Lori Lightfoot in New Series Exploring Chicago's Cultural Institutions


Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be in a new educational video series that will highlight Chicago's cultural institutions:

The series will partner with the city's museums and cultural institutions to invite students to go behind the scenes at some of Chicago's most iconic places on Wednesdays, while staying home.

Mayor Lightfoot will join museum curators and staff as they lead virtual tours of their most popular exhibits and even share hidden treasures not usually seen by the public.

Viewers will take virtual field trips to places like the Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum, the DuSable Museum of African American History, the Museum of Science and Industry, the National Museum of Mexican Art, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Lincoln Park Zoo.

Along with each episode, students will find corresponding worksheet activities to further engage with each museum experience.

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Young learners will also find Stay Home. Hit Play. twice a week on Chicago's PBS station - WTTW.

The series will premiere online Wednesday, April 29 and air on TV Friday, May 1 at 5:30 p.m. on WTTW and again on Monday, May 4 at 12:30 p.m. on WTTW Prime.

Stay Home. Hit Play. episodes will air each Wednesday online at www.HitPlayChicago.org.

The episodes will then air the following Fridays and Mondays on TV.

All segments and related student worksheets will be available on the series website.

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