Field Museum Study Focuses On Solutions To Cut Down On Bird CollisionsIn the past year when it was mostly dark during the pandemic, McCormick Place had its lowest number ever of deadly bird collisions.
On This Day 100 Years Ago: Field Museum Of Natural History Opens In New Grant Park BuildingOn this day 100 years ago, crowds lined up for miles to visit the Field Museum of Natural History as it opened to the public in Grant Park.
Field Museum Exhibit Tells Story Of Barrier-Breaking Taxidermist Carl CottonIn 1947, it was more than just rare for a Black man to work as a taxidermist at a world class museum. In Chicago, at least, it was unheard of – until Carl Cotton came along.
Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum Reopening After Closing For Months Due To COVID-19 RestrictionsStarting next Wednesday, the Shedd will reopen to the public after closing for 70 days due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Coronavirus In Illinois: In Accordance With New Restrictions, All Major Chicago Museums Announce They Are Temporarily ClosingIn accordance new statewide restrictions issued Tuesday by Gov. JB Pritzker to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic, all of Chicago’s major museums have announced that they have closed or soon will.
COVID-19 In Chicago: Stay-At-Home Advisory Begins On Monday -- What It Will Mean For City's Top AttractionsA stay-at-home advisory from Mayor Lori Lightfoot is set to start on Monday.
Field Museum Reopening FridayChicago's Field Museum is reopening on Friday, and there will be some changes.
Art Institute To Reopen Thursday July 30, Field Museum Reopening To Members This FridayThe Art Institute of Chicago announced Wednesday that it will reopen to the public on Thursday, July 30, offering free admission for Illinois residents through Monday, Aug. 3.
Grand Chefs Experience Coming To Field MuseumSeveral of Chicago's top chefs will soon take over the Field Museum and serve up some special dishes to benefit the Greater Illinois Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Chicago's Birds Are Shrinking In Size, Thanks To Climate Change"As the breeding grounds of these birds are getting warmer, it may be advantageous to be smaller."
Rare Cosmic 'Mudball' Meteorite Arrives At Chicago's Field MuseumA rare cosmic mudball holds the clues to how life began, and it has scientists at the Field Museum of Natural History giddy with excitement.
Chicago Museums Helping To Save Endangered Monarch ButterfliesThe decline in the monarch butterfly population is linked, in part, to the disappearance of once plentiful milkweed plants, which are crucial to their life cycle.
Giant 'Audubon's Birds Of America' Book Stars In New Exhibit At Chicago's Field MuseumA relic of watercolor creations from famed American wildlife artist James Audubon more than 150 years ago has been dusted off and pulled out of the Field Museum's archives for public consumption.
Things To Do In Chicago: Field Museum Showcases World's Best Wildlife Photography In New Exhibit Starting TodayThe Field Museum is bringing up-close images of wildlife to the public with a new exhibit, "Wildlife Photographer of the Year," showcasing life behind the lens of a wildlife photographer.
SUE The T. Rex Scheduled For CT Scan Next WeekNext Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., Field Museum scientists will remove SUE's bones that show signs of illness or injury, including bones from the right arm and left leg.