Chicago Sights and Tours

Come early and stay late to tour Chicago, which offers world-class shopping, dining, museums, and entertainment.

Chicago Tourism
www.cityofchicago.org
www.chicagotours.us
www.chicagoline.com
www.millenniumpark.org

General Sites for Culture, Entertainment, and Dining
www.chicago.citysearch.com
www.chicagoreader.com
metromix.chicagotribune.com

Popular and Traditional Music
- B.L.U.E.S. Chicago Blues Bar www.chicagobluesbar.com
-Buddy Guy's Legends www.buddyguys.com
-Green Mill www.greenmilljazz.com
-HotHouse Center for International Performance and Exhibition
www.hothouse.net
-Jazz Showcase www.jazzshowcase.com
-Old Town School of Folk Music www.oldtownschool.org

Concert Music
Chicago Symphony Orchestra www.cso.org
Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Mahler 2. Discounted tickets for the 1:30 p.m. performance on Friday, March 17, may be ordered on the conference registration form. For these prices to apply, a minimum of 10 tickets must be sold by March 1 to the conference; if this minimum is not reached, you will be notified and reimbursed.

Harris Theater for Music and Dance www.madtchi.com

Lyric Opera of Chicago
www.lyricopera.org
Bizet's Carmen on March 17 and Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice on March 18

Theater and Musical Theater
www.chicagotraveler.com/theater.htm
www.broadwayinchicago.com

Museums and Other Attractions
-Adler Planetarium www.adlerplanetarium.org
-Art Institute of Chicago www.artic.edu/aic/
-Chicago Children's Museum www.chichildrensmuseum.org
-Chicago Cultural Center www.cityofchicago.org
-DuSable Museum www.dusablemuseum.org
-Field Museum of Natural History, special exhibit on Pompeii
www.fieldmuseum.org
-Museum of Contemporary Art www.mcachicago.org
-Museum of Science and Industry www.msichicago.org
-Shedd Aquarium www.sheddaquarium.org

 

 

Pictured right from top: The Art Institute of Chicago,
shopping on the Magnificent Mile, The Field Museum of Natural History.

 

 

 



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University of Pittsburgh
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