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Family Day: Wonder


Stretch your imagination, explore the cosmos, and experience the art of storytelling in new and inventive ways. Guest artists Sarah and Joseph Belknap and Manual Cinema, whose works are featured at the MCA this winter, lead interactive projects.

Happening This Month

  • Shadow Adventures

Try your hand at shadow puppetry and see your own shadows travel to fantastical places.

  • The Museum of Natural and Unnatural History

Create wondrous specimens, real and imagined, to build a Museum of Natural and Unnatural History.

  • The Oracle

Visit the Oracle to retrieve an object that will let you see into the future.

  • Wonder Tools

Create a tool that will help you answer curious questions about the world.

  • Moon Flags

Be an astronaut and create your own flag to stake on the surface of the moon.

  • Screen and Snack

Kick back, grab a snack, and watch a selection of videos inspired by today’s theme.

  • Read

Curl up and enjoy a book as a family.

  • Scavenger Hunt

Pick up the latest version at the registration table. Find the artworks and try to complete the suggested prompts.

Participants at Family Day, May 10, 2014

Photo: Joshua Longbrake © MCA Chicago