Naper Settlement’s Holiday Traditions

This Christmas, Naper Settlement's Holiday Traditions tea and tour of the Martin Mitchell Victorian Mansion is stemmed in glee and in mirth of the holiday season! The costumed interpreters were jovial … [Read more...]

Holiday Season 2012

Time to decorate the tree the with that shiny tinsel and holiday merry making! The Swedish American Museum's Brunk Children's Museum is one of the best decorated museums in Chicago.  The Christmas … [Read more...]

Big Draw Chicago 2012

This year, this month, and all this week are events for Big Draw Chicago for some of Chicago's best museums! Here's the calendar listing! The listing is in alphabetical order. See if your favorite … [Read more...]

Open House Chicago 2012– CMB’s Favorite List

On October 13th and 14th,  Open House Chicago presented by the Chicago Architecture Foundation will have many historically exquisite and artistic sites including the Chicago History Museum, Chicago … [Read more...]

Tour the Dank Haus

In Lincoln Square, Oktoberfest rages on at the Chicago Brauhaus until October 28th, but if you are looking for a more enriching German experience look no further than the Dank Haus at 4740 North … [Read more...]

Get to know Vivian Maier at the Chicago History Museum

Vivian Maier is the grand master of people watchers of the world. Her photographs are enticing and snapshots of the captured emotions of quiet contemplation, distress, and revelation. Her impeccable … [Read more...]

La Catrina Fashion Show 2012

The National Museum of Mexican Art's La Catrina Fashion Show on Friday September 7th was a piece of magical work. The tickets were $75 for a VIP ticket which included a year's membership, goody bag, … [Read more...]

Magic, Mayhem, and a Museum!

Magic  the newest exhibition at the Chicago History Museum is full of talking quarters, disappearing cards, and small magicians running in every direction with wands and top hats! Who is ready to see … [Read more...]

Vivian Maier’s Chicago — New Exhibition September 8th

Vivian Maier known today as the nanny photographer. She worked for North Shore families beginning in 1956 and quietly processed and took thousands of photos of the Chicago streets without ever … [Read more...]

Museum Free Days and Discount Days 2012

Do you have a random day off from work or looking to take the kiddos somewhere? Look no further than your nearest museum free and discount days. Many of Chicago's museum are free to Illinois residents … [Read more...]