List of museums and cultural institutions in Chicago

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The city of Chicago, Illinois 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]

The Sculpture Gallery at the Richard H Driehaus Museum possesses elaborate stained glass.

Children's[edit]

Chicago history[edit]

The Noble Seymour Crippen House in Norwood Park is the home of the Norwood Park Historical Society.

Cultural[edit]

Specialized/historical[edit]

The Money Museum traces the history of the Federal Reserve Bank and also displays currency used in the past.

Science, archeology, and natural history[edit]

Adler Planetarium
DuSable Museum of African American History
Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry

Planned museums[edit]

Defunct museums[edit]

Not-for-profit and university galleries[edit]

Nature[edit]

Lincoln Park Conservatory

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]

Organizations[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DePaul Art Museum". DePaul University. Retrieved 14 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Official site". Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. Retrieved 14 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Official site". Edgewater Historical Society. Retrieved 14 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "Official site". Chicago Design Museum. Retrieved 14 December 2015. 
  5. ^ "A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum". Retrieved 2009-03-09. 
  6. ^ http://www.tobyjugmuseum.com/
  7. ^ http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/2087 Roadside America report on the museum, closed in 2001
  8. ^ http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/losing-her-museum/Content?oid=1103150 "Losing Her Museum", Chicagoreader.com, 2/12/2009
  9. ^ "Official site". ARC Gallery. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  10. ^ "Official site". Beacon Street Gallery. Retrieved 14 December 2015. 
  11. ^ "Bridgeport Art Gallery". Bridgport Art Center. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  12. ^ "Our Campus". Catholic Theological Union. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  13. ^ "Galleries". Chicago State University. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  14. ^ "Glass Curtain Gallery". Columbia College Chicago. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  15. ^ "Hokin Project". Columbia College Chicago. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  16. ^ "Art in the Library". Illinois Institute of Technology. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  17. ^ "International Currents Gallery". John David Mooney Foundation. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  18. ^ "Little Black Pearl Art & Design Center". Little Black Pearl. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  19. ^ "Department of Fine and Performing Arts". Loyola University Chicago. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  20. ^ "Official site". Marwen. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  21. ^ "Fine Arts Gallery". Northeastern Illinois University. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  22. ^ "Old Town Triangle Art Center". Old Town Triangle Association. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  23. ^ "Official site". The Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  24. ^ "State Street Gallery". Robert Morris University. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  25. ^ "Gage Gallery". Roosevelt University. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  26. ^ "SXU Gallery". Saint Xavier University Art and Design Department. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  27. ^ "Sullivan Galleries". School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  28. ^ "Official site". Spudnik Press. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  29. ^ "Logan Center Exhibitions". University of Chicago. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  30. ^ "Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society". University of Chicago. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  31. ^ "Museums and Galleries: The University of Chicago Library". University of Chicago. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  32. ^ "Official site". Civic Ballet of Chicago. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  33. ^ "Official site". Clinard Dance. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  34. ^ "Official site". DanceWorks Chicago. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  35. ^ "Official site". Joel Hall Dancers & Center. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  36. ^ "Official site". River North Chicago Dance Company. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  37. ^ "Official site". Thodos Dance Chicago. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  38. ^ "Official site". Chamber Opera Chicago. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  39. ^ "Official site". Apollo Chorus of Chicago. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  40. ^ http://www.FuzzyMemories.TV
  41. ^ "Official site". Chicago Art Dealers Association. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  42. ^ "Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events". City of Chicago. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  43. ^ "Chicago Public Art Program". City of Chicago. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  44. ^ "Official site". Illinois Artisans Program. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  45. ^ "Official site". Lawyers for the Creative Arts. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  46. ^ "Official site". Public Media Instittute. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 

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