Chicago Museums


    Field Museum Announces Reopening Date, Plans

    Chicago’s Field Museum has announced plans to reopen this month. The museum plans to reopen for members only beginning July 17 and will open to the public on July 24, according to its website. “Our top priority is to create a safe environment for all of our visitors and staff, while letting you reconnect with science and culture in the…


    Zoos and Museums Reopen as Chicago Enters Phase 4

    As the state entered phase four of its reopening plan Friday, zoos and museums began opening their doors to the public with new guidelines. The Illinois Department of Public Health released specific guidelines in which businesses planning to reopen in phase four are required to follow. Zoos were allowed to reopen with no more than 25% occupancy, and with interactive…

  • South Shore Train Feb 23

    At Least 4 Injured After South Shore Train Derails Near Millennium Station

    At least four people were injured after a South Shore Line train derailed Saturday morning in Chicago’s The Loop neighborhood near Museum Campus, fire officials said. The derailment was reported near South Prairie Avenue and East 14th Street. Four adults out of the 74 passengers were taken to Northwestern Hospital in stable condition, Chicago Fire Department stated on Twitter. The…

  • Art Institute of Chicago Jan 22

    Generous Gift Brings New Exhibit to Art Institute

    A new exhibit will open at the Art Institute of Chicago thanks to a donation of more than 100 works from a prominent city gallery owner and an art historian. The Art Institute exhibit titled “Pure Drawing: Seven Centuries of Art,” assembled from the collection of works from Richard and Mary L. Gray, opens at the museum on Saturday. “The…

  • Chicago Museums Jan 7

    Chicago Museums Offer Free Days for Winter

    Don’t let the cold Chicago winter ice out your chance to have a good time indoors. City museums are offering free days for Illinois residents all season long. Adler Planetarium: January 7-9, 20-22 February 4-6, 11-13, 17-20 March 9-12 Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: A valid Id with an Illinois address is required at the box office....

  • Frida Kahlo Dec 10, 2019

    ‘Frida Kahlo 2020': Exhibit Tickets Go On Sale

    An exhibition of works by Frida Kahlo is coming to the Chicago area and tickets go on sale Tuesday, according to the College of DuPage.

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