Imaginative and developmentally-focused classes, activities, events and retail for ages 0-6.

Summer Session 1 at 900 N. Michigan

May 30th – July 17th

No class on 5/30, 6/20, 7/4

  • Masks are optional for all classes 
  • Bubbles Academy Teaching Artists will continue to wear masks
  • Up to 2 adults may accompany each child to class
  • There are no refunds for enrollments. Details in pricing & policy section below. 

Registration now open!

Looking to join a Spring Session class in progress?

Daily Drop-in Art!

  • 12 – 6 PM every day
  • $10 per child
  • Caregivers must stay onsite
  • No reservations necessary

New projects each week + special hours – check below for details!

Summer Session 1: 5/30 - 7/17

Spring Session classes in progress

Daily Drop-in Art

Visit us 12 – 6 PM daily for drop-in art!

  • $10 per child
  • Includes all supplies to make your masterpiece
  • New projects each week
  • Caregivers must stay onsite
  • No reservations necessary
  • Starting 4/4, additional hours from 10-12 on Mondays!

Upcoming Projects
Week of 5/9: Candle holder
Week of 5/16: Felt Flower wands
Week of 5/23: Flower crowns
Week of 5/30: Wooden turtles

Check out past projects in our Instagram story highlight!

Save time at check in, and register in advance!
>> Register for 12-6 PM Monday – Friday
>> Register for special Monday hours 10 AM – 12 PM
>> Walk in 12-6 PM any day, including Saturday & Sunday



Birthdays at 900

Bubbles Academy now offers small group indoor birthday parties in the bright and whimsical Bubbles Academy space at 900 N. Michigan! 

Saturdays 3:30 – 5:30 PM
Sundays 11 AM – 1 PM, 3:30 – 5:30 PM

>> Check out more details on the birthday page!

Pricing & Policies

Summer Session 1 at 900 N Michigan

Art & Music, Preschool Prep, Art + Adventure 60 minute classes: $300 per child, 7 week session
Monday classes are prorated to 4 weeks, no class 5/30, 6/20, 7/4
Drop in: $45 per class

Music & Movement, 30 minute classes: $200 per child, 7 week session
Monday classes are prorated to 4 weeks, no class 5/30, 6/20, 7/4
Drop in: $30 per class

There are no refunds on enrollments.

If a class cancellation due to in-class covid exposure is necessary, a makeup class credit will be provided. There are no refunds.

The mask optional policy is subject to change at any time per CDPH & IDPH guidance. If a change in mask policy occurs, there are no refunds. 

Zero Symptoms Policy

If you, your child, or someone in your household is showing ANY symptoms of illness, we ask that you keep your child home and schedule a make-up class. 

Code of Clean

We take the safety of our families and teaching artist staff very seriously, and ask for your partnership in providing a safe, clean classroom environment. >> View details

Makeup policy

If you miss a class, you may register for a makeup class by emailing bigbubble@bubblesacademy.com

Advance registration is required, and makeup classes are available on a first-come first-served basis. Availability is extremely limited. Makeups are limited to 2 per session, must be used at the same class location, and must be used within the current session or the first 2 weeks of the next session. 


You can access the Bubbles Academy space via the 900 Self-Park Garage (August Level) or elevators from Michigan Avenue. We are located on Level 6, across from Bloomingdales, down the corridor to the parking garage.

Parking validation provided
The current validation provides up to 3 hours of parking for a $10 fee. Please note the parking validation criteria can change at any time and is managed by the shopping center.

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