AUGUST 3RD, NOON TO 4PM
$5 suggested donation.
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
800 S. Halsted
In support of immigrant and migrant families, the Hull-House Settlement engaged young children in groundbreaking programs, clubs and activities in addition to opening the city's first public playground and kindergarten. The Hull-House reformers worked alongside these families and young people in labor movements, justice movements and other movements for change. Become part of this radical history at the Hull-House museum's Family Sundays series.
Come to August's Family Sunday, offered in partnership with the Latino Cultural Center. The event: Migration, Arts and Story Time, is an afternoon affair for families and will highlight the Center, the Museum, as well as the UIC Heritage Gardens. August's Family Sunday includes:
+Tours of the Latino Cultural Center murals
+Tours of the Hull-House Museum
+Tours of the UIC Heritage Gardens
+Story time in the Hull-House Museum library
+Activities and crafts for families at both sites
You can bring your daughters, sons, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, neighbors or mentees, just as long as you stay while the young people in your care explore, create and delight in the Family Sunday offering.
Each Family Sunday will include:
+Short 20 minute tours
+Story time in the Hull-House Museum library and book sales
+Activities and crafts for families connected to monthly theme
In support of working families at the turn of the 20th century, the Hull-House Settlement engaged children in groundbreaking programs, clubs and activities in addition to opening the city's first public playground and kindergarten. The Hull-House reformers along with progressive educators like John Dewey and Maria Montessori re-framed childhood, emphasizing children's agency, experience, and play. Become part of this radical history at the Hull-House museum's Family Sundays series.
May 4 | June 1 | *July 21 (Special family musical performance with Merit School) | September 7
Family Sundays kick off on May 4 with "Family Sunday: Home"
Tours, crafts and activities will explore the many ideas and meanings we have about home. May Family Sunday also celebrates the Jane Addams Children's Book Awards. First awarded in 1953, the Jane Addams Children's Book Awards honor exemplary children's literature that most effectively promote peace, social justice, world community, and gender and racial equality to young readers. Family Sunday: Home will honor the Jane Addams Peace Association Children's book award winners, past and present. The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) - Madison, Wisconsin and Des Moines, Iowa Branches are co-presenters of May Family Sunday.
* All views expressed are those of the guests and do not necessarily represent the views of, and should not be attributed to, the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, or the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Architecture and the Arts.