Pop-Up Programs

From time to time, the Adler hosts one-time-only programs featuring special guests and partners from around Chicagoland. With science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) to activate the imaginations of our guests, these interactive programs can “pop up” at any time throughout the year!

From time to time, the Adler hosts one-time-only programs featuring special guests and partners from around Chicagoland (and beyond!). With science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) to activate the imaginations of our guests, these interactive programs can “pop up” at any time throughout the year!

Pop-Up Programs are held during daytime hours and are FREE with admission. Some programs are planned far in advance, but during your visit, you may encounter a spontaneous program not listed below. Check back here often for new surprises!

Upcoming Pop-Up Events*

DateTimeLocationProgram Description
Wednesday, August 2912:00 pmTBDA selection of scenes from the play Silent Sky will be performed by the Theatre of Western Springs. Silent Sky is the inspiring true story of astronomy’s “hidden figures.” In the late 19th Century, these women “computers” crashed through Harvard’s glass ceilings and changed the way we look at the heavens and Earth.

*Please note that details for Pop-Up Programs may change. Refer back to this page on the day of your visit for the latest information.

For Partners

Pop-Up Programs are an opportunity for partner organizations to share their passion for STEAM-focused fun with Adler guests. Interested in partnering with us? Fill out our request form using the link below!

Become a Partner!