Tiny Great Performances - DuPage Children's Museum

OPEN 9–4 Memorial Day | Monday, May 27

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Introduce Children To The Arts In A Family-Friendly Setting!

Tiny Great Performances™ bring professional and community performers to the Museum to promote a life-long love of the arts in children and their families. Performances feature a variety of subjects including dance, music, storytelling, theatre, and more.


Tiny Great Performances are designed to be an integration of play and performance. Guests are welcome to stop, listen, watch, and/or participate. DCM strives to provide opportunities for interactive experiences with performers and to inspire creativity, curiosity, and courage.


Tiny Great Performances are included with Museum admission.


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May 11, 2024


Saturday, May 11 | 10:30, 11:10, 11:50, 12:30

RoboThink is coming to DCM! Introduce your child to the wonderful world of engineering and robotics. Children can participate in 30-minute building sessions and get a taste of the RoboThink robot building experience. Recommended for ages 4+ (not suitable for children under 2 years). No need to pre-register; free tickets will be available at the Museum one hour before each session.

June 15, 2024

Chinese YoYo

Saturday, June 15 | 11:00 & 11:45am

Mika Chang and the Diabolo Dawgs perform at various locations and events throughout the year, they strive to share their love of this performance art with the world. At the end of the day, by sharing this piece of cultural history with the world, they contribute to the fostering of connectedness in diverse communities. Originating during the late Ming dynasty, the Chinese Yoyo, or diabolo, has evolved from a simple recreational activity to a cherished pastime found in various settings across Asia. 

July 6, 2024

Riverwalk Woodwind Quintet

Saturday, July 6 | 11:00 & 11:45am

The NMB Riverwalk Quintet (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn and Bassoon) consists of members of the Naperville Municipal Band. The quintet will entertain young and old with familiar childhood songs, light classics and entertaining melodies!

July 27, 2024

Black Willow Brass Quintet

Saturday, July 27 | 11:00 & 11:45am

Established in 2018, Black Willow Brass Quintet comprises trumpet, horn, trombone, and tuba. The ensemble embraces music in a wide variety of styles, from baroque to popular, from standards to newly written works. They perform regularly throughout the Chicago area.

Please contact:
Shamra Fallon, Public Programs Manager
If you have any questions regarding Tiny Great Performances.


This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.