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See Animals From Around The World And Make Your Own At The Art Institute This Weekend

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Jan 7, 2012 5:00PM

Steve Jenkins. Illustration from How Many Ways Can You Catch a Fly?, 2008. Written by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page. Houghton Mifflin Company.
Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend? Want to take advantage of the mild weather to head downtown? Then the Art Intsitute of Chicago has a family art-making class today and tomorrow that might be worth a look.

From 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. today and tomorrow, families can drop by the Art Institute's Ryan Education Center for a lesson in using decorative paper to make their own images of animals inspired by the exhibition Animals around the World: Picture Books by Steve Jenkins. It's a drop-in program, so registration isn't required.

As the Tick would say: fun... and educational.