Community Celebrations: Chicago History Museum

The Chicago History Museum is one of 10 recipients of the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service for their work serving our community. The Institute of Museum and Library Services presented the award during an event at the White House on June 1 to recognize the museum’s work on exhibits like “My Chinatown,” […]

"David Bowie Is" Magic in Chicago

This fall, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is tackling a complicated task: How does an art museum capture a gender-bending, genre-jumping rock n’ roll tour de force? In its current exhibit, organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the MCA tours throughDavid Bowie’s extraordinary career, highlighting more than 400 costumes, liner notes, […]

The 2012 Anti-Holiday Go Guide

The holiday season is magical. The holiday season is wondrous. The holiday season is … overwhelming! It doesn’t take too long to grow weary of mall Santas, festive bunting and the continuous chorus of “Ho ho ho!” You want to enjoy the season, so make sure you take a break from it once in a […]