Learn to draw easy cartoon animals and plants, and to tell a conservation message with your own cartoon poster. Susan Sieber will demonstrate how to use simple shapes to draw characters from nature, and then will show how to tell a story with them. Make a poster that tells people what you know about conserving nature.
Each Family Sunday includes short 20 minute tours, story time in the Hull-House Museum library and book sales, and activities and crafts for families connected to monthly theme. June 1; June 29; Aug. 3; Sept. 7.
Choose a character from stories or movies or invent one of your own. Come in costume and enjoy games, art, crafts, and demonstrations.
Part of the Kraft Kids Concert series. Park opens at 11 a.m.
Hear a book from Dr. Seuss, then explore behatted artifacts to learn what ancient hats can tell an archaeologist.
Includes telescope and microscope demonstrations, hair-raising electricity experiments, chemistry experiments much too messy for the home and a whole lot more. This event will have nonstop workshops, demonstrations, hands-on experiments, quizzes, fun, and special guest -The International Museum of Surgical Science.
Watch Frozen in Spanish. Includes movie, snacks and a take-home project.
Try out some goofy faces, learn a wacky walk or build an arsenal of original knock-knock jokes. Once your material is ready, it's time to hit the stage and showcase your best bits at the Children's Museum's own comedy club.
Exhibit highlights the longtime rivalry between the fans of these two storied teams. This cultural history exposé covers all the bases of the crosstown rivalry to examine concepts of loyalty and fandom through videos of each team’s colorful supporters; interviews with former players, sports journalists and broadcasters; and fan souvenirs and ephemera.
Exhibit commemorates the 40th anniversaries of 1970's Saturday morning cartoons that featured positive black characters for the first time in television history. It was the first time that cartoons like Josie And The Pussy Cats, Kid Power and Star Trek featured strong, positive black female characters. It was also the first time that black people like Bill Cosby and Berry Gordy led the development of animated television programming featuring black characters.