Category Archives: Museums

Day 359: Blue Cosmos

When you visit the Shedd and head underground to view the Polar Play Zone, there are plastic replicas of an iceberg from under the water that children can walk through. Inside the iceberg are plastic fish you can find and … Continue reading

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Day 356: ‘Tis the Season

The Shedd decorated for the holidays.  Wreaths along the walls with a light display in red, green and a hint of stars.

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Day 355: Blue Iguanas

A part of the Waters of the World exhibit at the Shedd Aquarium, this is the Blue Iguana, A 2002 report issued by the National Trust for the Cayman Islands said fewer than 30 Grand Cayman blue iguanas (Cyclura lewisi) … Continue reading

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Day 354: Jellies

In Shedd’s new special exhibit, Jellies, discover the intriguing ways these pulsing, translucent animals survive—and thrive—in the world’s oceans. Learn how a jelly can devour enough food to double its weight each day, or how sea nettles hunt by trailing their … Continue reading

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Day 322: Adler Planetarium

The Adler Planetarium done in HDR.  I really like how HDR really pulls out the color in the sky.

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Day 292: Marble Staircase

The curvy marble staircase at the Chicago Cultural Center.

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Day 284: Chicago Cultural Center Dome

On the north side of the Chicago Cultural Center architecture is Greek-inspired with strong angular structures and military-influenced decorations. From the curving marble staircase an outdoor garden and sculpture can be viewed. At the top of the stairway is the 45-foot … Continue reading

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