Collecting Nature at OPEN Center for the Arts

Looking over a man's shoulder at a collections draw of insect specimens

All events and the mini-exhibition take place at OPEN Center for the Arts, 2214 S. Sacramento Avenue, Chicago. The Field Museum and OPEN Center for the Arts present Collecting Nature, a hands-on exploration of the natural world. Discover fossils, plants, and other real objects from the Museum’s collection in a mini-exhibition. Join us for a series of events bringing museum scientists together with local performers for hands-on activities. 

Collecting Nature is free and open to the public from January 5 through 26. 


Collecting Nature Events:

  • Friday, January 5: Collecting Nature: Opening Night
  • Thursday, January 18: Collecting Nature: Monarch Night
  • Friday, January 26: Collecting Nature: Chocolate Night