The 2013 Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) is just around the corner, with it's mission to bring to the communities the ability to access cultural, artistic and educational opportunities. Teaching people of all ages and groups to engulf the humanities through exploration, through support and definitely through enjoying. This years theme is Animal: What Makes Us Human.
The festival began in 1989 and went from being a one day event emerged into the festival we have today. With the support from the Illinois Humanities Council and co-sponsors the Art Institute, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Opera Chicago, and the University of Chicago, the event has become a proud source of artists, poets, thinkers, architects and much more.
You can buy tickets from the CHF website or by calling their Box Office at 312-494-9509. The tickets ranged from an early purchase of $8, $13 day of event and in some cases free for teachers and students. You can also download the program here.