Wreathing of the Lions at the Art Institute

It’s that time again.

Wreathing of the LionsEach year, the lions outside the Art Institute of Chicago are are adorned with large evergreen wreaths. The ceremony, known as the Wreathing of the Lions, often draws sizable crowds. Check it out for complimentary coffee, performances, and create your own wreath in the Ryan Education Center. Afterwards, guests are invited into the museum for family-friendly activities and live performances.

Event Details
  • November 27, 2015
  • 10 am to 3 pm
  • Price: Free, regular admission for indoor activities
Family Activities Include:
  • Create Your Own Wreath, inspired by the Neapolitan Crèche.
  • Holiday-decorated Thorne Miniature Rooms
  • Meet the Art Institute’s Mascot, Artie the Lion

You can learn more at artic.edu.