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Resources in the Gold Coast 


Chicago History Museum

The history of Chicago is on display in the permanent collection and exhibits.

DanceWorks Chicago

DanceWorks Chicago (DWC) was founded in May 2007 to fulfill a shared passion and vision for the future of dance – a future of sustainable excellence. On January 21, 2008, DanceWorks Chicago established a formal collaborative relationship with The Ruth Page Center for the Arts (RPCA) in the Gold Coast Neighborhood.

Graham Foundation

The mission of the Graham Foundation is to nurture and enrich an informed and creative public dialogue concerning architecture and the built environment.

International Museum of Surgical Science

The International Museum of Surgical Science, a division of the International College of Surgeons (ICS), maintains over 10,000 square feet of public galleries committed to the history of surgery, and an exquisite permanent collection of art and artifacts from the history of Medicine. The Museum supports its Mission through medically thematized exhibitions and programs, in addition to a strong contemporary art exhibition program.

Latin School

Founded in 1888, The Latin School of Chicago is a coeducational day school and friend of the neighborhood. Live and Learn adult education classes offered.

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Newberry Library

Research institution with a collection concentrating in the humanities and genealogy records. Sponsors events, which include exhibits, performances and concerts. Classes are offered.

Porchlight Music Theatre

Porchlight Music Theatre seeks to be the recognized home of music theatre in Chicago while engaging, educating and entertaining a diverse audience with the highest quality music theatre programs available.

A Red Orchid Theatre

A Red Orchid Theatre is an ensemble of artists dedicated to the proliferation of live theatre in the modern world.

Ruth Page Dance Center for the Arts

ShawChicago Theater Company

Since 1994, ShawChicago Theater Company has performed readings of works by Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries.

Society of Architectural Historians