Museum Day Live is Coming to Chicago

Mark your calendar for September 23rd.

That’s when Smithsonian magazine is hosting Museum Day Live throughout the United States.

Tickets are available now and include free general admission for the ticket holder and one guest.

Museums participating in Chicago include:

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum dates back to 1857, and its mission is to expand the public’s knowledge of nature and environmental science. It is one of the most attended cultural institutions in the city and is best known for housing the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven. The museum is fun for kids and adults alike, and other exhibits include “Extreme Greenhouse,” “Mysteries of the Marsh,” and “Birds of Chicago.”

National Hellenic Museum

This museum is the second oldest institution in the United States dedicated to honoring the cultural contributions of Greeks and Greek-Americans. It encompasses 40,000 square feet and displays more than seventeen thousand artifacts that span centuries. Current exhibitions include “Monumental,” “Aegean: Creation of an Archipelago,” and “Reaching for the American Dream: The Greek Story in America.”

Adler Planetarium 

Adler is the country’s first planetarium, and it was founded in 1930 by Max Adler. Its mission is to offer an engaging, user-friendly museum that serves diverse audiences and to display well-managed collections. Visitors can enjoy shows such as Planet NineWelcome to the Universe, and Destination Solar System, and exhibits that include “Mission Moon” and “Astronomy in Culture.”

These museums are just some of the cultural institutions that you can explore if you call Catalyst Apartments home. Please contact us to schedule a tour.

Back to all posts