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November
23
November
23

City on Fire | Family Gallery Guide

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  Use this fun gallery guide as you explore the City on Fire: Chicago 1871 exhibition. Learn more about the exhibition at chicago1871.org. We look forward to welcoming you to the Museum! Gallery Guide (English) PDF | Guía de la Galería Familiar (Español) PDF

November
23
November
23

City on Fire | Family Activity Kit

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Print out all four activities (download complete kit here) and enjoy learning more about the fire through drawing, writing, and crafting in response to amazing images and documents from the museum’s collection. You can also choose the activities that are the best fit for your family and only print those. The estimated time for each More

December
11
December
11

Family History

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Activities My Name Scavenger Hunt | Discussing, Writing, Movement The Chicago Start the activity My Family and Friends Snapshot | Discussing, Close Looking, Movement he Chicago Start the activity The Story of My Day | Reading, Writing, Discussing, Drawing he Chicago Start the activity Tell Me Your Story | Discussing, Writing, Drawing he Chicago Start the activity Family Food More

    December
    11
    December
    11

    Chicago Flag-Part Two

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    Activities Chicago Landmarks | Game Playing, Drawing, Researching The white stripes on the Chicago flag stand for the places we live: the North, South, and West Sides of the city. Chicago is world-famous for its skyscrapers, beautiful parks, public art, and sports venues, but the city’s neighborhoods are also home to some distinctive architecture and special More

      December
      11
      December
      11

      Chicago Flag: Part One

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      Activities Know Your Chicago Flag | Drawing, crafting  The Chicago flag is a starting point for exploring the city’s rich history. Each activity will encourage your kids to share their ideas and express their creativity.The Chicago flag can be found throughout the city, but do you know what its stars and stripes symbolize? Discover the meaning More

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