A hilarious Broadway musical about a pair of mismatched Mormon boys sent on a mission to a place that’s about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get.
Animals Inside Out opens March 14th with a stunning look inside the animal kingdom from the creators of BODY WORLDS. Things Come Apart runs February 14-May 19, 2013 where inner workings of household items are explored in meticulous and vibrant photographs. Other exhibits of interest are: Science Storms, U-505 Submarine, YOU! The Experience, and Fast Forward…Inventing the Future.
There’s something for everyone at the Art Institute of Chicago! Start your visit with a trip back in time with our newly opened exhibition, Of Gods and Glamour. Explore the art of ancient Greece, Rome and Byzantium in this new addition to our permanent collection. After that, stop by the Ryan Education Center where kids can let off some steam and check out our exhibition of their favorite illustrated poems in Picturing Poetry. Be sure to visit us in February for the opening of Picasso and Chicago. This can’t-be-missed exhibition looks at the works of Pablo Picasso and the special connection he had with the city of Chicago.
Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing world of jellies, where simple bell-shaped forms are the result of complex biological processes, and delicate frills harbor tiny venomous harpoons that paralyze prey. Even though they don’t have blood, bones, or brains, jellies aren’t as simple as they look! 95% water, 100% amazing, and extended through 2013: Jellies
The Adler is unique among Chicago museums in the variety of immersive theater programs it offers to visitors. From the Big Bang to the stars overhead tonight, the Adler’s theaters draw the audience into the experience.
Unique event: Adler After Dark: Each month Adler After Dark reinvents itself with a new and exciting theme, so there is something new to discover and experience. Great for groups and makes for a very original first date, Adler After Dark has something for everyone! Advanced tickets sales end at noon the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased at the box office during the event.
Lovers of art, style, and history alike will revel in the exhibition Fashion and The Field Museum Collection: Maria Pinto. This thoughtful presentation showcases clothing masterworks from the Museum’s collections, selected by esteemed Chicago fashion designer Maria Pinto.
For the last 11 years, the rink has drawn more than 100,000 skaters annually and is free and open to the public. The rink, located on Michigan Avenue between Washington and Madison Streets, will still offer skate rental for only $10.
Dec.15, 2012-April 7, 2013
Macuga’s work interweaves two strands that have helped define contemporary art in the last decade: artists’ increasing tendency toward historical and archival research and their growing interest in strategies of display and the dialogue between artistic and curatorial practice.
Feb.16, 2013-June 2, 2013
While Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1942-1962, focuses on one of the most significant developments in contemporary abstract painting: the artist’s literal assault on the picture plane.
Twirl around the 900 square-foot synthetic ice skating rink more than 1,000 feet in the air while you enjoy sky high views of the city’s lakefront, cityscape, and bustling Lake Shore Drive.
I LOVE LUCY® LIVE ON STAGE, the brand new hit musical stage show adapted from the longest-running and most beloved television program in history, starring Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel: America’s favorite foursome, is coming to Chicago for the very first time!
The shops on The Magnificent Mile are as diverse as the goods they sell, with towering shopping centers, chic designer studios, intimate specialty retail shops, iconic department stores, lavish luxury boutiques and trendy favorites all within an easy stroll. Some favorites include The Shops at North Bridge, The 900 Shops, Water Tower Place, Apple, Burberry, AllSaints, Brooks Brothers, Hugo Boss, TopShop, Lego, The American Girl Place, Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Tiffany & Co. and more.
State Street became a shopping destination during the 1900s and is referred to in the song “Chicago,” sung by Frank Sinatra where Frank refers it to “State Street, that great street.” Shopping along State Street includes Nordstrom Rack, American Apparel, Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Puma, The Disney Store, Macy’s, H&M, Zara and more!
Step outside the tallest building in the western hemisphere and the third tallest in the world. At 1,353 feet in the air, the Ledge’s glass boxes extend out 4.3 feet from Skydeck.
Chicago is the place to be for St. Patrick’s Day in 2013. The Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place on March 16th this year in the Chicago Loop. The parade begins at noon, after the Chicago River is dyed green at 10 a.m. The parade starts at Balbo & Colombus Drive and proceeds north on Colombus Drive with the viewing stand at Buckingham Fountain.