Posts tagged "Art Institute of Chicago"

Free winter activities for Chicago moms and their babes: My tips from the Bump Club and Beyond Brunch

Free winter activities for Chicago moms and their babes: My tips from the Bump Club and Beyond Brunch
Yesterday morning I was fortunate to be part of a Bump Club and Beyond panel of “city moms” talking to a packed room of new mamas and their little ones about surviving a Chicago winter with a babe in tow. I was in good company, joining Samantha Lande from Eater Chicago,  Tabitha Green from Defining... Read more »

Petite artists at the Modern Wing

As I mentioned before, admission to the Art Institute is free for the entire month of February. Kids under the age of fourteen are always free, but the free admission for adults makes for an inexpensive family outing — especially if you use public transportation. If you haven’t explored the new Modern Wing yet, this... Read more »

Upcoming free museum days

Are you totally broke after the holidays? Me too. But the show must go on. Kids still need to be entertained and parents need an occasional escape from the confines of home — particularly in the winter. This is the time of year when free museum days are a lifesaver. Here is a list of... Read more »
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Four family-friendly activities for Thanksgiving weekend

We are about to enjoy a loooong holiday weekend. If you are sticking close to home for Thanksgiving, I bet you are looking for some activities that the big and little turkeys in your family will enjoy. Of course on Thursday, you’ll be stuffing yourself silly with turkey and mashed potatoes. But that leaves Friday,... Read more »