Curbed Chicago: Take A Virtual Tour Of Chicago’s Museums, Libraries, And Cultural Institutions From Home

More and more Chicagoans are home these days as businesses, schools, and public institutions close their doors to comply with evolving city and state recommendations to stay home, limit group gatherings, and practice social distancing as a means to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

But just because you are stuck inside it doesn’t mean you can’t still take in the city’s best cultural attractions. Thanks to the power of technology, a number of museums provide remote programming with free access to exhibitions, media collections, and tours—all from the (relative) comfort of your couch.

A great place to start is Google’s Arts & Culture platform, where many Chicago institutions offer digitized access to their exhibits and in some cases an interactive “explore” function that allows you to virtually stroll from room to room at will.

View full article in Curbed Chicago.