Wednesday marks Museum Selfie Day – the perfect marriage of learning and self-indulgence. The day itself was created by blogger and "Culture Snatcher" Mar Dixon as a way to get the masses packed into those cultural fonts of wisdom: museums.
Here are 15 of the best from Chicago museums a la those institutions' Twitter pages!
Sue the T. rex dominated at the Field Museum, though some elephants and beetles made their way in there too:
From Ferris Bueller homage to Van Gogh impressions, there was plenty to get down with at the Art Institute of Chicago:
Not to be outdone, the Museum of Contemporary Art provided some psychedelic selfie opportunities:
Naturalist Robert Kennicott and bison sculptures were the order of the day at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum:
And, last but not least, this rando from the Shedd Aquarium:
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