Cultural Center

The Chicago Cultural Center

A Chicago Gem

If you haven’t yet planned all of the sites you wish to see across Chicago, be sure to add the Chicago Cultural Center to your list. This beautiful building feature’s the world’s largest Tiffany stained-glass dome, completed in 1897 and was the first home of the Chicago Public Library. Today this beautiful building houses free music, dance, theater, films, lectures and exhibition space for public enjoyment.

Visiting the Cultural Center

The building is available to the public Monday through Friday from 10AM – 7PM and Saturday through Sunday from 10AM – 5PM. Take advantage of the free public tours on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 1:15PM from the Randolph Street Lobby.

Current Events & Exhibitions

Chicago Architecture Biennial: Make New History
Sept 16, 2017 – Jan 7, 2018

Dame Myra Hess Concerts
Every Wednesday at 12:15PM

Jazz Links Jam Sessions:
Wednesdays: 11/8, 12/13, 1/10, 2/14, 3/14, 4/11, 5/9

Elevate Chicago Dance
Thursday, Oct 19 from 1-3PM

Chicago’s River Edge Ideas Lab
Sept 16, 2017 – January 7, 2018

Chakaia Booker Exhibition
Now through April 2018


The Cultural Center is located at 78 East Washington Street. The building is located nearby Millennium Metra Station, multiple bus stops and the Randolph Train Station. Parking is available in the Millennium Parking Garage in Grant Park.

For more information on planning your visit, please visit their website here.


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