Winter Break Crafts at the Mitchell Museum

The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian will offer kids the chance to make Native American-inspired craft projects this winter break.

While the kids are out of school, the museum has expanded its weekend craft program to every day, all day long during the weekdays the museum is open. The crafts are free with regular admission.

In addition to regular weekend crafts (Saturdays, 11 a.m. to noon and Sundays, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.) on Dec. 22, 23, 29 and 30, the entire family can make and take home simple versions of traditional Native American items.

Kid’s craft activities are recommended for children ages 5 and up, but there is no minimum age requirement. Participants must be accompanied by an adult. No pre-registration is necessary.

For more information about museum is available online or by calling 847-475-1030.

The museum is located at 3001 Central St. in Evanston.Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors, students and children and free for Mitchell Museum members and Tribal members. The museum is closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

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