Walk in the footsteps of the heroes and villain of The Devil in the White City, Erik Larson’s best-selling story of good and evil at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, with Barbara Geiger. Explore the fair stories of Daniel H. Burnham, Frederick Law Olmsted, and H. H. Holmes as you walk the exposition grounds—present-day Jackson Park—and drive past other remarkable points of interest. Lunch is included.
This program involves approximately two miles of slow walking during sightseeing excursions. Please dress for the weather, as much of the tour is outdoors.
1 day 14 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING MONDAY—Recent Acquisitions of Textiles, 2004–2011 showcases dazzling textile designs from around the world. See these rare objects before they go off view.
2 days 9 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Guess who! Introducing our new blog series Celebrity Doppelgängers…
Do you see a resemblance between this figure from a 17th-century woodcut and a certain comic actor from Wilmette, Illinois?