Posts tagged "celebration"

21st Annual Wreathing of the Lions at Art Institute

21st Annual Wreathing of the Lions at Art Institute
One of the most noticeable things about The Art Institue of Chicago are the legendary lions that guard the centuries of artistic genius inside the building.  For 20 years, these lions have donned traditional evergreen wreaths at the Michigan Avenue entrance in a yearly celebration.  Bring family and friends to this magnificent and free event to celebrate the holiday... Read more »

Time-lapse video of Dyeing the Chicago River Green plus 2012 viewing tips

This Saturday, March 17, 2012 is St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago.  And you know a city this steeped in Irish history does it like no other city. If you’ve never seen the dyeing of the river and you are close enough to Chicago to make it happen, you really should. It’s quite a site, and... Read more »