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Feathers to Form: How Birds Have Shaped An Art Practice

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Walter Kitundu will discuss his work as an instrument builder and performer and share how time spent with the birds impacted his artistic trajectory. This photo-rich presentation will span his early days as a DJ making instruments powered by the elements and eventually by flocks of pigeons, to spending a year with a wild Red-tailed Hawk, […]


Virtual Story Time with Chicago Public Library


Discover how a marsh can disappear and a city can appear in its place. Join Librarian Megan as she unlocks the Mysteries of the Marsh with the help the staff […]


Canceled Butterfly Haven Yoga

Judy Istock Butterfly Haven

Join us for a rejuvenating class in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven. Students will leave class feeling energized, balanced, and ready to take their practice off the mat and out into the world. BYO mat. Class takes place 8:30 to 9:45am. Must be 18 or older to participate. Must register online in advance; no drop-ins. Beginning May […]

$16 – $20

Critter Connection

Meet the animals that call the Nature Museum home! Get to know our turtles, snakes, and more through this interactive program. Learn where they live, what they eat, and what they do to survive life in the wild. This program is free with admission.


Animal Feeding

What do the Nature Museum animals eat? How do they find food? How does their Museum diet compare to what they would eat in the wild? Join us for this interactive program to learn more and watch our animals eat. This program is free with admission.