Anish Kapoor's bean-shaped sculpture is considered to be the centerpiece of the new Millennium Park. more »
Millennium Park, completed in 2004 (4 years late and enormously over budget) covers the area north of the Art Institute in Chicago built on air rights over commuter train tracks... more »
The Chicago Museum of Science and Industry is a highly engaging museum located in the historic Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. It features an extensive variety of exhibits... more »
The word "oriental" in the name might confuse some. The collection has nothing to do with China, Japan or India, but instead is a huge archaeological collection of objects from... more »
Large historic conservatory (primarily indoor but some outdoor displays) located near an el stop in Garfield Park, one of the city's largest parks. Conservatory is operated by... more »
3 days in Chicago
As the largest and most stunning conservatories in the nation, the Garfield Park Conservatory, located on Chicago's near westside, is often referred to as "landscape art under glass" with thousands of plant species on display throughout its eight rooms.