Set foot inside Chicago's favorite cultural institutions from home! Our virtual trips capture the magic of the Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum, National Museum of Mexican Art, Museum of Science and Industry, DuSable Museum, Art Institute of Chicago and Lincoln Park Zoo.
See why the Art Institute of Chicago attracts more than 2 million visitors a year! Join Mayor Lightfoot as she tours one of the world’s oldest and largest museums. Founded in 1879, the museum is home to an exceptional collection of sculptures, paintings, prints, decorative arts, photography and more from all over the world.
And we’re off to the Art Institute of Chicago! Highlights include learning about Seurat and Pointillism; peering through a microscope with a conservation scientist; exploring what it takes to design the upcoming Monet exhibition; discovering the vibrant art of Malangatana, the pioneering African artist from Mozambique; and observing Richard Hunt’s Hero Construction, a sculpture made of found objects. We’ve made it fun for families to learn together. Check out our activities for all ages and abilities. Use the hashtag #StayHomeHitPlay to share your creations.