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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Do you love astronaut ice cream, Bucky Balls, and Frank Lloyd Wright? Read Chicago’s museums’ favorite gift shop gear and stuff!

Are you are lover of the museum gift shop? Do you enjoy spending the last few minutes of a visit to a museum in the store? Well sometimes I find some of the best gear, jewelry, and stuff in the museum … [Read more...]

Top 10 Chicago Museums [According to Facebook]

Can you find your favorite museum on this list? Most Chicagoans should be able too. One would probably think that the Field Museum is the favorite, but you would be wrong; it’s the Art Institute of … [Read more...]

Museum Free Days for October 2011

Free is the place to be in October. With Autumn and cooler weather approaching kids and individuals will want some refuge from the chilly air.Head to Art Institute this month on Wednesday the 5th … [Read more...]