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Chance the Rapper is coming to help kick off the holidays at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI), on Wednesday, November 16, with the official opening of the beloved Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light exhibits. Chance will join Chevy Humphrey, President and CEO at MSI, and Santa Larry in lighting the Museum’s historic Rotunda, including a four-story Grand Tree and more than 50 surrounding trees and displays representing cultures and traditions from across the globe. Guests will also enjoy festive music from the Kids of the Kingdom (K.O.K.) choir. 

Chance the Rapper will share details about the 4th Annual A Night at the Museum Event, hosted at MSI in partnership with his charity, SocialWorks, on Friday, December 16. A Night at the Museum is a family-fun holiday event allowing guests to explore MSI after-hours, engaging with 50+ event-only vendors, activations, performers, and more! The event will consist of an evening filled with family-friendly fun and holiday cheer, inspiring thoughtfulness and unity in all attendees.

In addition, Ben and Jerry’s is a key sponsor of this year’s A Night of the Museum event. Ben & Jerry’s and Chance the Rapper teamed up to launch Mint Chocolate Chance, a new full-time ice cream flavor. A portion of the proceeds from all ice cream sales goes toward SocialWorks. 

To learn more information about A Night at the Museum and SocialWorks’ Warmest Winter Initiative, follow @socialworks_chi and visit their website, Tickets will be available on November 16th, 2022, via or below!

About MSI  
The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) offers world-class and uniquely interactive experiences that inspire inventive genius and foster curiosity. As one of the largest science museums in the world, from groundbreaking and award-winning exhibits to hands-on opportunities —a visit to MSI is guaranteed to connect fun and learning. MSI is committed to offering comprehensive educational programs – for students, teachers, and families – that make a difference in local communities and contribute to MSI’s larger vision: to inspire and motivate children to achieve their full potential in STEM – science, technology, engineering, and math. The Museum is grateful for the support of its generous donors and guests, who make its work possible. MSI is partly supported by the people of Chicago through the Chicago Park District. For more information, visit or call (773) 684-1414.

About SocialWorks 

SocialWorks aims to empower youth through the arts, education, and civic engagement while fostering leadership, accessibility, and positivity. Our initiatives, OpenMike, Warmest Winter, Kids of the Kingdom, the New Chance: Arts & Literature Fund, and My State of Mind, were created to advocate for youth and the fulfillment of their success in all forms. SocialWorks looks to continue to bring impact through innovation and collaboration.