Chicago Cultural Center Welcome Center

Open Daily 10am-5pm, Free Admission

Chicago Cultural Center, 1st Floor North

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Visit the Welcome Center off the Randolph Street (North) lobby for a cultural orientation featuring Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events programming in Millennium Park, the Chicago Cultural Center and beyond in the Millennium Park Campus and around the city of Chicago.

Check out the current CULTURE SNAPS in the Welcome Center and then nominate your favorite neighborhood cultural asset to be a 2023 SNAP!

CULTURE SNAPS features people, places and things recognized for a cultural contribution to their neighborhood’s vitality. SNAPS can be given to your local puppeteer, the neighborhood culture compiler who sends out a newsletter, or local arts supporter who your community relies upon, to name a few.

Know a person, place or thing in your neighborhood who deserves a SNAP?  Nominate now


Current 2023 CULTURE SNAPS

Redtwist Theater

Creating theater in Edgewater since 1994, Redtwist is just as much a part of the community as it is a part of us. Intimate performances in Redtwist’s little black box theatre are designed to place the theatre patron in the midst of the stories we tell, making them accessible and riveting. We strive for excellence with every project, and proactively endeavor to take risks creating intense, edgy, and thrilling theatre, serving Chicago’s Edgewater community.

Public Engagement Events in the Welcome Center Free!

  • March 3 & 4, 2023: 2-3pm
  • March 17 & 18, 2023: 2-3pm



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Visit us:

Chicago Cultural Center

Admission is FREE
Open Daily, 10am–5pm
Exhibitions close 15 minutes before the building closes
(Closed Holidays)

Find us:

Chicago Cultural Center
77 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601


Nearby parking garages are located at Grant Park North Garage (25 N. Michigan Ave.), Grant Park South Garage (325 S. Michigan Ave.) and Millennium Park Garage & Millennium Lakeside Garage (5 S. Columbus Dr.).

Pay in person at each garage location or pre-pay online for discounted parking. Visit or call 312.616.0600 for 24/7 customer service.

Public Transportation:


Take CTA to the Chicago Cultural Center

From the elevated lines: exit at Washington/Wabash and walk east.

From the subway: exit at Lake (Red Line) or Washington (Blue Line) and walk east.

Served by Michigan Avenue buses 3, 4, 19, 20, 26, 60, 66, 124, 143, 147, 151, 157 and Washington St. buses 4, J14, 20, 56, 66, 147.

For travel information, visit For fare information or to purchase fares in advance, visit