Category: Chicago by Water

Summer in Chicago: Floating Museum on Chicago's waterways showcases art, music and more

Summer in Chicago: Floating Museum on Chicago's waterways showcases art, music and more
A new pop up installation, River Assembly, featuring a mobile art gallery, music and special programming is coming to a waterway near you. The project, part of the Floating Museum, a collaborative arts organization that creates temporary, site-responsive installations throughout Chicago will be showcasing this new exhibit throughout the month of August. “The Floating Museum... Read more »

Dragonflies Invade Chicago: Should we be worried

Dragonflies Invade Chicago: Should we be worried
If you’ve noticed an unusually high number of winged creatures in Chicago recently, you are not alone. It seems, due to this year’s way wetter than average June–nearly 9 inches of rain–that Chicago is experiencing a bumper crop of dragonflies. Should we be worried? According to most sources no. Dragonflies don’t bite or carry disease.... Read more »

Chicago First Lady Tour: A boat's eye look at Chicago architecture

Chicago First Lady Tour: A boat's eye look at Chicago architecture
The Chicago Architecture Foundation’s (CAF) First Lady Tour shows off Chicago’s world renown architecture via boats that wind down the Chicago River along the newly created Riverwalk; the North Branch; River City; Navy Pier and more accompanied by lively commentary covering over 50 buildings, their architects and Chicago history along the way. On a perfect... Read more »
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