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EXPLORE 14 ACRES OF HANDS-ON SCIENCE FUN AT MSI—FOR FREE!

1/18/2017, 6 a.m. | Updated on 1/18/2017, 6 a.m.
WHAT: Stay warm with cool science at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago this winter. MSI is offering FREE ...
On January 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Museum of Science and Industry is offering free admission for Illinois residents as its launches its annual Black Creativity program with a special Family Day. Explore the grand opening of the Juried Art Exhibition, which features more than 100 works of art from African-American artists, created by both students and professionals from Chicago and throughout the U.S. The Juried Art Exhibition at the Museum of Science and Industry features more than 100 dynamic works from African- American artists from around the country, including work from a dozen youth artists. A photo of the exhibit is shown here.

EXPLORE 14 ACRES OF HANDS-ON SCIENCE FUN AT MSI—FOR FREE! ILLINOIS RESIDENTS GET IN FREE ON SELECT DATES IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY

WHAT: Stay warm with cool science at the

Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago this

winter. MSI is offering FREE Museum Entry to

Illinois residents on select dates each week in

January and February, starting January 10, 2017.

Illinois residents receive free Museum Entry on

the following dates: January 16-19, 24-26, 31;

February 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28. See more

than 25 trains make the journey from Chicago to

Seattle in the Great Train Story. Shake off cabin

fever with a run inside a human-sized hamster

wheel. Climb aboard a massive tractor and follow

the fascinating journey of food and how it travels

from the farm to your table. Peek inside the

whimsical Colleen Moore’s Fairy Castle, complete

with a pair of Cinderella’s tiny glass slippers.

Experiment with light to create a giant 30-foot

rainbow. On January 16, Martin .Luther King Jr.

Day and a free day for Illinois residents, MSI will

launch its annual Black Creativity program with

a special Family Day. Explore the grand opening

of the Juried Art Exhibition, which features more

than 100 works of art from African-American

artists, created by both students and professionals

from Chicago and throughout the U.S. The Juried

Art Exhibition is the longest-running exhibition of

African-American art, with works being displayed

at MSI annually since 1970. Also on Family Day,

take part in a collaborative printmaking project

that will be displayed at MSI. The Juried Art

Exhibition and collaborative printmaking project

are included with Museum Entry. For more details

on all these programs, visit,

msichicago..org/blackcreativity.

WHEN: Illinois residents receive free

Museum Entry on the following dates: January

16-19, 24-26, 31; February 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23,

28

WHERE: Museum of Science and Industry,

Chicago; 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr.

PLEASE NOTE: Must be an Illinois

resident, with proof of address, to receive free

Museum Entry. Tickets must be ordered on-site.

Omnimax® films, U-505 Submarine On-board

tour, Future Energy Chicago, Coal Mine, Brick

by Brickand special tours are not included in

Museum Entry. They require additional, timed entry

tickets.