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Be a set detective. Some things are hidden; some are not. Which ones can you find? Michael’s Museum, Ages 2 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, November 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, November 28: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, November 30: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Thursday, November 15

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS Hide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16:
  • Saturday, November 17:
  • Sunday, November 18:
  • Tuesday, November 20:
  • Wednesday, November 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
  • Friday, November 16: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 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, November 19: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, November 20: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, November 21: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, November 26: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, November 27: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Can You Dig It? 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

What do you know about our very own dinosaur, Suchomimus? Be a dino detective! Dinosaur Expedition, Ages 4 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, November 20: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, November 27: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, November 29: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Artist Workshop: Thankful Cards 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Who are you thankful for? Create a beautiful card to show how much you care for the special people in your life. Art Studio, ages one and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 21: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Turkey Games 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

It’s November, play some silly games to celebrate a truly American bird! No turkeys will be harmed in the playing of these games. Great Hall, Ages 2 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, November 20: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, November 21: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, November 23: 11:15 am 12:15 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
  • Friday, November 16: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Artist Workshop: Thankful Cards 5:30 & 6:30 pmHide/Show

Who are you thankful for? Create a beautiful card to show how much you care for the special people in your life. Art Studio, ages one and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, November 16: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, November 19: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 21: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm