Adventures in Art
Our Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Art studio, housed in the Adventures in Art exhibit, is designed to provide inspiration for children to explore their inner creativity with programs that change monthly. The self-guided Art Adventures program encourages children to be creative using unique tools and art media. Four permanent stations allow children to explore
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.
Artist in Residence Program
Learn more about our current Artist in Residence, Suzanne Sebold for three days in November. Suzanne is a visual artist based in Chicago. Her work is influenced language, culture, and society. She often looks to her surroundings and nature for inspiration. Suzanne works in a variety of mediums such as handmade paper, clay, paint. She believes the idea dictates the medium. She received her BFA from SAIC and MA (Education) from NEIU. She exhibits locally and nationally.
Kohl Children’s Museum is looking for area artists to share their creative talents with our young visitors. For more information about our program, please download this application. We are currently seeking applicants for the residency period of February 1 - March 5, 2016. Please submit completed applications by December 4, 2015 to Museum Education Specialist Tim Abel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art Across Oceans Program
Kohl Children’s Museum is looking for artists residing in South Africa to participate in an international arts exchange program. Artists would share their creative talents through programming in March 2016 at Play Africa, an emerging children's museum in Johannesburg, and then spend a week in April 2016 at Kohl Children's Museum in Glenview leading a program with young children of hands-on projects representing South African art. For more information about our program, please download this application. All completed applications due November 15, 2015.