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  • 11:00 am-11:30 am September 15, Sunday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Story Time

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Story Time

    Description

    Head to Hands-on Habitat to listen to a story picked for our littlest visitors, and then keep the fun going with games and activities.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 11:00 am-6:00 pm September 15, Sunday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Behind the Scenes: Collections Open House

    Children & Family | Recurring Event:

    Behind the Scenes: Collections Open House

    Description

    We’re opening the doors of our Collections Facility as a part of this year’s Ravenswood ArtWalk! Our Collections staff will be bringing out specimens, artifacts, field notes, and historic photographs just for the ArtWalk! Join us at 4001 N Ravenswood Ave, #201 for a look behind the scenes.

    Cost: Free

    Click the button below for details.

    Ravenswood ArtWalk 

  • 12:00 pm-12:15 pm September 15, Sunday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Critter Connection

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Critter Connection

    Description

    Snakes, turtles, salamanders...more than 50 animal species reside in our lab. Get up close with one of our critters and learn about our animal friends that live at the Nature Museum.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm September 15, Sunday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Live Animal Feeding

    Children & Family | Recurring Event:

    Live Animal Feeding

    Description

    From turtles to snakes, from rats to insects, there are a variety of critters that call the Nature Museum home. Join us in Mysteries of the Marsh to learn about their special diets and see our experts feed some of our animals.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm September 15, Sunday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    First Flight Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    First Flight Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2pm in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven as we release newly emerged butterflies into the Haven for the first time! Watch as they take their first flight!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 2:00 pm-5:00 pm September 15, Sunday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Insect Illustration

    Adult

    Insect Illustration

    Description

    Join scientific illustrator Alex Boersma for an afternoon drawing and painting nature! 

    Learn how to capture the intricacies of your favorite tiny critters in this insect drawing workshop! Using specimens from the Nature Museum’s collections, we will create accurate and beautiful pen and ink drawings, while also discussing concepts such as proportion, value, and the challenge of drawing small subjects.

    Registration Information

    Cost: $70/member (no materials); $75/non-member (no materials); $80/member (with materials); $85/non-members (with materials)

    Register Here

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