As Chicago Museum Week Wraps, Listeners Share Favorite Exhibits

Curious City reporter Monica Eng and 9-year-old “Cuious” citizen Eva are pictured exploring the Filed Museum’s N.W. Harris Learning Collection.
The Filed Museum's N.W. Harris Learning Collection coordinator Wendy Quinlan (l) and Curious City reporter Monica Eng (r) and 9-year-old "Curious" citizen Eva are pictured exploring decades-old raccoon pelts and tubes of rats. Gabrielle Wright/WBEZ
Curious City reporter Monica Eng and 9-year-old “Cuious” citizen Eva are pictured exploring the Filed Museum’s N.W. Harris Learning Collection.
The Filed Museum's N.W. Harris Learning Collection coordinator Wendy Quinlan (l) and Curious City reporter Monica Eng (r) and 9-year-old "Curious" citizen Eva are pictured exploring decades-old raccoon pelts and tubes of rats. Gabrielle Wright/WBEZ

As Chicago Museum Week Wraps, Listeners Share Favorite Exhibits

Audio will be available after the show.

Chicago Museum Week wraps up this Friday, but for the procrastinating museum lover it’s not too late to take advantage of all of the city’s galleries and historic treasures. And with increases in museum ticket prices on the horizon, there’s no better time.

We’ll talk to WBEZ reporter (and in-house museum guru) Monica Eng about the most popular can’t-miss exhibits and deals in these final days of Chicago Museum Week, and we’ll open the phones to hear callers’ favorite galleries, and a few hidden gems.