Benefit Ball - DuPage Children's Museum

2021 Play Soirée

Saturday, June 12 | Streaming at 6:30 pm


A virtual celebration of creativity, resilience, and perseverance.



Keep the Play Growing! 


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2021 Great Friend to Kids Award Recipient


Andrea Beaty

DuPage Children’s Museum has selected Andrea Beaty as the recipient of the 2021 Great Friend to Kids Award (GFTK). This award honors those that make outstanding contributions toward enriching the lives of children.

Andrea Beaty is the author of many beloved children’s books, including the bestselling Questioneers series; Attack of the Fluffy BunniesHappy Birthday, Madame Chapeau; and One Girl. Her books empower young readers to think critically about the world, encouraging them to help others and tackle big problems. She is an advocate for STEAM and her books have been read around the globe and in space on board the International Space Station. She lives just outside Chicago.

At DuPage Children's Museum

We Value...

Creativity, Curiosity, and Community

Open-Ended and Self-Directed Learning

Social Engagement and Accessibility for All

Child-Adult Learning Partnerships


As we enter a new era, the Museum team is reimagining the way we support learning through play. We ask you to enter a creative space where you can help us Keep the Play Growing.

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