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Shedd Aquarium

1200 S. Lake Shore Drive

AEC Lunchroom

Chicago, Il 60605

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Join CCAC and Shedd Aquarium for a fun June outing. We're shining the spotlight on some of the access efforts enacted by Shedd staff in the last few years, followed by an opportunity to socialize and network at the famed Jazzin' at the Shedd.

4:00 pm - Brief overview of Shedd's access and inclusion initiative, followed by a tour to experience tactile maps, touchable models and more!

5:00 pm - Jazzin' at the Shedd begins - cash bar and food for purchase; live jazz on the terraces til 10 pm.

Register in advance to get a wristband for admission to Shedd and the event.

Who Should Attend CCAC programs are always free of charge and open to the public. For this program, we recommend:

  • mid-level cultural administrators from museums, theaters, zoos, gardens and other cultural spaces
  • those who officially (or unofficially) are responsible for accessibility at your organization

Accessibility The event space is accessible to wheelchair-users and visitors who need to avoid stairs. Open Captioning will be available during the overview, Roaming Captioning will be available during the tour. Assistive Listening Devices will also be available. For further accessibility information or to request additional accommodations, please contact us at least 2 weeks in advance by email at ChicagoCulturalAccess@gmail.com or by calling Lynn Walsh at 312-692-3315.

All CCAC events are scent-free; please refrain from wearing products with fragrance such as perfume, cologne and lotion.

Entrance Use accessible entrance on southwest side of the aquarium. Look for statue of man holding a giant fish.

Public Transportation Shedd Aquarium is located on Chicago's Museum Campus. The #146 bus serves the museum campus.



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