Banned Books Week at Chicago Public Library

Chicago Public Library is celebrating Banned Books Week and the freedom to read during the week of September 21 - September 27

YOUmedia Fall Program Schedule

Get ready for some exciting programs at YOUmedia! Click here to check out the Fall Program Schedule for the Harold Washington Library Center.

Join the NVAM Out Loud Teen Council!

Do you know a teen interested in creating and showing artwork in a creative and supportive environment? How about learning leadership, arts career skills, and exhibition installation while working with artist mentors? Tell them about the NVAM Out Loud Teen Council! Members of the NVAM Teen Council will make art, go behind the scenes at the museum and explore how to use the many forms of art to express your own unique story!

The Global Cardboard Challenge in Chicago

CodeCreate and hosting partner The Civic Lab have once again accepted The Imagine Foundation's Global Cardboard Challenge! Chicagoans of all ages are invited to create and build at 114 Aberdeen from 1pm to 4pm.

Arts Incubator ASM fall program

Arts + Public Life is offering free fall arts programs for select high school students (ages 14+) interested in making a positive difference in their community through design/build projects. Participants will be eligible to earn a monetary award.

New Challenge and Opportunity to Win: #CCOL Scavenger Hunt

Put your detective skills to work all around the city for a chance to win a digital camera! Chicago City of Learning (CCOL) has created colorful posters promoting the many fun online and face-to-face opportunities you can discover on our website. These posters are on display on news racks downtown and on bus shelters throughout Chicago neighborhoods. You have until December 15 to find one. The race is on!

Fiesta Familiar

Scientists for Tomorrow will present a series of workshops at the event. Children and Parents will build a Balloon propelled cart when discovering several STEM related concepts. It is fun and FREE!!

NIKE Workshop with Hebru Brantley

True Star is working with NIKE to implement the Dream Chaser Workshop Series. THIS Monday (9/8/14), Hebru Brantley will lead the workshop at 900 S. Wabash, 430pm - 7:30pm.

BIT BASH: Chicago's Indie Game Festival

Saturday September 6, 2014 2:00 PM - 12:00 AM at 1260 W Madison St Chicago, IL 60607 Chicago's Indie Game Development Scene has come together to create an amazing Interactive Arts Festival.


Calling all innovators and entrepreneurs! The Conrad Challenge is an annual, multi-phase competition involving teams from all over the world who are working collaboratively to identify and solve a problem in one of 4 areas: Aerospace & Aviation, Cyber Technology & Security, Energy & Environment, and Health & Nutrition. Conrad participants join a large community dedicated to solving the world's problems. Click above to read more ...