Check Out Chicago’s Best Cultural Centers

Crowds of people gather around the Cloud Gate sculpture in downtown Chicago, Illinois. Cloud Gate is also known as "The Bean" because of its shape and is a very popular attraction located in Millenium Park in Chicago.

Chicago boasts a long history as well as varied international heritage. The city is infused with rich cultural traditions, and they’re just waiting to be explored. Learn about Chicago’s immigrant roots by visiting the cultural centers of Chicago! These exciting centers are free to visit and just a short trip from Catalyst Chicago.   Cultural […]

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Enjoy Adler After Dark at Chicago’s Adler Planetarium

Milky way in the midnight sky. Southern hemisphere.

The Adler Planetarium has a simple mission: inspire exploration and understanding of the universe. Since 1930, Adler has been home to an educational experience like no other, and now, the addition of a special events calendar extends the planetarium’s reach. On the third Thursday of every month, guests 21 and over can enjoy¬†Adler After Dark. […]

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Orchids in Bloom at the Chicago Botanic Garden

White and purple Phalaenopsis orchids hanging on a branch. Two blossoms are front-facing and two are side-facing.

Every winter, the Chicago Botanic Garden hosts one of its most popular annual events: the Orchid Show. This year’s theme is Asia in Bloom. The exhibition takes place February 10th through March 25th, and thousands of visitors will see more than ten thousand orchids in all their glory.   Orchids in Asia Orchids have been […]

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