This season's highlights include several events at "The Toby," the museum's new Tobias Theater. For example:
- Lectures by museum directors from MoMA (April 9) and the Guggenheim (April 30). Both lectures are free, but reservations are required.
- "After Love, After Punk," a free lecture about punk culture and the Japanese artist Takashi Murakami (March 19).
Another highlight: the museum's Art Jolt program. This season, it's a two-part class focusing on modernism and post-modernism -- with some time spent in the "European Design Since 1985" exhibit.
Finally, if you have a green thumb, try a class in the museum's horticulture series, such as "A Year in the Garden," "Step Away from the Power Shears" and "Myth Busters: The Only Good Bug is a Dead Bug." There's also a free lecture coming up: "Tried and True! Proven Perennials from the Chicago Botanic Garden's Trails" (April 2).