Member Events

Field Museum staff member shows a fish specimen to a young boy, while the child's mother takes a picture.

67th Annual Members' Nights

Thursday, May 10 and Friday, May 11, 5:00pm-10:00pm. RSVP today

Don't miss your chance to explore behind the scenes and discover something new!

This is your opportunity to learn about the fascinating work and scientific research that happens at the Museum every day. Meet and speak with Museum staff—including exhibition designers, scientists, and curators—and see some spectacular artifacts and specimens that are not on display in our public exhibitions.

There are nearly 40 million objects (and counting) in the Museum's collections—what will you discover this year at Members' Nights?

Don't miss out on your one chance each year to go behind the scenes! All exhibitions will be open, and there will be activities for both kids and adults.

Space is limited and reservations are required. RSVP today!

Member-only Docent Tours

Join our Docents to learn more about our temporary exhibitions. All tours will begin at 1:00pm and last approximately 1 hour. To provide the best tour experience, space is limited and reservations are required. Registration will open one month prior to each tour. More dates will be added soon.

  • Saturday, May 5 - Mummies - RSVP today!
  • Saturday, June 2 - Mummies
  • Saturday, June 30 - Antarctic Dinosaurs


If you have any questions about the events listed, please contact the membership office at 312.665.7700 or

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