Museum of Science and Industry

Innovation Celebration!

March 1, 2014

Event Essentials

  • Date:
  • March 1, 2014
  • Time:
  • 10:00 AM
  • Location:
  • Main Level, Museum-Wide
    Museum Map
  • Tickets:
  • Included with Museum Entry

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Get immersed in innovation! Youth and families are invited to explore creativity and invention through fun and engaging programs on the final day of Black Creativity spring 2014 programming.

Innovation Studio: Drop-in Studio Time

10 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m, 11:30 a.m., noon and 12:30 p.m.
Explore the Innovation Studio and build your own handmade creations in an open studio environment. You can design solutions to real-world challenges by using a variety of materials and tools! Studio Time sessions are open to Museum guests and last 30 minutes.

Jr. Science Cafés

Interact with real scientists, engineers, and innovators during these Jr. Science Cafés! Recommended for ages 10 and up. Parents and chaperones welcome. Sessions last 30 minutes. Maximum capacity is 35 per session.

11 a.m.: Pet Science! Dr. Simuel Hampton, Veterinarian, Anti-Cruelty Society
Noon: The Science of Hair!  Felicia Parks, Ph. D., Director, L'Oreal Institute for Ethnic Hair & Skin Research
1 p.m. Engineering Beverages and Flavors! Nana Antwi, Beverage Technologist, Imbibe

Innovation Exhibition

10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Rotunda and North Court
Explore the displays of exciting innovations created by guests just like you!

About the Black Creativity program
The Museum of Science and Industry’s annual Black Creativity program invites students, teachers, families and the public to explore the legacy of rich contributions and achievements made by African Americans while encouraging deeper interest in science and technology among youth. This year’s programming focuses on innovation, inspiring children to become innovators of tomorrow. For more information about the Black Creativity program, click here.

Museum Hours
  • Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
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Museum Location
Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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