“Humankind has always been very curious and driven to find out about life forms in outer space, but not so curious about life forms on the planet,” Giovanni Aloi remarked as he showed me each work of art included in “Earthly Observatory,” an exhibition that he curated with artist/scientist Andrew S. Yang. Over 30 artists […]
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Two legacy institutions wrestle with issues of diversity and economic justice.
A renovation scheduled to be completed in 2021 reflects new-found efforts to engage Native communities.
A classic tale of Chicago corruption, and also of rabbinical law, frontier justice, and the city’s first murder
The new Máximo installation and “Antarctic Dinosaurs” exhibit feature dinosaurs from around the world that aren’t yet household names, at least in the States.
During a decade of low rates, they were a major expense for the city’s cultural institutions.
Also, the Field Museum is giving Sue her own private suite.
Also, 12 museums are offering free admission for CPS students this week.
Brewer John Laffler talks about how he used rice and mold—and some help from a Field archaeologist—to create the new, limited QingMing.
Also, a Jurassic World dinosaur park exhibit is coming to the Field Museum in May.
The Field Museum, Johalla Projects, Land and Sea Dept., and the Chicago Athletic Association have collaborated on a bar in conjunction with the Field exhibit “Specimens: Unlocking the Secrets of Life.”
The Windy City Rollers’ Juanna Rumble Cup, The NoSleep Podcast live, and more happenings from February 24-26
This was the largest meteorite to land near Chicago since 2003.