The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

Program Partners


The Chicago Academy of Sciences and its Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum inspire people to learn about and care for nature and the environment. The Academy improves quality of life in Chicago and the region by delivering superior environmental and science education programs to students and teachers, by offering Museum exhibitions and conducting public programs that foster green living, and by restoring local ecosystems and advancing scientific knowledge through collections and research.

Partner Category: Cultural Institution or Organization

Centennial Activities

Exhibit : Friday, May 22, 2009 to Sunday, August 2, 2009

Finding Walden: Photographs of the Chicago Parks System

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Finding Walden: Photographs of the Chicago Parks System celebrates Daniel Burnham's vision for and continued importance of parks, open space which are at the heart of the quality of life of Chicago and the region. The exhibit, located on the main level of the Museum will feature the photographs of Bill Guy who studied at Columbia College, Chicago. [MORE]

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Open to the public:
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Drive
Chicago, IL 60614
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