Upcoming Events

June

Field Market Day

This summer, enjoy fresh food, live music, and lakefront views at a monthly farmers market in The Field Museum’s own backyard! Shop local produce, prepared foods, craft beer, and other goods offered by local businesses and vendors. Field Market Days are free events presented by the Near South Planning Board. Families and all ages are welcome. Catch these local Chicago artists performing live music every Field Market Day: Laura Joy

Fitness at The Field

Grab a water bottle and a workout buddy for a series of free outdoor fitness classes at The Field Museum this summer! Fitness at The Field offers a variety of group fitness classes hosted by local gyms and studios, including kickboxing, yoga, and zumba. All workouts are free to attend, and healthy grab-and-go food is available for purchase.

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Great Horned Owl at Eggers Grove. Photo by Josh Engel.

Birding with The Field at Eggers Grove

Throughout 2016, The Field Museum is leading birding field trips as part of the Forest Preserves of Cook County's Big Year Birding competition. During the #BirdthePreserves Big Year competition, teams will compete to see which preserve has the most bird species and which preserve team can engage the most new birders in their Big Year efforts. Prizes and glory await the winners!

July

Fitness at The Field

Grab a water bottle and a workout buddy for a series of free outdoor fitness classes at The Field Museum this summer! Fitness at The Field offers a variety of group fitness classes hosted by local gyms and studios, including kickboxing, yoga, and zumba. All workouts are free to attend, and healthy grab-and-go food is available for purchase.

Art and Science Spotlight - Shark Shenanigans!

Every third Saturday of the month 11am-2pm. Free with Basic admission. The Crown Family PlayLab invites you to join us for Art and Science Spotlight, a special program that brings storytellers, musicians, painters, and other performers to the Museum to meet you and your little one! The Crown Family PlayLab is free with basic admission and is open Thursdays through Mondays from 10am to 4pm, last admission is at 3pm.

Fitness at The Field

Grab a water bottle and a workout buddy for a series of free outdoor fitness classes at The Field Museum this summer! Fitness at The Field offers a variety of group fitness classes hosted by local gyms and studios, including kickboxing, yoga, and zumba. All workouts are free to attend, and healthy grab-and-go food is available for purchase.

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Great Horned Owl at Eggers Grove. Photo by Josh Engel.

Birding with The Field at Skokie Lagoons

Throughout 2016, The Field Museum is leading birding field trips as part of the Forest Preserves of Cook County's Big Year Birding competition. During the #BirdthePreserves Big Year competition, teams will compete to see which preserve has the most bird species and which preserve team can engage the most new birders in their Big Year efforts. Prizes and glory await the winners!

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curioCITY: Deep Sea Music

Investigate the intersection of science and culture at curioCITY, our brand-new teen-only evening. Join us for an evening of conversation when we bring a Field Museum scientist together with a professional in a cultural career to explore what ties together their seemingly unconnected paths. Each session we’ll explore a new a new aspect of science and culture. Stay tuned for upcoming dates!

Founders' Council Loop Luncheon

Join us for a "far out" discussion about meteorites with Collections Manager Jim Holstein! Nothing inspires imagination quite like meteorites from millions of miles away that have found their way to The Field Museum! Join us to learn from Jim about the amazing relationship between Earth's biology and geology from this world and outer space affected the complexity and diversity of rocks and life on Earth.

Fitness at The Field

Grab a water bottle and a workout buddy for a series of free outdoor fitness classes at The Field Museum this summer! Fitness at The Field offers a variety of group fitness classes hosted by local gyms and studios, including kickboxing, yoga, and zumba. All workouts are free to attend, and healthy grab-and-go food is available for purchase.

Field Market Day

This summer, enjoy fresh food, live music, and lakefront views at a monthly farmers market in The Field Museum’s own backyard! Shop local produce, prepared foods, craft beer, and other goods offered by local businesses and vendors. Field Market Days are free events presented by the Near South Planning Board. Families and all ages are welcome. Catch these local Chicago artists performing live music every Field Market Day: Laura Joy

Fitness at The Field

Grab a water bottle and a workout buddy for a series of free outdoor fitness classes at The Field Museum this summer! Fitness at The Field offers a variety of group fitness classes hosted by local gyms and studios, including kickboxing, yoga, and zumba. All workouts are free to attend, and healthy grab-and-go food is available for purchase.

August

Fitness at The Field

Grab a water bottle and a workout buddy for a series of free outdoor fitness classes at The Field Museum this summer! Fitness at The Field offers a variety of group fitness classes hosted by local gyms and studios, including kickboxing, yoga, and zumba. All workouts are free to attend, and healthy grab-and-go food is available for purchase.

Free Admission Day

On Free Admission Days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency.* Join us in 2016! June: 21, 22, 23 August: 11, 27, 29 September: 10, 17, 18, 19 October: 2, 16, 30, 31 November: 27 December: 3, 4, 18  Discounted passes on Free Days for Illinois Residents

Fitness at The Field

Grab a water bottle and a workout buddy for a series of free outdoor fitness classes at The Field Museum this summer! Fitness at The Field offers a variety of group fitness classes hosted by local gyms and studios, including kickboxing, yoga, and zumba. All workouts are free to attend, and healthy grab-and-go food is available for purchase.

Field Market Day

This summer, enjoy fresh food, live music, and lakefront views at a monthly farmers market in The Field Museum’s own backyard! Shop local produce, prepared foods, craft beer, and other goods offered by local businesses and vendors. Field Market Days are free events presented by the Near South Planning Board. Families and all ages are welcome. Catch these local Chicago artists performing live music every Field Market Day: Laura Joy

Fitness at The Field

Grab a water bottle and a workout buddy for a series of free outdoor fitness classes at The Field Museum this summer! Fitness at The Field offers a variety of group fitness classes hosted by local gyms and studios, including kickboxing, yoga, and zumba. All workouts are free to attend, and healthy grab-and-go food is available for purchase.

Free Admission Day

On Free Admission Days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency.* Join us in 2016! June: 21, 22, 23 August: 11, 27, 29 September: 10, 17, 18, 19 October: 2, 16, 30, 31 November: 27 December: 3, 4, 18  Discounted passes on Free Days for Illinois Residents

Fitness at The Field

Grab a water bottle and a workout buddy for a series of free outdoor fitness classes at The Field Museum this summer! Fitness at The Field offers a variety of group fitness classes hosted by local gyms and studios, including kickboxing, yoga, and zumba. All workouts are free to attend, and healthy grab-and-go food is available for purchase.

Free Admission Day

On Free Admission Days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency.* Join us in 2016! June: 21, 22, 23 August: 11, 27, 29 September: 10, 17, 18, 19 October: 2, 16, 30, 31 November: 27 December: 3, 4, 18  Discounted passes on Free Days for Illinois Residents

September

The Field at the Gridiron

Bring your friends, family, and prospective new Founders’ Council members to The Field Museum’s behind-the-scenes event at Soldier Field, home of the Chicago Bears! Unlock behind-the-scenes areas throughout Soldier Field and enjoy unique content from Field Museum scientists and football experts. This opportunity is exclusive to Founders' Council members and friends. Join today to receive your special invitation to this event! 

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Great Horned Owl at Eggers Grove. Photo by Josh Engel.

Birding with The Field at Eggers Grove

Throughout 2016, The Field Museum is leading birding field trips as part of the Forest Preserves of Cook County's Big Year Birding competition. During the #BirdthePreserves Big Year competition, teams will compete to see which preserve has the most bird species and which preserve team can engage the most new birders in their Big Year efforts. Prizes and glory await the winners!

Free Admission Day

On Free Admission Days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency.* Join us in 2016! June: 21, 22, 23 August: 11, 27, 29 September: 10, 17, 18, 19 October: 2, 16, 30, 31 November: 27 December: 3, 4, 18  Discounted passes on Free Days for Illinois Residents

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Great Horned Owl at Eggers Grove. Photo by Josh Engel.

Birding with The Field at Eggers Grove en Español

Throughout 2016, The Field Museum is leading birding field trips as part of the Forest Preserves of Cook County's Big Year Birding competition. During the #BirdthePreserves Big Year competition, teams will compete to see which preserve has the most bird species and which preserve team can engage the most new birders in their Big Year efforts. Prizes and glory await the winners!

Free Admission Day

On Free Admission Days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency.* Join us in 2016! June: 21, 22, 23 August: 11, 27, 29 September: 10, 17, 18, 19 October: 2, 16, 30, 31 November: 27 December: 3, 4, 18  Discounted passes on Free Days for Illinois Residents

Identification Day

Is there a mysterious fossil that you found while backpacking, or a picture of the bizarre bird in your backyard? Bring in your fossils, seashells, rocks, meteorites, feathers, leaves, or photographs of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, flowers, and insects to the Museum and have world-renowned scientists identify them! Stop by, with or without mystery objects, to see (and touch) the scientific specimens out on display.

Free Admission Day

On Free Admission Days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency.* Join us in 2016! June: 21, 22, 23 August: 11, 27, 29 September: 10, 17, 18, 19 October: 2, 16, 30, 31 November: 27 December: 3, 4, 18  Discounted passes on Free Days for Illinois Residents

Free Admission Day

On Free Admission Days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency.* Join us in 2016! June: 21, 22, 23 August: 11, 27, 29 September: 10, 17, 18, 19 October: 2, 16, 30, 31 November: 27 December: 3, 4, 18  Discounted passes on Free Days for Illinois Residents

Field Market Day

This summer, enjoy fresh food, live music, and lakefront views at a monthly farmers market in The Field Museum’s own backyard! Shop local produce, prepared foods, craft beer, and other goods offered by local businesses and vendors. Field Market Days are free events presented by the Near South Planning Board. Families and all ages are welcome. Catch these local Chicago artists performing live music every Field Market Day: Laura Joy

October

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Great Horned Owl at Eggers Grove. Photo by Josh Engel.

Birding with The Field at Eggers Grove

Throughout 2016, The Field Museum is leading birding field trips as part of the Forest Preserves of Cook County's Big Year Birding competition. During the #BirdthePreserves Big Year competition, teams will compete to see which preserve has the most bird species and which preserve team can engage the most new birders in their Big Year efforts. Prizes and glory await the winners!

Free Admission Day

On Free Admission Days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency.* Join us in 2016! June: 21, 22, 23 August: 11, 27, 29 September: 10, 17, 18, 19 October: 2, 16, 30, 31 November: 27 December: 3, 4, 18  Discounted passes on Free Days for Illinois Residents

Free Admission Day

On Free Admission Days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency.* Join us in 2016! June: 21, 22, 23 August: 11, 27, 29 September: 10, 17, 18, 19 October: 2, 16, 30, 31 November: 27 December: 3, 4, 18  Discounted passes on Free Days for Illinois Residents

Free Admission Day

On Free Admission Days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency.* Join us in 2016! June: 21, 22, 23 August: 11, 27, 29 September: 10, 17, 18, 19 October: 2, 16, 30, 31 November: 27 December: 3, 4, 18  Discounted passes on Free Days for Illinois Residents

Free Admission Day

On Free Admission Days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency.* Join us in 2016! June: 21, 22, 23 August: 11, 27, 29 September: 10, 17, 18, 19 October: 2, 16, 30, 31 November: 27 December: 3, 4, 18  Discounted passes on Free Days for Illinois Residents

November

Free Admission Day

On Free Admission Days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency.* Join us in 2016! June: 21, 22, 23 August: 11, 27, 29 September: 10, 17, 18, 19 October: 2, 16, 30, 31 November: 27 December: 3, 4, 18  Discounted passes on Free Days for Illinois Residents

December

Free Admission Day

On Free Admission Days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency.* Join us in 2016! June: 21, 22, 23 August: 11, 27, 29 September: 10, 17, 18, 19 October: 2, 16, 30, 31 November: 27 December: 3, 4, 18  Discounted passes on Free Days for Illinois Residents

Free Admission Day

On Free Admission Days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency.* Join us in 2016! June: 21, 22, 23 August: 11, 27, 29 September: 10, 17, 18, 19 October: 2, 16, 30, 31 November: 27 December: 3, 4, 18  Discounted passes on Free Days for Illinois Residents

Free Admission Day

On Free Admission Days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency.* Join us in 2016! June: 21, 22, 23 August: 11, 27, 29 September: 10, 17, 18, 19 October: 2, 16, 30, 31 November: 27 December: 3, 4, 18  Discounted passes on Free Days for Illinois Residents