Wednesday, June 19, 2019
The exhibit Chess: Gymnasium of the Mind features a variety of chess sets from around the world highlighting unique pieces, boards, and moves. This project is part of the second annual Spring Symposium held by Playful by Design, an interdisciplinary game studies consortium at the University of Illinois. On view during museum open hours April 4–July 7.
This exhibit is a selection of the world’s most famous mechanical puzzles that are artistic, creative, and challenging. Enjoy their beauty—and try your hand at solving some of them. On view during museum open hours June 4–July 21.