Museums
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Culture, General
Being a non-profit, woman artist-run cooperative, ARC continues its feminist tradition by providing exhibition opportunities for professional and emerging artists working in all media based on excellence of artwork, without discrimination toward gender, race, age, class, physical/mental ability, sexual, spiritual or political orientation.
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Artemisia Gallery CLOSED/ceased operations and the membership dissolved on May 30, 2003. The 30 year archives are now with the Ryerson and Burnham Archives in the Art Institute of Chicago.
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Children's, Culture, History
Berwyn, Illinois
Culture, Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Library
Chicago, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Houses information and articles in the Chicago Branch Public Library.
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House
Built in 1836 for Henry B. Clarke, the Clarke House Museum is Chicago’s oldest house. The house shows what life was like for a middle-class family in Chicago during the city’s formative years before the Civil War. Its fascinating history began at a time when family members could see the campfires of Native Americans in the distance.
Chicago, Illinois
Art, History
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Culture, History
The DuSable Museum of African American History is dedicated to the collection, preservation, interpretation and dissemination of the history and culture of Africans and Americans of African descent.
Chicago, Illinois
History
Chicago, Illinois
Botanical Garden, Children's, Park
Chicago, Illinois
Art, General, History, Historic House
Glessner House Museum boasts a veritable garden of earthly delights for the appreciation and study of decorative arts. From the Isaac Scott cabinetry, to the Morris & Co. textiles, and the eclectic array of ceramics, the museum offers visitors a singular experience in which nearly all of the furnishings and appointments are original to the family.
Chicago, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Park
Founded in 1939, the Hyde Park Art Center is the oldest alternative art space in Chicago. The Art Center presents six exhibits each year along with dozens of art classes for kids 3 to 93 in ceramics, painting, drawing, photography and other visual arts taught by professional artists.
Chicago, Illinois
Historical Society, Park
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Anthropology, Arboretum, Archaeology, Children's, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science
Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, one of the largest science museums in the world, is home to more than 35,000 artifacts and 400,000 square feet of hands-on exhibits designed to spark scientific inquiry and creativity.
Chicago, Illinois
Science
Chicago, Illinois
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.
Chicago, Illinois
History
Chicago, Illinois
Military
Chicago, Illinois
Culture, History
Chicago, Illinois
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.
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Children's, Culture
In 1976, in a one-room storefront log cabin, a small group of Swedes dared to dream about establishing a center of Swedish culture in America. Today’s Swedish American Museum is a bustling center of Swedish art, history, culture, and educational activities and programs.
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Culture
To leave home and start a new life in an unfamiliar place is at the core of the immigrant experience. For the artist, there is much to process—new cultures, colors, forms, sensations, and environments, all different from those left behind. New roots form atop old ones, and the past never strays far from reach.
Chicago, Illinois
History
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Woman Made Gallery was founded in 1992 to provide exhibition opportunities for women artists. Since 1992 and through 2007 WMG has exhibited the work of more than 5500 artists in 155 group shows and highlighted a body of work by individual artists in 75 solo shows.