Explore the Fulton Market District

Shot of the entrance to the Fulton Market District in Chicago, Illinois on Fulton St.

Like many neighborhoods in Chicago, the Fulton Market area has gone through a series of changes over the years. Once known as an area filled with meat-packing and industrial businesses, Fulton Market is now a lively neighborhood filled with great shops, restaurants, and galleries. Designated as a Landmark District by the city, this thriving enclave […]

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Experience Third Friday Art Events in the Bronzeville Art District

Chicago Trolley Bus on River Bridge, Lower West Side

Chicago offers endless opportunities to its residents. From museums and restaurants to¬†markets and art tours, you’re certain to find exciting ways to pass the time. Interested in checking out the local art scene? Be sure to visit the Bronzeville Art District every third Friday from June to September. This free summer event (now in its […]

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Learn & Explore: the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL, USA - January 2, 2009: Art Institute of Chicago at Christmas time. The two bronze lions which guard the entrance are decorated with wreaths with large red bows. Tourists are bustling about on a cold winter day.

Just ten minutes from Catalyst¬†is a museum that dates back to 1879: the Art Institute of Chicago. The AIC has been in its current location since 1893 and offers visitors a glimpse of art from all over the world. Two bronze lions flank the entrance on Michigan Avenue, so you can’t miss it. These pieces […]

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