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Who says ancient Greek mythology can't be as compelling as a Netflix true crime series? Play the part of the jury in the "Trial of Antigone," part of a series from the National Hellenic Museum in Greektown, where the audience decides the fate of famous Greek historical and mythological characters.

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The scroll, which bears the seal of one of China's most famous painters, makes few appearances outside of its vault at the Field. 

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A former museum employee allegedly pocketed more than $900,000 over a seven-year period before the theft was discovered. The former employee has yet to be formally charged.

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More images are now available on the museum’s website, but exactly what good are they to the public? 

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Mrs. Helen Moyer holding a large model of an eel in 1947. (Photo courtesy the Field Museum)

Archival photos from the Field Museum depict researchers and the taxidermy they worked on – and loved posing with.

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One could say that the Chicago Field Museum is putting a lot of eggs in one basket, with the publication of its new book, The Book of Eggs. The result being a grand collection, extensive showcase of 600 species of birds. We find out more when John Bates, associate curator and book editor, joins us. Take a quiz.