Blues Family Jam
Saturday, March 30
Explore Chicago’s musical legacy with a morning of creative activities and experiences designed for families. Inspired by our exhibition Amplified: Chicago Blues, this program features make-and-take crafts, live music, blues bingo, and a photo booth. All ages welcome. Designed for families with children ages 12 and younger. Children must be accompanied by an adult and vice versa.
$10, $5 members, Free for kids 12 and under. Ticket price includes general admission to exhibitions, as well as hot cocoa for kids and coffee for their grown-ups.
9:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Join us for make-and-take crafts and art activities with local artist Betty Heredia.
9:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Blues Photo Booth
Give us your best angles in our free photo booth. Blues photo props included!
10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Make your own Chicago blues bingo card and play for a chance to win blues-themed prizes.
11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m.
Live Blues Music
Two forty-minute interactive blues performances featuring R&L Rhythm Revue (Ritchie Brandt, Lenny Marsh, and Paul Kay).
Bring your shaker from the craft area!
Be sure to visit Amplified: Chicago Blues in the Skyline Gallery!
Chicago History Museum
2nd floor, Morse Genius Chicago RoomsPurchase Tickets