SOFA 2012

SOFA Chicago is back again this year with the opening preview night last night, Thursday November 1st. Over the next three days visitors can see some of the best work from Chicago and the Midwest. The … [Read more...]

Open House Chicago 2012 — Wrap Up!

Here's some of the photos CMB took while out on that rainy Saturday, October 13th. The pictures of the sites CMB visited are from the following neighborhoods and sites.  Click on the photos at the … [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...]

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...]

Only this week: Have a chance to win a private tour of the Art Institute’s Lichtenstein Exhibit!

Who wouldn't want a chance to win a trip to the Art Institute and a lunch time meal at Terzo Piano! To register for the sweepstakes go to: THE COOLEST SUMMER EVER Powered by ComEd Want to do some … [Read more...]

Win a VIP date to the Museum of Science and Industry

ComEd is featuring the Coolest Summer Ever prizes each week and this week for the Museum of Science and Industry read below to fill out the entry form and see what it all includes! This week’s … [Read more...]

CMB’s Museum Summer Drinking Special

Ever wonder where the closest watering hole is to your favorite museum? In this CMB special you will find out where the closest and best watering holes are including dive bars, jazz bars, and just … [Read more...]

Chicago’s Sweet Candy History: Epilogue

On Saturday February 23rd at the Morton Arboretum, brunch and a speaker were on the menu for a morning presentation. The Arboretum served juice, coffee, and a light brunch. Along with a side of fruit, … [Read more...]

Join us for Destination Museums!

The Chicago Museum Blog is pleased to announce Destination Museums, an exploration of Chicago's cultural museums. Chicago’s rich ethnic communities and world-class reputation lend to a host of many … [Read more...]

Chicago Maritime Festival 2011

The Chicago Maritime Festival hosted by the Chicago History Museum in association with The Chicago Maritime Museum and Common Times was held on February 26, 2011.  The event began at 9:30 a.m. and … [Read more...]