Adventures in Art (CLOSED Aug 18 - Sep 19)

Please note our Adventures in Art exhibit will be CLOSED for refurbishment from August 18 - September 19! It will re-open September 20 with four new permanent stations:

  • painting
  • clay sculpture
  • weaving
  • recycled art
  • Our art studio is designed to provide inspiration for children to explore their inner creativity with programs that change twice a month. The self-guided Art Adventures program encourages children to be creative using unique tools and art media. Daily Discoveries, led by Museum staff, provide children with opportunities to learn about math, science and social studies. Activity instructions available in English and Spanish.Underwritten by the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Foundation

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    Exhibit Type


    Focused Field Trips Aligned with this Exhibit

    Dimensions in Art

    Sensational Senses

    This exhibit is aligned with Illinois State Learning Standards

    Adventures in Art Hours

    Sunday: 12 – 4 p.m.
    Monday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
    Tuesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 4 p.m.

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