Famous artists Monet, van Gogh and Georgia O'Keefe were all inspired by nature. Look at pictures of famous nature art, and make your own water-lily masterpiece to take home.
Curious nature-loving kids can experience the outdoors through programs like Bird Homes, Stroll with your Senses, Wind Power, Bird Behavior Hike and What’s Under a Log? Children will learn how to use their powers of observation and understanding to relate to the natural world around them.
A health and well-being event to bridge the gaps between
continents, science, parapsychology and spirituality. Includes a
Conscious Kitchen, performance stage, Meditation Room, Conscious
Kid's Kingdom, Conscious Spa, Australia's top mediums, plus free
seminars. See website for more details.
Cirque Shanghai returns this summer to Chicago’s Navy Pier with a brand new show, “Cirque Shanghai: Warriors.” Performances begin Wednesday, May 21 and run through Monday, Sept. 1 at the Pepsi Skyline Stage, a 1,500-seat, canopied, open-air theater on Navy Pier. Tickets go on sale May 2, 2014.
Blue Man Group performances are a celebration of human connection. Mixing art, music, comedy and state-of-the-art technology, the show encourages audiences to reconnect with their inner (and outer) child and see the world through a new perspective. Backed by a live rock band, the Blue Men unify the audience for the show’s celebratory climax - an unforgettable, euphoric dance party.
Emerald City presents this classic story. When Wilbur is saved and sent to live on farm, he finds a new unexpected family. Follow our piggy hero as he grows from being the runt of the litter to "Some Pig" with the help of a remarkable spider, Charlotte. Performances run July 11-Aug. 17.
The musical based on the stories by Theodor Seuss Geisel and narrated by The Cat in the Hat. Performances run July 5-Aug. 17 at the Courtyard Theater on Navy Pier.
Watch as two teams compete against each other in tests of trivia, physical challenges, and improvisation until one team gets to undergo the ultimate gauntlet of skill - the Obstacle Course. Based on the '80s/'90s Nickelodeon game show, "Double Dare."
This is Emerald City Theatre's first production for ages 0-4 in
it's new Little Theatre, designed as an interactive theater for the
very young. The performance includes gentle sound and lighting
effects that create a full sensory experience, building a simple
story with the audience through repetition and participation, a
shoe-free experience for parents and kids. The show lasts about 45
minutes. Runs through Aug. 10.
"Princess Power,” a music concert celebrating Disney princess songs, will be performed at Northwestern University, 2 p.m. Aug. 2 and 3. This performance will delight Disney-lovers of all ages with a cast of 12 singing songs from movies such as “Cinderella,” “Snow White,” “The Little Mermaid” and the recent smash-hit “Frozen.” To purchase tickets call the Wirtz Center Box Office at 847-491-7282 or online at www.wirtz.northwestern.edu.