The exhibit showcases the creative accomplishments and innovations of one of Chicago's native sons, Walt Disney, and the ongoing legacy of the company that bears his name. Features artifacts that have not been widely seen by the public, including drawings, props, costumes, artwork from classic Disney animation, theme park attractions, TV shows and live action films, plus items from contemporary Disney milestones. Hands-on, interactive stations bring Disney's technological breakthroughs in animation and motion pictures to life. Guests can try recording sound effects, explore Disney's revolutionary MultiPlane film camera and learn to draw some of their favorite Disney characters in the Animation Academy.
A series of sketches and songs written by Chicago Public School students in grades 3-6 and performed by the Barrel of Monkeys troupe of actors. The program changes each week. Performances are 8 p.m. Mondays.
When the pigpen starts to look like a real sty, Mama says
it's time to leave and build something new. Help Cha, Stu, and Bao
watch for wolves while they use hay, sticks, and bricks to make it
in a big, bad world. Performances run Jan. 22-May 17,
Sensory activities with a focus on food exploration are the
basis for this series of classes, targeted at all five senses. The
rich environment will focus on developing skills through taste,
touch, movement, listening and functional vision. This program
offers a well-rounded appreciation of the arts through sensory
Kids have the opportunity to build long-lasting friendships
through organized play that aims for positive group interaction.
This lively group will also eat a small meal together to further
enhance social development and maximize each child's potential.
Families are asked to bring their own lunch. An interesting sensory
food item will be provided.