General Events


Sunday, June 23, 2019

    • All Day

    2019 Bike To Work Challenge June 14 - June 28, 2019 Represent your organization Stay healthy and start a new habit Compete against co-workers, friends and other companies Help the environment Win prizes Have fun (the most important part!) Start a free online Bike Commuter Challenge team at your company, or join your team that's already been created.

    • All Day

    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.

    • 9:00 am   5:00
    • Spurlock Museum

    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.

    • 2:00 - 3:30 pm

    The guest community curator for this exhibit is local collector Philip Nyman, who has been collecting and studying mechanical puzzles since he was 7 years old. Join the curator for a brief talk and demonstrations at this public, family-friendly event.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019

Saturday, June 29, 2019