Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day as storyteller Linda
Gorham weaves multicultural stories with "attitude," then stop by
the Art Studio to create a self portrait.
Special one-hour family-oriented performances that follow free
parent/child movement workshops with the artists.
Common materials and everyday objects - such as wires,
tubes, boxes and fabric - spring to life as fantastical
The Storybook Mom, Nili Yelin, reads to families and teaches the
adults storytelling techniques to help promote literacy at home.
Free snacks and book giveaway at the end of each session. Register
Afternoon includes hands-on actvities, live science
demonstrations and experiments for kids.
See a toy so amazing, so unbelievable, it has the power to
transform into anything you want it to be. Enter a world where
imagination rules, and ordinary becomes extraordinary.
Visitors become space adventurers and set off on a journey to
discover the Universe in a way never done before. Travel a billion
light-years and back, fly through space, orbit the Moon, zoom into
a canyon on Mars, and soar through the cosmic web where a million
galaxies shower down. The experience was created utilizing real
telescopic data and the best scientific imagery.
personal history and
his role as
the sole inspiration and
artistic talent behind
Peanuts and its
unique cast of
characters. Through original
Peanuts ephemera, guests see
and evolved. Schulz's
Santa Rosa, Calif. studio,
the first time,
allows for a
deeper look into
his work and life.
families have a
own Schultz-like creativity
with activities like making
Exhibit challenges guests to communicate, move and live
like bugs at interactive stations. Live insects are featured
throughout the exhibition, plus larger-than-life robotic creatures
allow visitors to observe the often overlooked beauty and
complexity of the insect world.
Exhibit includes numerous artifacts, photographs and other
documentary items that tell the story of Chicago's iconic candy
makers, including Snickers, Lemonheads, Butterfingers
and Cracker Jack.