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.
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,
Ramona Quimby is about to start 3rd grade and everything
is about to change. Her sister Beezus guides us through a full year
on Klickitat Street, bringing a change for Dad, a rivalry for
Ramona, and the speediest wedding this side of Alaska. Runs from
Feb. 6-May 18.
The House Theatre of Chicago brings their favorite myth to life.
The ensemble blends music, swirling acrobatic dance, spectacle, and
stage craft to spin this cautionary tale. Set in a "little town by
a big lake", young Rose undertakes a brave adventure to rescue a
magic coin from the icy clutches of the Rime Witch. Performances
Jan. 17-March 9.
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.
This program will provide activities for children to access the
world of literature through tactile and auditory books, puppets,
songs, dance and exposure to braille.