Sunday, January 21, 2018,1:15 PM – 6:30 PM. $50.00.
Experience the greatest movie musical with Lennie Hayton’s score performed live by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. MGM’s Singin’ in the Rain, starring Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds, features some …Read More
Tuesday, December 05, 2017, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM. $25.00.
Chicago’s newest museum explores how writers influence the history, identity, culture, and lives of Americans while honoring some of the nation’s best novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, and essayists from Langston …Read More
Sunday, November 05, 2017, 12:30 – 5:30 PM. $55.00.
Lookingglass launches its 30th Season with the return of the circus-infused show, Hard Times. A collection of Dickensian characters inhabits the streets of Coketown where Gradgrind’s school churns out joyless …Read More
Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 10:15 AM – 2:15 PM. $25.00.
Inside its fabulous jewel box of a building, Evanston’s Lizzadro Museum displays intricate carvings of jade, amber, ivory, coral, and agate from around the world alongside faceted gemstone treasures and …Read More
Friday, September 15, 2017, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. $20.00.
Step back in time to life on an 1890s Illinois farm. Stroll through the restored farmstead and meet costumed interpreters operating this living history farm using the tools and techniques …Read More
Sunday, August 06, 2017, 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM. $20.00.
Meet Preston, Dudley, Mendela and the rest of the African penguins living in the Zoo’s all new Penguin Cove. Dive below the icy waters of the Arctic Tundra with Siku, …Read More
Friday, July 28, 2017, 6:30 – 11:00 PM. $45.00.
Enjoy Shakespeare’s classic play As You Like It performed by The First Folio Theatre Company on the outdoor stage of Oak Brook’s Peabody Estate in the heart of the Mayslake Forest …Read More
Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM. $35.00.
Fermilab is America’s premier physics laboratory. Join us for a walking tour of the famous particle accelerator and main control room, see the grounds from the 15th floor of Wilson …Read More
Thursday, May 04, 2017, 12:00 – 6:00 PM. $65.00.
An all-star cast, plus the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus, will charm you with favorite tunes and the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young flower seller with a Cockney accent, and …Read More
Friday, April 07, 2017, 9:15 AM – 3:30 PM. $35.00.
Discover the great 19th and 20th century landmarks of Michigan Avenue and State Street, ranging from museums to department stores, skyscrapers to concert halls, including the Reliance Building and the …Read More
Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 9:15 AM – 2:30 PM. $45.00.
The Eleanor Robinson Countiss House, home of the International Museum of Surgical Sciences, is designated one of the “Seven Houses on Lakeshore Drive,” a grouping of seven historically significant …Read More
Monday, February 6th, 2017, 9:30 am – 2:00 pm. $40.00.
Join us for a guided walking tour of Garfield Park Conservatory. A knowledgeable, trained Conservatory Guide will shower you with plant knowledge, historical facts, and insight into their unique collection …Read More
Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. $35.00.
Whirligigs are hand-turned or wind-driven devices that can be toys, works of folk art, or garden ornaments. Peter Gelker hand carves and paints these whirligigs continuing a tradition that has …Read More
Friday, December 16th, 2016, 9:15 am – 3:15 pm. $35.00.
Spectacular marvels of Lego engineering will inspire the builder within you in this world-premiere exhibit featuring more than a dozen giant constructions by Lego Certified Professional Builder Adam Reed Tucker, …Read More
Sunday, November 20, 2016, 12:15 – 6:00 PM. $35.00.
When a rising young magician takes the stage just hours after a breakup, his performance begins to unravel. He must accept that the tricks and deceptions he uses to dazzle his …Read More
Friday, October 14, 2016, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM. $20.00.
Following the Chicago Fire, Ansel B. Cook became one of the area’s most successful contractors and builders. Today his 1878 home, filled with rooms depicting Victorian period scenes, houses the …Read More
On this Chicago Architecture Foundation walking tour, discover the fascinating “city below the city” used by Chicagoans every day, the Pedway. Get an introduction to the history of the Pedway …Read More
Friday, September 30, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. $35.00.
Flappers who vanished from history. Submarine wrecks in the river. Disasters. Ghosts. Gangsters. Grave robbers. Secret alleys and pre-fire relics. Adam Selzer’s Mysterious Chicago “grab bag” bus tour is full …Read More
Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. $20.00.
The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home of Chicagoans George and Nelle Fabyan contains their collection of Asian artifacts, natural history specimens, original furniture and more. Their appreciation of Japanese culture is …Read More
Monday, June 13, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. $35.00.
Get an in-person look at the famous Chinese Warriors. Created 22,000 years ago to guard the tomb of China’s first emperor, the terracotta warriors are the focus on an exhibition …Read More
Thursday, May 12, 2016, 11:45 AM – 6:00 PM. $55.00.
The King of Siam meets his match in Anna, the feisty Welsh teacher hired to instruct his wives and children in the ways of the West. These two passionate people …Read More
Sunday, April 03, 2016, 12:45 PM – 6:00 PM. $25.00.
Blair Thomas and Co perform a new interpretation of Captain Ahab’s relentless pursuit of the White Whale. The words of Hermann Melville’s great American novel are brought to life on …Read More
Friday, March 11, 2016, 9:45 AM – 3:15 PM. $35.00.
Alfred Stieglitz was a photographer and art promoter, instrumental in making photography an accepted art form at the turn of the 20th century. Join us for a docent-led tour of …Read More
Tuesday, February 09, 2016, 8:45 AM – 3:00 PM. $40.00.
Celebrate the final season of Downton Abbey at the Driehaus Museum. View costumes from the series, many using original fabrics from the early 20th century; others re-created from old photographs, …Read More