Events for Teens

March

Chicago, Collected: Opening Night

Chicago, Collected is free and open to the public from March 4–31. All events take place at Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W 111th St, Chicago, IL 60655. Discover fossils, plants, and other specimens from The Field Museum’s collections on display at the Beverly Arts Center. Chicago, Collected, is a collaborative exhibit and program series connecting the city of Chicago to its natural history. On select dates, come by for special events featuring Field Museum scientists, who will present their research, answer questions, and show off objects from our collections.

Chicago, Collected: Ice Age

Chicago, Collected is free and open to the public from March 4–31. All events take place at Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W 111th St, Chicago, IL 60655. Discover fossils, plants, and other specimens from The Field Museum’s collections on display at the Beverly Arts Center. Chicago, Collected, is a collaborative exhibit and program series connecting the city of Chicago to its natural history. On select dates, come by for special events featuring Field Museum scientists, who will present their research, answer questions, and show off objects from our collections.

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Character Illustration Workshop (Session I)

Join The Field Museum as we take you through creating your own illustrated mammal character creation from sketch to final product. In this 2 day workshop for high school teens, explore the Museum’s mammal collection, go behind the scenes with scientists and learn some cool illustration techniques from The Field Museum’s Artist in Residence. Design your own very own mammal character using traditional and digital media tools to create an illustrated trading card you can share with family and friends! No prior drawing experience is necessary.

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Character Illustration Workshop (Session II)

Join The Field Museum as we take you through creating your own illustrated mammal character creation from sketch to final product. In this 2 day workshop for high school teens, explore the Museum’s mammal collection, go behind the scenes with scientists and learn some cool illustration techniques from The Field Museum’s Artist in Residence. Design your own very own mammal character using traditional and digital media tools to create an illustrated trading card you can share with family and friends! No prior drawing experience is necessary.

June