Chicago Sights and Tours

Come early and stay late to tour Chicago, which offers world-class shopping, dining, museums, and entertainment.

Chicago Tourism

General Sites for Culture, Entertainment, and Dining

Popular and Traditional Music
- B.L.U.E.S. Chicago Blues Bar
-Buddy Guy's Legends
-Green Mill
-HotHouse Center for International Performance and Exhibition
-Jazz Showcase
-Old Town School of Folk Music

Concert Music
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Mahler 2. Discounted tickets for the 1:30 p.m. performance on Friday, March 17, may be ordered on the conference registration form. For these prices to apply, a minimum of 10 tickets must be sold by March 1 to the conference; if this minimum is not reached, you will be notified and reimbursed.

Harris Theater for Music and Dance

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Bizet's Carmen on March 17 and Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice on March 18

Theater and Musical Theater

Museums and Other Attractions
-Adler Planetarium
-Art Institute of Chicago
-Chicago Children's Museum
-Chicago Cultural Center
-DuSable Museum
-Field Museum of Natural History, special exhibit on Pompeii
-Museum of Contemporary Art
-Museum of Science and Industry
-Shedd Aquarium



Pictured right from top: The Art Institute of Chicago,
shopping on the Magnificent Mile, The Field Museum of Natural History.




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Society for American Music
Stephen Foster Memorial
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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