Events for Teens

March

Meet a Scientist

Free with Basic admission. On Fridays from 11am to 1pm, find scientific staff in our new Grainger Science Hub! They'll share wonders from our collections and highlights of their research. Enter from Stanley Field Hall to hear about their work, see real artifacts and specimens from the approximately 30 million objects in The Field Museum's collections, and experience the Museum in new ways.

Meet a Scientist

Free with Basic admission. On Fridays from 11am to 1pm, find scientific staff in our new Grainger Science Hub! They'll share wonders from our collections and highlights of their research. Enter from Stanley Field Hall to hear about their work, see real artifacts and specimens from the approximately 30 million objects in The Field Museum's collections, and experience the Museum in new ways.

April

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curioCITY: Bones to Botany

Investigate the intersection of science and culture at curioCITY, our high school teen only event hosted by The Field Museum's Youth Council. Run by teens, for teens, curioCITY is a career exploration program for high school students. curioCITY brings a Field Museum scientist together with a cultural professional for a conversation about the pathway that lead them to their current career. The conversation is moderated by Youth Council teens, and is followed by a Q&A with the audience.

May

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curioCITY

Investigate the intersection of science and culture at curioCITY, our high school teen only event hosted by The Field Museum's Youth Council. Run by teens, for teens, curioCITY is a career exploration program for high school students. curioCITY brings a Field Museum scientist together with a cultural professional for a conversation about the pathway that lead them to their current career. The conversation is moderated by Youth Council teens, and is followed by a Q&A with the audience.

June

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Tween Week: Fish Unleashed

Scientists do far more than observe and report. In the field, in labs, and across the world they collect data and specimens to tell the story of the earth an its people. Tween Week: Fish Unleashed, gives young people aged 11 to 13 the opportunity to meet a Field Museum fish scientist, explore the upcoming Specimens exhibition, and go behind-the-scenes and see The Field Museum’s fishes collection. Using the Scratch programming language and the Specimens exhibition as inspiration, tweens will create their own digital interactive story.

August

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Tween Week: Fish Unleashed

Scientists do far more than observe and report. In the field, in labs, and across the world they collect data and specimens to tell the story of the earth an its people. Tween Week: Fish Unleashed, gives young people aged 11 to 13 the opportunity to meet a Field Museum fish scientist, explore the upcoming Specimens exhibition, and go behind-the-scenes and see The Field Museum’s fishes collection. Using the Scratch programming language and the Specimens exhibition as inspiration, tweens will create their own digital interactive story.