Marae Encounter - Restoring Balance: Homeland, Environment, and Generations

Join Field Museum, Filipino American, and Native American communities on Chicago's marae at The Field Museum to learn from others and share your perspectives on what makes us family, especially during times of change. The evening will begin with a Maori welcome, followed by a panel presentation and discussion. The conversation and interaction at the encounter will be curated into additional display panels for the We Are Family exhibit.

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The Ghost and the Darkness at the Music Box Theatre

Join The Field Museum at the Music Box Theatre for a special series of film screenings dedicated to diving into the science behind some of Hollywood’s greatest blockbusters. For each of these screenings The Field Museum will bring science professionals and lecturers to the Music Box Theatre to introduce the films and provide a forum for discussion following the film. So grab your backpack and your notebook for this amazing series that partners two great Chicago Institutions!

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Hosted by the Field Associates of The Field Museum, EVOLVE promises to be one of the year's premiere social events, filled with music and dancing, cocktails and food from some of Chicago's hottest restaurants, fireworkers, and friends! All proceeds directly support The Field Museum's mission to explore the Earth and its people

Eggers Grove Wetland Planting

Join the Forest Preserves of Cook County and The Field Museum in restoring marsh habitat at Eggers Grove on Chicago's southeast side. Volunteers will help plant native wetland plugs in an area recently cleared of invasive species. Please wear clothes and footwear that can get muddy! The planting is part of the Forest Preserves Nature Block Party, a family-friendly celebration of nature. Please join us for the festival and the volunteer event! 

Passport to Greece

Celebrate the opening of Greeks: From Agamemnon to Alexander the Great and Greek culture in Chicago. Enjoy after-hours access to the exhibition, live Greek music from local bands, and appetizers from local Greek restaurants. Tickets go on sale October 28 $35 ($30 for members) until December 2 $40 ($35 for members) until December 8 $45 ($40 for members) at the door Tickets are nonrefundable and nontransferable. Program 6:30–9:00 pm    Exhibition open, live music, light hors d’oeuvres, cash bar

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