Chicago’s world famous museums are pulling out all the stops to kick off an outstanding 2014. Check out these exhibits found throughout the city for a limited amount of time.
Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives
Museum of Science + Industry
Until May 4, 2014
Explore decades of Disney history and artifacts at this magical exhibit at the Museum of Science + Industry. Enjoy costumes, props, models, early toys, drawings, theme park attractions and rare behind-the-scenes photos. This exhibit is for the kid in all of us.
Opening the Vaults: Wonders of the 1893 World’s Fair
The Field Museum
Until September 7, 2014
As we mark the 120th anniversary of the famous Chicago World’s Fair in 1893, The Field Museum is opening its hidden collection to give exhibit goers a rare look at this incredible event.
When the Greeks Ruled Egypt
The Art Institute Chicago
Until July 27, 2014
What began with Alexander the Great and ended with Queen Cleopatra was a 300-year Greek dynasty that created a unique and beautiful culture. More than 75 pieces of art are on display in this exhibit to demonstrate the integration of foreign styles while paying tribute to ancient Egypt.
Museum of Contemporary Art
Until April 12, 2014
See what Chicago looks like through the eyes of an outsider through this film exhibit that pays homage to our great city.
Siam: The Queen and the White City
Chicago History Museum
Until March 2, 2014
Queen Savang Vadanafor organized Siam’s displays for the Chicago World’s Fair Woman’s Building, and today exhibit goers can view photographs, Siamese textiles and other items from this historic occasion.