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Science & Technology | Social Media

The Rise of the Made-for-Instagram Museum

The age of Instagram has given rise to a new genre of installations, which seem to exist only to produce the perfect photo.

Visual Arts | Art

10 Times People Accidentally Found Their Doppelgängers In Museums And Couldn’t Believe Their Eyes | Bored Panda

Do you find classic art a bit hard to relate to? So do we, but that could easily change with a find like the one these guys stumbled upon when they uncovered

Visual Arts | Chicago Arts

'Playboy' by design: Exhibit looks at magazine's promotion of architecture

Hugh Hefner had a passion for architecture, and when he founded Playboy in Chicago in 1953, he used the magazine as venue for stories about some of the city's modern architects. The first issue of Playboy contained an article on Frank Lloyd Wright ; the s

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

The Top 10 Secrets of the Whitney Museum in NYC

The many secrets of The Whitney Museum, famous for its newest location in NYC’s Meatpacking. The history of the Whitney goes back to the end of the 1920s.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Just Re-Opened: Race To The Petersen Museum

If you've been counting the days since the Petersen Museum closed (14 months ago), it has finally re-opened and is better than ever! Race over with your little back seat driver to check out the car (and "Cars") filled renovation.

Miscellaneous | Chicago Events

Check Out Chicago Museums For Free During First Museum Week

For the week of Oct. 1 through 7, museums around town will be offering free or discounted admission, membership and gift shop discounts and hosting special events.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious! - Discovery Cube LA

Discovery Science Center is Orange County’s leading destination for hands-on family fun. Guests can explore more than 100 interactive exhibits in themed areas. We also provide standards-based science education to students and professional development pr

Entertainment | Mad Men

New Exhibition Turns the 'Mad Men' Writers Room into Art | The Creators Project

At the Museum of the Moving Image's new exhibition, Matthew Weiner's 'Mad Men,' the costume displays are fabulous and the set design is immaculate, but the most important section is a hallway devoted to the show writers who built the sprawling seven-season narrative.

Visual Arts | Art & Design

The Whitney's Website Has Been Revamped With 21,000 New Artworks | Mental Floss

The Whitney Museum of American Art will not be open in its new location until May, but if you're in desperate need of an art fix, you can peruse their newly updated online collection. Previously only containing 700 works, the website now boasts more than 21,000 pieces from 3000 different artists.

Miscellaneous | Chicago Events

Free museum days in Chicago 2015

It's no secret that family outings can come with a hefty price tag. Luckily there are plenty of free museum days at Chicago institutions throughout the year.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous Chicago

The Empire Strikes: A First Look At The Lucas Museum

Ma Yansong's design is both breathtakingly beautiful and seemingly out of place on the lakefront.

Visual Arts | Chicago Arts

Expo Chicago: Exhibits To See Away From Navy Pier

While Expo envelopes and rollicks Navy Pier, there are many other concurrent exhibitions to head over to this art-seeped weekend in Chicago

Visual Arts | Chicago Arts

What You’ll See at the MCA’s New David Bowie Exhibit

Chief Curator Michael Darling picks his favorite glam-rock artifacts from the MCA’s new retrospective.

Visual Arts | Chicago Arts

Art Institute tops TripAdvisor museum rankings

The couple in "American Gothic" may be blushing. The Art Institute of Chicago , home to Grant Wood's iconic American painting and several other works of art, is the No. 1 museum in the U.S. and in the world, according to Travelers Choice awards

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous Chicago

20 Things You'll Only See In Chicago

There's a poutine factory. They make a hundred-dollar grilled cheese. A "Star Wars" museum could be in the works. ...and those aren't the only attractions that make our beloved Chicago unique. With a river, lake, museums, architecture, a...