Everyone can join a virtual journey with us!

Public Events

for virtual travel and fun.

We are very excited to offer a virtual holiday event this season with our Virtual Holiday Stories Happy Hour.

On occasion the interactive virtual tours and events that we always offer for corporate and university groups can be booked by the general public. This way, everyone can join a virtual journey with us! Here are some of the virtual events that we’ve offered to the general public.

  • Cruise from Your Couch Virtual Boat Tour
  • A Deep Slice of Chicago Food History
  • Chicago Drinking History
  • Innovations at the 1893 World’s Fair
  • Badass Women of Chicago History
  • Virtual Holiday Stories Happy Hour


Virtual Holiday Stories Happy Hour

A fun, safe and interactive way to connect with family and friends over Chicago holiday traditions, both famous and forgotten. Along with the stories, we encourage you to keep video on for creative challenges and some audience participation for this 100% live event!

Dates: 11/26-12/31
Cost: $20/individual, $35/household



Learn about the diverse women whose stories are often overlooked, like a daredevil pilot, a trailblazing sculptor, and a fierce labor union leader. Includes historic photos, immersive 360-degree images, live narration and an interactive game. Our Badass Women Journal is a perfect gift to supplement the experience!

Dates: 3/8-3/27
Cost: $20/individual, $35/household

Rent the on-demand Architecture Crash Course

Rent all the recordings of our live, “Crash Course” architectural series of virtual events for $19.99! Includes “Cruise from Your Couch Virtual Boat Tour” as a bonus!

The 12 half-hour virtual explorations are:

  • Architecture Crash Course Overview
  • Chicago’s Earliest Buildings
  • Early Skyscrapers
  • Wright & the Prairie School
  • The Human Experience of Mies and Modernism
  • Bodaciously Brutalist & ‘Shoulder Pads’
  • The Contemporary City
  • The Great Chicago Fire and the Gilded Age
  • Urban Planning: the White City to Wacker Drive
  • The Glamorous Art Deco Age
  • Urban Crisis: Redevelopment & Historic Preservation
  • Chicago Homes
"Super fun and informative — I even had a couple of beers while I was learning about drinking history."
Jim H

Our virtual events are great for team building