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  • Chicago's history of museums in the parks

    Chicago's history of museums in the parks
    The possibility of locating the Barack Obama presidential library in Jackson Park or Washington Park is a good time to review the history of museums in Chicago's parks.
  • Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014

    Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014
    Attendance at a consortium of 15 leading Chicago cultural institutions was down slightly in 2014, in large measure due to the "polar vortex" weather that began the year, but blockbuster year-end exhibitions about a rock star and a year in history kept the...

    National Museum of Mexican Art: A vibrant scene in Pilsen

    National Museum of Mexican Art: A vibrant scene in Pilsen
    When Carlos Tortolero was starting what is now known as the National Museum of Mexican Art, "there were three things people told me I was crazy for," he said. "One, doing a museum in a working-class neighborhood; two, starting an arts museum in a working-...

    Learn to survive Chicago winters or get left in the cold

    Learn to survive Chicago winters or get left in the cold
    Ready to break some records this winter, Chicago? The first chance is coming up Thursday, which could be the coldest Jan. 8 on record if temperatures dip below -11, the record set in 1942 according to the National Weather Service.  Meteorologists are...

    Museums for 2015: From Vikings to jazz, mammoths to robots

    Museums for 2015: From Vikings to jazz, mammoths to robots
    Winter is, or ought to be, museum season. Outdoor activities do not beckon, or ought not to, especially here in the flatland. And everyone in the house is, or ought to be, stir-crazy. Our area's museums have responded by planning shows on subjects ranging...