Neighborhood Dining

TRU

Progressive French cuisine
676 N. St. Clair Street

www.trurestaurant.com

Osteria Via Stato

Casual Italian
620 N. State Street

www.osteriaviastato.com

M Burger

Burgers, fries, and shakes
5 W. Ontario Street

www.mburgerchicago.com

Pops for Champagne

Champagne and small plates
601 N. State Street

popsforchampagne.com

Watershed

Craft beers, cheese, and charcuterie
601 N. State Street

watershedbar.com

Prosecco

Upscale Italian
710 N. Wells Street

prosecco.us.com

Bijan’s Bistro

French bistro
663 N. State Street

www.bijansbistrochicago.com

Lawry’s The Prime Rib

Steakhouse
100 E. Ontario Street

www.lawrysonline.com

Exhibitions

L'Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters

L’Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters features approximately 50 posters by the five grand masters of the medium: Jules Chéret, Eugène Grasset, Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Alphonse Mucha. The posters date from 1875 to 1910, the exuberant era in France known as the Belle Époque. These pioneering artists reigned in Paris during this period of artistic proliferation, defining a never-before-seen, and never forgotten, art form. Read more

Featured Program

Winter Book Club - Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt
Saturday, February 25

Inspired by our L’Affichomania exhibition, our winter book club delves into the life of Sarah Bernhardt, the daughter of a courtesan who transformed herself into one of the most famous stage actresses who ever lived, and a national icon of France. Read more

Featured Program

Traditional Irish Music
Thursday, March 16

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the company of one of Ireland’s leading traditional Irish tenors as Paddy Homan and the Noble Call take you on a journey through the country’s rich history in story and song. Read more

News

September 13, 2016
‘Giant Gems of the Smithsonian’ Now Open in Dallas

The exhibition opened last Friday at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and includes a 56-carat amethyst necklace circa 1915 by Louis Comfort Tiffany. Read more

August 13, 2016
The National Historic Preservation Act Commemorates 50 Years

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the NHPA into law on October 15, 1966, to encourage Americans to identify and preserve our nation’s cultural and historic resources. Read more