Arts & Culture
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.
The following wonderful exhibits feed the curiosity gene with some answers, more questions and stimulating thoughts about life: past, present and future.
From monsters to political works, the Chicago area has an abundance of art exhibits that are sure to delight and intrigue.
No matter what religion you profess, if you like art and architecture, you should tour some of the churches in your city or in towns you visit.
There’s nothing wrong with going to a theater to enjoy a classic or new play, but if you wish you could do something more active than applaud, you’re in luck.
Whether you like jazz, classical music or other musical genres, there are plenty of ways to catch a free concert in the Chicago area.
Shake things up a bit this summer and catch a play with your child. From Shakespeare to Dr. Seuss, the Chicago area offers plenty of children’s shows for the entire family to enjoy.
Whether you need a guided meditation class or just a place for contemplation, consider checking out the following five mediation centers in the Chicago area.
From used bookstores to finding just the right place to get children’s books, the Chicago area has plenty of independent bookstores to visit.
There is no better feeling than giving back to others and these upcoming summer charity events in Chicago are a great way to give back to the community.
Sometimes it’s fun to cobble together a walking tour of diverse places that capture the heart of the big city.
Find new artwork for your home while enjoying food, music and more at these five Chicago-area craft fairs.
Taking in a museum on a date gives you talking points beyond the trite astrological sign and six degrees of school or city separation.
Help your child find the right book by checking out these bookstores for children in the Chicago area.
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.
Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.
Anytime is a great time for youngsters to express themselves through art. But when school lets out for summer vacation, kids have more time to try a fun art medium such as clay or film making. Chicago is rich in camps and classes with an art focus.
Whether you like to watch the latest blockbusters or just want to see a favorite classic, skip the larger theaters and consider checking out these five indie movie theaters in Chicago.
With all of the festivals taking place in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, there is something for everyone almost every summer weekend.
Explore local artists’ works by checking out the following Chicago-area visual artists.