Family Workshop: Exploring the Colorful Aquatic World

Explore the concept of color in the natural world, inspired by Shedd’s special exhibit, Underwater Beauty. Observe colorful animals and get creative with art of your own.

Date: Jun. 23, 2019
10 a.m.-noon
$35 ($30 for members)

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Who can attend:

This program is offered for families with children ages 3 and up.

What is included:

A two-hour program that includes learning about animals through hands-on activities, animal encounters and/or time in Shedd Aquarium’s exhibit spaces. Each program includes a guided art lesson that allows the whole family to create a work of art inspired by nature.

What is not included:

• Meals and snacks are not included.
• General admission to the aquarium; admission can be purchased online or on site.


Program includes:
• Use of stairs; elevators are available
• Walking and standing for up to 1 hour
• Sitting on the floor for activities; chairs and tables are available
• Moving around the aquarium, which has varying light, noise and temperature levels

We believe there should be no boundaries to your Shedd Aquarium experience. If you have an accommodation request related to a disability, please contact us at or 312-939-2438. We look forward to assisting you.

Please visit Shedd Aquarium’s Accessibility Guide to learn more.

Contact us at or call 312-939-2438.

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