Your culture attendant: things to do in Chicago


Price: $23 (adult) / IL residents free from 5pm
Time: 1-2 hours
One of America's premiere art galleries, the Art Institute of Chicago is open late on Thursdays until 8pm. And, if you're an Illinois resident, you get in free from 5pm.

ATTDT is your unique local guide to things to do, see, visit and explore near you. From arts and culture to events and entertainment, we've got today covered.


Welcome to the Chicago edition of A Thing To Do Today: the ultimate curated guide to the best of what to do today in Chicago. From free to cheap to boutique, if you're in and around Chicago, whether you're visiting or a local, ATTDT is here to help. We specialise in selecting awesome and often curious events, attractions and activities specifically on and open today, which are ready to visit in Chicago for anyone feeling curious, creative or cultural in the Windy City. Look at the idea above for something to do today, reload the page to get other brilliant things to do, or change the day to start planning your week. Find out more....

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