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Best Museum Tours In Chicago

From guided tours on a Segway to a self-guided tour on your smartphone, there are plenty of ways to explore museums in the Chicago area. Check out this list of museum tours to find one that’s right for you.

08/18/2014

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Watch Katy Perry’s Tour Of The Art Institute Of Chicago

Pop music mega-star Katy Perry spent some time touring the Art Institute on Tuesday.

08/13/2014

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Best Volunteer Opportunities For Art Lovers In Chicago

The art-related organizations listed here depend on their volunteers to aid in their success. Here you will find the five best volunteer opportunities for art lovers in Chicago.

05/12/2014

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Thanks To Google, Here’s A Free Tour Of The Art Institute

Welcome to the Art Institute, your tour begins now.

04/08/2014

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Museums To Create “Pop-Up” Displays Of Artwork

The Art Institute of Chicago and other museums will take some of their masterpieces to the streets.

04/07/2014

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Best Museum Exhibits This Spring In Chicago

Even though Chicagoans know their city has world-class museums, it sometimes takes a head’s up about a special exhibit to move busy people away from their routines.

02/24/2014

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Best Literary Landmarks In Chicago

These Chicago sites serve as literary landmarks often recognized in the pages of a great book.

01/18/2014

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You Know It’s The Holidays When The Lions Wear Their Wreaths

It’s a post-Thanksgiving tradition that has nothing to do with shopping.

11/29/2013

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What To Do With One Day In Chicago

These attractions will get you started on a Chicago tour done right.

10/05/2013

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Best Places To Host A Wedding Reception In Chicago

Celebrate your wedding day in a most extraordinary way. The Chicago area has many fabulous places to hold a wedding reception, these are just a few.

10/03/2013

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Emanuel Says City’s Reputation Not Limited To Crime Problems

After defending the city’s nationwide image when it comes to violent crime while appearing on the Late Show with David Letterman on Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he believes Chicagoans can see the progress the city has made, and know how much culture the city has to offer.

09/10/2013

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Best Permanent Exhibits In Chicago

Chicago has many wonderful permanent exhibits in its museums. Individuals and families can experience the cultural diversity of Chicago and also have excellent learning experiences by visiting the permanent exhibits.

07/15/2013

Your Chicago: Art Institute Curator Inspires Hit Exhibit

A new exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago is getting rave reviews for blending art and fashion from the Impressionist era.

CBS 2–06/28/2013

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Art Institute Lions Show Off Their Blackhawks Pride

The bronze lion statues outside the Art Institute of Chicago got ready for the Blackhawks fight for the Stanley Cup, donning team helmets ahead of the Stanley Cup Final opener on Wednesday.

06/12/2013

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Best Exhibits To Visit This Summer In Chicago

Don’t let the heat beat you this summer. Cool off by exploring these new Chicago museum exhibits.

05/06/2013

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Best Places For Kids’ Summer Art Activities In Chicago

Summer in Chicago isn’t just about time away from school to play outside in the sun. Stimulating the mind through creativity and the arts is a great way to keep the summer as an educational time for kids of all ages.

04/05/2013

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New Picasso Exhibit To Open At Art Institute

Starting next Wednesday, visitors to the Art Institute of Chicago will get new insight into the special relationship that existed between Pablo Picasso and this city.

WBBM Newsradio–02/14/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Lunar New Year In Chicago

Say goodbye to the dragon and get ready to celebrate the year of the snake as the Chicagoland area prepares for the Chinese new year. From tea ceremonies to parades, there’s plenty to do to start the new year. Use this list to get started in planning your own festivities.

02/08/2013

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Best Valentine’s Day Parties For Singles In Chicago

Does the thought of celebrating Valentine’s Day sound off-putting to you? For singles in Chicago, the area offers many ways to celebrate the holiday without feeling left out.

01/31/2013

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Best 2013 Museum Exhibitions To Look Forward To In Chicago

For all those hoping to catch a great exhibit in the new year ahead, these upcoming features are well worth considering.

12/24/2012

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