The LamaSeuss Series
On select Fridays families are invited to bring their children for an interactive investigation of a topic in the galleries. Each session features a Dr. Seuss book and an exploration of its themes through the Oriental Institute’s collection. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for children ages 5-8.Free. Registration is not required.
Friday, July 11 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Go on a “birding” expedition through the Oriental Institute’s galleries and discover birds both common and rare and what people 3,000 years ago thought of them!
Dr. Seuss’s ABC
Friday, July 18 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Take part in the Oriental Institute’s original play-story about the origins of the alphabet and try out writing ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs.
Safari, So Good!
Friday, July 25 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Explore the animals of the ancient Near East and find out if you have any in your own backyard!
The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins
Friday, August 1 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Explore our behatted artifacts to learn what ancient hats can tell an archaeologist!
One Cent, Two Cent, Old Cent, New Cent
Friday, August 8 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Learn why and how money was invented and create make-believe money with us!
PARKING: Street parking is free and available to the public in the summer months
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