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  • Museums reflect on lower attendance in 2014

    Museums reflect on lower attendance in 2014
    If you've ever tried to go to, say, Shedd Aquarium or the Museum of Science and Industry on the Sunday of a school vacation week, you'll agree that fewer museum visitors isn't necessarily a bad thing.
  • Maze depicting Chicago's lakefront goes for the record

     Maze depicting Chicago's lakefront goes for the record
    After Matthew Haussler pulled the cover from what could be the world's longest hand-drawn picture maze, he said he needed a minute. Before Sunday afternoon's reveal in a corner of the Block Thirty Seven mall in the Loop, the artist had only seen the...

    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...

    Declining health forces Shedd to euthanize 30-year-old dolphin

    Declining health forces Shedd to euthanize 30-year-old dolphin
    Shedd Aquarium officials said Friday that they had to euthanize a 30-year-old female white-sided dolphin whose health was deteriorating. The dolphin, named Tique, was euthanized Friday evening after an advancement of kidney disease, according to a press...

    Crowdfunding and Amazon gifts: Adler and Shedd try new fundraising ideas

    Crowdfunding and Amazon gifts: Adler and Shedd try new fundraising ideas
    It beats mailing out another membership solicitation, apparently. Two Chicago cultural institutions are turning to web culture to try to raise money, innovative responses to the eternal challenge such not-for-profit institutions face. Adler...