TRAVEL DIGEST || Science Behind Pixar exhibit to open in Chicago


Discover the science and technology behind “Toy Story,” “A Bug’s Life,” “Finding Nemo,” and more timeless Pixar films with The Science Behind Pixar, opening at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, on May 24. The interactive exhibition showcases the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts used by the artists and computer scientists who help bring Pixar’s award-winning films to the big screen.

Guests of all ages can experience the filmmaking process through hands-on activities inspired by some of Pixar’s most treasured films.

The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, offers world-class and uniquely interactive experiences that inspire inventive genius and foster curiosity. From groundbreaking and award-winning exhibits, to hands-on opportunities that make you the scientist, a visit to MSI is where fun and learning mix. Through its Welcome to Science Initiative, the Museum offers a variety of student, teacher and family programs that make a difference in communities and contribute to MSI’s larger vision: to inspire and motivate children to achieve their full potential in science, technology, medicine and engineering.

MSI is open 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Extended hours until 5:30 p.m. are offered during peak periods. For information, visit or call 773-684-1414.

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