Osaka, like Chicago, offers a life and culture centered around the arts. Both cities offer traditional and contemporary art museums, and enjoy an exciting nightlife filled with blues and jazz clubs, dance clubs, theatres, galleries, and much more.
Osaka Entertainment and Attractions
Osaka Travel Guide
Osaka Tourist Guide
OSAKA e-Art Gallery
Osaka Municipal Museum of Art
Osaka National Museum of Art
Contemporary Art Space Osaka
Chicago is well known for its world-renown museums and exhibits. Art and entertainment is a major industry in Chicago, showcasing everything from outdoor music festivals to award-winning theatres and a rich history of blues and jazz music.
Art Institute of Chicago
World-famous collection of masterpieces from historical and contemporary artists. 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Museum of Contemporary Art
Equally famous art museum, focused on contemporary exhibitions. 202 East Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois
Riverwalk Gateway Murals
Riverwalk Gateway, a magnificent 336-foot long mural, by Ellen Lanyon tells the history of Chicago and its river.
Art Exhibitions at the Chicago Cultural Center
Exhibitions mounted under the direction of Department of Cultural Affairs curators have established the Chicago Cultural Center as an outstanding visual arts venue. This page contains exhibition policies and guidelines for proposals.
Art Connects: Galleries and Exhibitions
The work of Chicago artists can be seen in galleries, museums and other exhibition spaces throughout the city, many of which are located in neighborhood clusters.
Museum of Contemporary Photography
600 South Michigan Avenue
City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower
One of Chicago's most popular landmarks, presents exhibitions of Chicago-themed photographs by Chicago photographers.
Public Art on Display
Chicago's spectacular cityscape is adorned with public art. Artworks are located in every neighborhood in the city, in fire, police and transit stations, branch libraries and other municipal facilities, and welcoming visitors at the airports.
Leonardo Nierman: Flame of the Millennium
Motorists passing the Ohio Interchange on the Kennedy Expressway are now treated to a magnificent artwork titled, "Flame of the Millennium," a 25-foot tall, stainless steel sculpture by Leonardo Nierman.
2005 Calendar of Events
The Mayor's Office of Special Events calendar for 2005.
Grant Park Music Festival
Annual outdoor music festival in downtown Chicago's Grant Park.
Yoko Noge and The Jazz Me Blues Band