List of museums and cultural institutions in Chicago

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Chicago area has many cultural institutions and museums, large and small. Major cultural institutions include:

Museums[edit]

The Art Institute of Chicago
National Museum of Mexican Art

Art[edit]

Architecture[edit]

Botanic Conservatory[edit]

Lincoln Park Conservatory

Children's[edit]

Chicago History[edit]

Cultural[edit]

Specialized/historical[edit]

Science, Archeology, and Natural History[edit]

Adler Planetarium
DuSable Museum of African American History
Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry
John G. Shedd Aquarium

Zoos[edit]

Libraries[edit]

Chicago's Central Public Library
For university and college libraries, see List of colleges and universities in Chicago.

Music, theater and performing arts[edit]

Symphony Center
Civic Opera House

Dance[edit]

Opera[edit]

Opera houses[edit]

Symphony[edit]

Choruses[edit]

Music Venues[edit]

The Gateway Theatre, is located in the Chicago neighborhood of Jefferson Park.
This is a shortened list, for a more complete list see: List of Music venues and institutions in Chicago

Theater[edit]

Festivals and fairs[edit]

Further information: List of festivals in Chicago

Online museums[edit]

Not-for-profit and university galleries[edit]

Organizations[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  • Chicago Gallery News, Vol. 22, no. 2, April–August 2007, pp. 54–57 (List of not-for-profit galleries and museums)
  1. ^ "A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum". Retrieved 2009-03-09. 
  2. ^ a b c Closed
  3. ^ a b c d e f Defunct
  4. ^ a b Demolished

See also[edit]

External links[edit]