Chicago’s Sweet Candy History and the sweet tooth

Valentine's Day brings images of rose, flowers, petals, and of course chocolate and lots of it. Chicago called itself the Candy Capital of the Nation at the turn of the century. Want to know why? It … [Read more...]

Holiday Wrap-up

This year the Chicago Museum Blog did so many Christmas and Holiday shows it is hard to begin and end the season of giving. Here are some highlights from the Shedd Aquarium's Holiday FantaSea Show, … [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...]

Decorating Ancient Pottery at the Oriental Institute

Calling all adults with a child like wonderment for the simple pleasure of painting and drawing. For on Sunday December 4th, the Oriental Institute featured a workshop of  painting ancient Egyptian … [Read more...]

Weekend Event–Workshop at the Oriental Institute

The Oriental Institute is having a workshop on Sunday December 4th from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 at the museum. The cost is $40 for members and $45 for non-members. The workshop, Decorating Ancient Style … [Read more...]

December’s Holiday Museum Events!

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree how bad I want to see thee! It seems that some homes in the Chicago area have already gotten the Christmas bug well so has the Chicago Museum Blog. Here you will … [Read more...]

Hyde Park Art Center’s Fun for All, Sunday April 10th

When the Hyde Park Art Center gears up for its Second Sundays it does it with ArTiscal class! The event kicks off at noon every second Sunday of the month. This month included three crafts What's … [Read more...]