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Wednesday, March 13

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, March 27: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Young Artist Program: Drawing Lab 10:15 amHide/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, March 27: 10:15 am
  • Thursday, March 28: 10:15 am
  • Monday, April 01: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, April 02: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, April 03: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Balance Challenge  11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Experiment and play with balances as you complete a series of challenges!  Lakeview Room, Ages 3 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, March 29: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Miniature Worlds 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Explore models and miniatures to map out and create your very own piece of the world. Use a variety of re-purposed and artists’ materials to create a model to take home. Art Studio, 3 and Up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 31: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm

Thursday, March 14

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, March 27: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Young Artist Program: Drawing Lab 10:15 amHide/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, March 27: 10:15 am
  • Thursday, March 28: 10:15 am
  • Monday, April 01: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, April 02: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, April 03: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Tinkering Lab: Hovercrafting 11:15 am - 12:30 pmHide/Show

Make, test, fix and test again while building your own hovercraft! Balance the PUSH UP of air from our wind tables with the PULL DOWN from the weight of your invention to make it float in the air! Ages 5 and Up, Small Workshop, Tinkering Lab

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 27: 1:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 1:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:15 pm 7:15 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 1:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 1:15 pm 3:15 pm

Miniature Worlds 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Explore models and miniatures to map out and create your very own piece of the world. Use a variety of re-purposed and artists’ materials to create a model to take home. Art Studio, 3 and Up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 31: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm

Balance Challenge  2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Experiment and play with balances as you complete a series of challenges!  Lakeview Room, Ages 3 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, March 29: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Play Late Thursday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pmHide/Show

Every Thursday from 4-8 pm, families and groups of up to four people can access all CCM has to offer for $14.95. And if your crew is more than four, each extra person only pays $5.00 each.

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, March 28: 4:00 pm 8:00 pm

Bicycle Engineering with Alex Añón 5:00 & 6:00 pmHide/Show

Join Alex Añón, architect and owner of Bucephalus Bikes, to explore gears! Experiment with different size gears and see how they “talk” to one another. Free passes are available one hour before the workshop at the Program Center. This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (MG-77-16-0118-16). Program Center  Ages 6 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:00 & 6:00 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, March 27: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Miniature Worlds 5:30 & 6:30 pmHide/Show

Explore models and miniatures to map out and create your very own piece of the world. Use a variety of re-purposed and artists’ materials to create a model to take home. Art Studio, 3 and Up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 31: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm

Friday, March 15

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, March 27: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Balance Challenge  11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Experiment and play with balances as you complete a series of challenges!  Lakeview Room, Ages 3 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, March 29: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Miniature Worlds 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Explore models and miniatures to map out and create your very own piece of the world. Use a variety of re-purposed and artists’ materials to create a model to take home. Art Studio, 3 and Up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 31: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm

Kids Create: Scissor Academy 9:30 am - 12:00 pmHide/Show

It’s never too early to get your little one involved with scissors. We can start small with a variety of tools to get them ready for scissors, or jump right in and snip away at a variety of materials! Art Studio, ages 5 and under

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, March 29: 9:30 am 12:00 pm

Saturday, March 16

Miniature Worlds 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Explore models and miniatures to map out and create your very own piece of the world. Use a variety of re-purposed and artists’ materials to create a model to take home. Art Studio, 3 and Up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 31: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 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
  • Wednesday, March 27: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Pennants  2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Celebrate your favorite team!  Great Hall, Ages 5 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, March 28: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Sunday, March 31: 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, March 27: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Sunday, March 17

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, March 27: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Miniature Worlds 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pmHide/Show

Explore models and miniatures to map out and create your very own piece of the world. Use a variety of re-purposed and artists’ materials to create a model to take home. Art Studio, 3 and Up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 31: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm

Pennants  2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Celebrate your favorite team!  Great Hall, Ages 5 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, March 28: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Sunday, March 31: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Monday, March 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, March 27: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Young Artist Program: Drawing Lab 10:15 amHide/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, March 27: 10:15 am
  • Thursday, March 28: 10:15 am
  • Monday, April 01: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, April 02: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, April 03: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Balance Challenge  11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Experiment and play with balances as you complete a series of challenges!  Lakeview Room, Ages 3 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, March 29: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Miniature Worlds 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Explore models and miniatures to map out and create your very own piece of the world. Use a variety of re-purposed and artists’ materials to create a model to take home. Art Studio, 3 and Up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 31: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm

Tuesday, March 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, March 27: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Young Artist Program: Drawing Lab 10:15 amHide/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, March 27: 10:15 am
  • Thursday, March 28: 10:15 am
  • Monday, April 01: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, April 02: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, April 03: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Balance Challenge  2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Experiment and play with balances as you complete a series of challenges!  Lakeview Room, Ages 3 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, March 29: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, March 30: 11:15 am 12:15 pm