Posts in category "Art Institute of Chicago"

Upcoming Free Museum Days for Summer 2013

Upcoming Free Museum Days for Summer 2013
Museum free days are key to a successful summer that doesn’t break the bank. Trips for a family of five to the Museum of Science and Industry or the Shedd Aquarium can really add up. Chicago Parent has a very comprehensive list of museum free days that I use as a reference (you should do... Read more »

Art Institute Family Festival: They Seek a City

Art Institute Family Festival: They Seek a City
There are a ton of wonderful options for family activities this weekend. I’ve already told you about Do Division and the Chicago Park District’s Family Adventure Day. But if those don’t float your boat, here is yet another fantastic option. The Bank of America Family Festival: They Seek a City takes place at the Art Institute of Chicago... Read more »

Family Yoga and Art at the Art Institute of Chicago

Family Yoga and Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
If you are looking for something Halloween-related to do this weekend, you have literally hundreds of events and activities to choose from. If you are looking for a family activity for the weekend that does not involve Halloween, you’ve also got some great options. My pick is the Family Yoga and Art Program at the... Read more »
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Celebrate Diwali at the Art Institute

Celebrate Diwali at the Art Institute
On Saturday, October 29th, Chicago-area families can take advantage of a fun and educational opportunity at the always-fabulous Art Institute of Chicago. All are welcome at a celebration of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights! Attendees can create a work of art inspired by Indian traditions at activity stations throughout the Ryan Education Center, including the... Read more »

Kaleidoscope Family Day at the Art Institute

Kaleidoscope Family Day at the Art Institute
Love art? Love family activities? I’ve got an event that your whole family will love! On Saturday, July 23, 2011, The Art Institute of Chicago will host it’s 16th annual Kaleidoscope Family Day from 10:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. The schedule is jam-packed with fun options, including art activities and performances. Take a look at the... Read more »

Upcoming Free Museum Days

One of the best ways to take advantage of local opportunities for family fun is to be “in-the-know” about the free museum days that most local cultural institutions offer throughout the year. Now, these days tend to be few and far between during the popular summer months (and some institutions have eliminated them entirely), but... Read more »
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Family-friendly things to see and do at the Art Institute of Chicago

As the weather turns cooler, I am starting to rely on some of my indoor faves when it comes to weekend activity planning for my family. One of these go-to spots is the Art Institute of Chicago. I love that mommy, daddy and the kids really get something out of each and every visit to... Read more »

Family Programming and Events at the Art Institute of Chicago

Despite what some people may think, the Art Institute of Chicago isn’t just for serious art connoisseurs. This cultural gem is a wonderful destination for families — even families with crazy, rambunctious kids (like yours). Trust me on this. If the Art Institute didn’t want you to bring your kids inside to have a look... Read more »

Upcoming free museum days for summer 2010

Upcoming free museum days for summer 2010
Museum of Science and Industry A family outing to a Chicago-area museum can really get pricey — which is why you should take advantage of as many museum free days as you can. Free days seem to be few and far between during the busy summer months, but you can still find them here and... Read more »
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