May 3-4, 2019 in Chicago

We welcome guests to the panels and open forums during Harris Connect Weekend, but we understand that those with young children will want to explore other options. Below are a list of events that might be appealing to you and your little ones.

Alumni & guests are requested to make their own arrangements if they wish to attend the below events or visit places in Hyde Park:

Family Saturday at the Logan Center for the Arts

Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts: Family Saturday (May 4, 2- 4:30 pm)

Say Cheese!  Photography is the universal language of this generation.  Join us for a Family Saturday centered around paying homage to important photographers and capturing the essence of your family members while savoring the moments that matter. Free Admission. 

SMART Museum of Art

SMART Museum Of Art: Family Day (May 4, 1-4 pm) 

This Saturday, artist and architect Amanda Williams and the author of The South Side and WBEZ reporter Natalie Moore help young guests think through ideas of what constitutes a block, a city, and public space. The hands-on projects are inspired by their collaborative work on redlining, featured in the exhibition Solidary & Solitary. Free Admission. 

The Oriental Institute

The Oriental Institute (May 4, 1pm)

Travel back in time to the world of the Ancient Egyptians and Mesopotamians—try on their clothes, hear the oldest story ever written, and explore the galleries to find treasured artifacts. Tickets to be purchased. 

Other places to visit in Hyde Park:

Hyde Park Art Center 

The DuSable Museum 

57th Street Books 

Bixler Park

Museum of Science and Industry 

Robie House Chicago