Events for Teens

May

curioCITY: Food and Foragers

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!

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The Messenger at the Music Box Theatre

Join The Field Museum at the Music Box Theatre for a special film screening that will explore the science behind the new documentary The Messenger. Music Box will be joined by Pete Marra, Director of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, who will explore the scientific themes within the film and provide a forum for discussion following the screening. So get ready to stretch your wings and join us for an afternoon of film and science.

© 2010 Lynsey Addario, Women of Vision exhibition

© 2010 Lynsey Addario, Women of Vision exhibition

© 2010 Lynsey Addario, Women of Vision exhibition

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It’s What I Do: An Evening with Lynsey Addario

The Field Museum Presents It’s What I Do: An Evening with renowned photojournalist Lynsey Addario Go on assignment to the world’s most dangerous conflict zones with a MacArthur Fellow and Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist. Lynsey Addario has survived death threats and kidnappings to bring back powerful images from war-torn regions such as Libya, Iraq, and Afghanistan for National Geographic and The New York Times. She’ll share her heart-pounding story and explain what keeps her going back to places most of us would never venture.

June

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Summer Explore Studio: Gameasaurus Rex

Dive into the past when dinosaurs roamed and survival was a day-to-day game of chance! Through this intensive workshop, youth will work with Associate Curator of Dinosaurs, Pete Makovicky and museum educators to explore how dinosaurs adapted to survive in ancient environments. Then, youth will work with a game designer and learn best practices in game design. Combining their knowledge of game design and dinosaurian evolution, youth will create a card game for their peers that is both scientifically accurate and fun to play! No prior knowledge is required for this program.

Summer Explore Studio: Gameasaurus Rex

Dive into the past when dinosaurs roamed and survival was a day-to-day game of chance! Through this intensive workshop, youth will work with Associate Curator of Dinosaurs, Pete Makovicky and museum educators to explore how dinosaurs adapted to survive in ancient environments. Then, youth will work with a game designer and learn best practices in game design. Combining their knowledge of game design and dinosaurian evolution, youth will create a card game for their peers that is both scientifically accurate and fun to play! No prior knowledge is required for this program.

Summer Explore Studio: Gameasaurus Rex

Dive into the past when dinosaurs roamed and survival was a day-to-day game of chance! Through this intensive workshop, youth will work with Associate Curator of Dinosaurs, Pete Makovicky and museum educators to explore how dinosaurs adapted to survive in ancient environments. Then, youth will work with a game designer and learn best practices in game design. Combining their knowledge of game design and dinosaurian evolution, youth will create a card game for their peers that is both scientifically accurate and fun to play! No prior knowledge is required for this program.

Summer Explore Studio: Gameasaurus Rex

Dive into the past when dinosaurs roamed and survival was a day-to-day game of chance! Through this intensive workshop, youth will work with Associate Curator of Dinosaurs, Pete Makovicky and museum educators to explore how dinosaurs adapted to survive in ancient environments. Then, youth will work with a game designer and learn best practices in game design. Combining their knowledge of game design and dinosaurian evolution, youth will create a card game for their peers that is both scientifically accurate and fun to play! No prior knowledge is required for this program.

July

Summer Explore Studio: Gameasaurus Rex

Dive into the past when dinosaurs roamed and survival was a day-to-day game of chance! Through this intensive workshop, youth will work with Associate Curator of Dinosaurs, Pete Makovicky and museum educators to explore how dinosaurs adapted to survive in ancient environments. Then, youth will work with a game designer and learn best practices in game design. Combining their knowledge of game design and dinosaurian evolution, youth will create a card game for their peers that is both scientifically accurate and fun to play! No prior knowledge is required for this program.

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curioCITY: Musical Fishes

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!