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2016 - 2017 CGCC Museum Series


Museum staff love our kids!  They know they can expect engaged, curious minds, and in-depth, surprising questions. All classes have a set grade-based curriculum, and are adapted for slightly younger students in order to enrich their studies.

This year we are breaking out and visiting all new places. Check out our line up:


February 1st, 2017 - Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, Elmhurst - Register Now

March 1st, 2017 - Oriental Museum, Chicago - Register Now

April 13th, 2017 - Chicago History Museum and International Museum of Surgical Science

Classes offered in the past few years have included:

Lederman Center at Fermilab, Batavia (November, 2016)

  • Raising cosmic questions
  • Understanding Genetics
  • Analyzing Dark Matter

Museum of Broadcast Communications, Chicago(October, 2016)
  • Traversing broadcast history
  • Viewing historic debates
  • Creating comedies and late night television
  • Cheering for your favorite spots heroes

The Field Museum

  • Mapping the Tree of Life Using DNA
  • Egypt Unwrapped
  • The Great Fossil Hunt
  • Uncovering the Art of Ancient American Pottery

The Shedd Aquarium

  • Habitat Exploration
  • Fish Dissection
  • Lakeshore Ecology

Please contact with any questions.

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