Chicago

History Comes Alive Touring Chicago’s North Shore

by Sandy Bornstein / Mar 19, 2019 /
Sandy Bornstein's picture

Chicago is known for its world-class museums and attractions. During a first visit, most people will seek out the attractions nearest their downtown accommodations. Repeat visitors and those staying farther north can add a few places on Chicago’s North Shore to their itinerary.

History Comes Alive Touring Chicago’s North Shore

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Chicago, Illinois

by Stacey Ebert / Jun 06, 2016 /
Stacey Ebert's picture

I’ve been hearing about Chicago since I was little. My dad used to go there for business, sometimes out and back in a day. A northern midwest hub of action, business, finance, media, and all things Cubs, this city on Lake Michigan can grab anyone’s attention. Coming from any major city, a visit to Chicago is something similar, yet very different – a simple way to ease into travel if that’s something that is a frightful action for your fellow travelers. The students in our classrooms often run the grand spectrum.

Artist of the Month: Adam Siegel

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 03, 2016 /
Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

Chicago artist Adam Siegel is nationally recognized for the breadth of his work as an abstract painter and photographer. Known for his large-scale works, Siegel presents a soulful refinement to the contemporary category. Influenced deeply by his time in Japan, the artist merges two distinct sensibilities—East and West—with compositions that showcase an elusive and elegant balance of both.

Kids Love Ancient Egypt and Archaeology

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Apr 22, 2013 /
Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

If you've got a kid like mine, they are POSSESSED by an intense desire to learn anything - ANYTHING! - about Ancient Egypt.