Mauyak, the Shedd’s female beluga, gave birth to a healthy calf about 2 a.m. Monday.
The Shedd Aquarium was evacuated Thursday afternoon when the electricity went out to much of the building.
With the heat wave and Chicago pool closures, residents can find shelter from the weather for free this week at the Shedd Aquarium.
The Shedd Aquarium today revealed its two-week old Pacific white-sided dolphin calf is a male.
Born on Memorial Day, the calf has already passed many other critical milestones, including bonding with mom and learning to slip-stream, swimming in mom’s wake to save energy.
Memorial Day brought a new arrival to Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium.
The Field Museum as decided to join the other institutions on the Museum Campus and close on Sunday and Monday for the NATO Summit.
The Shedd Aquarium, the Adler Planetarium, and the Art Institute of Chicago will be closed for three days on the weekend of the NATO Summit.
A postcard delivered a half century after it was mailed has led to a special trip to the Shedd Aquarium by a Virginia man.
The Shedd Aquarium is throwing a lifeline to a sea lion that otherwise might be doomed.
It’s a little cold to have a picnic, but that’s exactly what people are doing outside the Shedd Aquarium on this Earth Day.
The Shedd Aquarium has adopted a beach near the aquarium for Earth Day, and will help remove trash and debris from the sand for the next several months.
Be one of the two million guests this year that visits the Shedd Aquarium, a national historic landmark. The aquarium, situated on the beautiful Lake Michigan lakefront, houses more than 32,500 animals. Spend a day learning about all sorts of animals that live in locations ranging from the Pacific Northwest to a Philippine coral reef.
The Shedd had rescued the sea lion, named Otis, in 2009 as the government wanted to kill dozens of them to save the endangered chinook salmon on the Bonneville Dam.
Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium is kicking off the new year with 11 days of free admission in January for Illinois residents.
Jellyfish have been on earth for more than 500 million years, but how much do we really know about them? Jellies, an exhibit at the Shedd Aquarium, gives us an overview of the animal by exploring its biology and history…
Puiji, 25-year-old Beluga whale at the Shedd Aquarium, died Wednesday evening.
Visiting Chicago’s museums is an enriching experience, but it can be prohibitively expensive. Most area museums schedule free days each year, and Illinois residents can take advantage of extra discounts. Read on for a round up of free days for the rest of 2011 – now you’ll know where to go the next time you have an unexpected day off.
Several boats moored in Lake Michigan near the Museum Campus were knocked loose Wednesday night amid strong winds and high waves.
An eclectic combination of historical and hip sets the South Loop neighborhood apart from its fellows. The once barely inhabited industrial section of the city is now densely populated with a vibrant, young community of professionals, students and families.