The Adler Planetarium Brings the Science of Astronomy to Everyone, Everywhere: Support Their Work at Their Celestial Ball Gala

​​Adler Planetarium will host its Celestial Ball: Adler Anywhere, as a digital gala, on September 18. At the eastern edge of Chicago’s skyline, on a peninsula that juts out into Lake Michigan, the Adler Planetarium’s distinctive dome beckons city dwellers and visitors alike to look up and explore the wonders of the cosmos. As the […]

The Ultimate Guide to Chicago Museums

Chicago is home to some of the greatest museums and cultural institutions in the world. Ready to start exploring? Whatever your interest, there’s a place on this list guaranteed to open your mind and engage your senses. The Big 10 Field Museum 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, 312-922-9410 Housing over 40 million artifacts, the museum […]

Better Makers: Adler Planetarium's Celestial Ball Raises $1.7 Million

The Adler Planetarium Women’s Board welcomed more than 600 guests to their annual black tie gala, the Celestial Ball, on Sept. 12. The event raised over $1.7 million for exhibitions, shows and programs aimed at engaging the community with science-related activities. The Planetarium hopes to inspire adolescents to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and […]

Summer Tech Camps: Fun and Learning from Minecraft to Mars

Kids want a summer full of fun and excitement, while parents hope their children will expand their horizons and keep learning even if they aren’t in the classroom. There are numerous summer camp options focused on technology that ensure kids have a fun, exciting and educational experience. Whether you have a child who is obsessed […]

Women Leading the Way: Adler Planetarium’s Michelle Larson

As a visionary, scientist, teacher and mother, Michelle Larson brings all the right skills to her new job as President & CEO of Adler Planetarium.   Larson made her way to Evanston 6 months ago, when she arrived from a university in rural Utah. She’s already made substantial progress on her goals to make science […]

Spring Break Staycation Go Guide

Staying around town this week? It’s no reason to sit home—there’s plenty to do in the city and ‘burbs over spring break. We’ve got five great itineraries you can mix and match depending on the weather: Day 1: Take an architectural tour. The Chicago Architectural Foundation offers amazing experiences by bus, by train and by […]