Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, University
Through the exhibits, we share with you our past and present so that you too may discover the people, places and events that influenced our ancestors and continue to shape our destiny.
North Chicago, Illinois
Anthropology, General, History, Library, Science, Specialized, University
FEET FIRST: THE SCHOLL STORY, a one-of-a-kind exhibit dedicated to Dr. William Mathias Scholl and to the amazing structures that are our feet. This permanent exhibit is housed at the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science, University
The Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum, located on campus at Benedictine University, exhibits over 3,500 specimens focused on zoology, botany, geology, and environmental stewardship. Intricate dioramas give a sense of adventure and encourages visitors to investigate nature in their own backyards. The museum offers a variety of scavenger hunts and activity pages to guide your visit.
Des Plaines, Illinois
Art, Culture, University
The Koehnline Museum of Art is committed to establishing and encouraging an adventuresome environment for art. Its programs and exhibits are designed for students, College employees, and members of the greater community, and so serve an educational purpose as well as exploring and illuminating current directions in regional, national, and international art.
Art, Culture, General, History, University
Art, Culture, History, Library, University
The Museum interprets and displays the University’s medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque collection, known as the Martin D’Arcy Collection, other museum permanent collections, and rotating exhibitions.
History, Library, University
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History, Library, Science, University
The Anthropology Museum houses over 12,000 ethnographic and archaeological objects. The ethnographic collection has regional strengths in Southeast Asia, New Guinea, and the plains and southwest regions of North America. Ethnographic specimens from Africa, Mesoamerica, and South America are also represented.
Archaeology, Art, Culture, History, Library, University
The Institute helped launch the first era of exploration of humankind's remote past in the Near East, the cradle of civilization. Today its collection is of the most significant repositories of excavated art objects and artifacts from major archaeological sites in all of the Near East.
Art, Culture, University
As the art museum of the University of Chicago, the Smart Museum of Art is home to thought-provoking special exhibitions and a permanent collection that spans five thousand years of artistic creation.
Culture, General, Library, University
Spertus is Chicago's Jewish education and cultural center. It offers an innovative array of public programming, including exhibits, performances, films, and lectures some presented by the esteemed faculty who teach for its graduate programs. The institute collects, preserves, and displays materials from the Jewish experience in a stunning, contemporary building with fabulous views of Grant Park and Lake Michigan.
Culture, History, University
With approximately 40,000 objects in its artifact collection, the Spurlock Museum at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign celebrates our shared humanity by collecting, preserving, documenting, exhibiting, and studying objects of cultural heritage.
Natural History, University
University Galleries of Illinois State University has developed a multivalent approach to exhibitions and support for artists. Our program comprises rings of access that extend outward from the exhibitions we create and travel, the books we publish, and the tours, performances, lectures, and outreach programs we provide. Our exhibitions feature both emerging and established artists, often those whose work has not been previously presented in a comprehensive manner.