Parents will love: How easy and inexpensive it
is to visit this museum-no fussing with downtown Chicago parking!
Admission is only $5 adults, $3 kids, and free for kids 4 and
under. Fridays are free for all visitors.
Kids will love:Making their
own art at free drop-in programs on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
On other days, grab an activity guide when you visit the museum to
help guide kids through the exhibits with games, questions and
scavenger hunts. Kids get a free prize for completing the
Don't miss: The current
exhibition "No Rules: Contemporary Clay," which uses clay in unique
ways. Check out the life-size tree with a tree house made from
porcelain or artist Teri Frame's video performance where she
creates different faces on herself from clay. Kids and adults will
love this exhibit that goes beyond playdough.
While you're there: This is
a small museum easily combined with a visit to the nearby Elmhurst
Historical Museum and the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, where
kids can learn about rocks and gemstones.