March is a time when a sleepy natural world experiences a great
awakening. Learn more about these animals and how they are able to
perform these amazing feats of survival.
This is a unique opportunity for kids ages 6-12 to spend the
night at The Field Museum. Spend your evening enjoying workshop
activities like games from around the world or live insects from
your own backyard. Enjoy a snack break to fuel yourself for a
self-guided tour of Inside Ancient Egypt - in the dark. Overnights
begin at 5:45 p.m. and end the following morning at 9 a.m. Families
can sign up for Premium Package 1 ($75; $65 members) and reserve a
sleeping spot in the Evolving Planet exhibition, or book Premium
Package 2 ($87; $77 members)and reserve a sleeping spot in Evolving
Planet and add a behind-the-scenes tour with a Field Museum
scientist. For more information, visit
Learn about Josefina's caring spirit during a time of change in
1824. Have fun with your favorite girl as you learn words and
phrases in Spanish and enjoy a delicious meal. Includes an American
Girl book to take home, plus a keepsake booklet with activities and
journaling pages to help commemorate this memorable day. $30 per
person. Reservations required.
Celebrate St Patrick's Day with a pasta dinner, sundae bar,
raffles, bake sale, silent auction, kids' activities, and a sneak
peak at the school musical.
Native speakers from Language Stars provide a 30-minute
interactive FunImmersion program with books, songs and activities
conducted entirely in their native language.
Join Miss Ashley for stories and songs.
New exhibit showcases 50 rare and unique objects from the
Sterling Morton Library's collections. The artifacts include a
collection of butterflies that is more than 100 years old, an
Eskimo bone carving, original woodblocks, and metal sculptures.
Explore a modern cabinet of curiosities, with drawers that pull out
and doors that open to reveal objects and interactive games, share
your vision of a library in 50 years, and take part in a
library-wide scavenger hunt.
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.
The exhibit features the illustrations of W. W. Denslow, a
Chicago resident whose famous illustrations helped to inspire the
design of the classic 1939 MGM film starring Judy Garland. The
bright and colorful exhibit provides a variety of learning
opportunities and hands-on activities within a three-dimensional
representation of Denslow's distinctive illustrations.