Virtual Event | Presidents’ Day
Monday, February 15
Commemorate Presidents’ Day virtually with us as we explore the leadership and legacy of the nation’s 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, through family-friendly exhibition tours, music, arts workshops, and more. Special virtual activities include a visit with Lincoln as portrayed by Kevin J. Wood and a hands-on history arts workshop with teaching artist Justin Ricks. More details to come; we look forward to seeing you!
This event is free of charge; we would greatly appreciate a donation to the Museum in any amount. Zoom links will be provided after registration.
All activities are designed for participants age 6 and up.
11:00 a.m. – Social Studies | Spaces
Virtual tour of Lincoln’s Chicago with Paul Durica
12:00 p.m. – Social Studies | Theater
“A Visit with Mr. Lincoln” with Kevin J. Wood
1:00 p.m. – Social Studies | Hands-on History
Design a campaign poster with teaching artist Justin Ricks
1:30 p.m. – Social Studies | Sound
Freedom songs with musician and educator Lenny Marsh
Want to know even more about America’s 16th president? Learn more about Abraham Lincoln and what it means to live in Illinois, the Land of Lincoln, by creating paintings, a timeline, a speech, and a replica of his famous top hat!