Cultivate your child's artistic curiosity with free thematic art workshops led by local artists, art organizations, and UChicago students. Families can sample a range of activities for ages 2–12 through hour-long sessions led by local artists. See below for ticket information and the full schedule.
Family Saturdays 2017/18
The Power of Story: Chicago International Children’s Film Festival
Sat, Nov 4, 2–4:30pm / Free
Learn to share your history, creative stories and original voice with The Power of Story-themed activities. Gather with your family and reminisce on the stories that make you laugh, cry, and feel empowered. Workshops will be led by the ASE Storytellers, Live Arts Studio, a film by the Chicago International Film Festival, and much more!
Famlanthropy: Ways of Giving
Sat, Dec 2, 2–4:30pm / Free
What is Philanthropy? Who can be a Philanthropist? How can we practice philanthropy during the holiday months with our families? Join the Family Saturday team for an afternoon of giving with arts and crafts with Live Arts Studio, Kwanzaa films by Southside Film Projections, a live discussion with Film Director Carol Munday, and much more!
Visions of Peace: Past, Present and Future
Sat, Jan 6, 2–4:30pm / Free
Peace is a challenging concept, and its meaning is informed by the everyday, lived experiences of individuals. This Family Saturday is dedicated to remembering peaceful local and global heroes while re-imagining peace locally-in our homes and communities-and around the world. The workshops will explore multiple dimensions of peace through symbol creation, movement, mind-body practices, and film screenings.
Reserve tickets by phone at 773.702.ARTS or online at ticketsweb.uchicago.edu
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The Logan Center Family Saturdays and Family Saturday Festivals are made possible through the support of the Milken Institute, Michael and Patricia Klowden, the Reva and David Logan Foundation, and friends of the Logan Center, as well as partnerships with local and national arts organizations and performing artists.