Look Nature in the Eye this Summer with Shedd Aquarium

This summer, connect with aquatic life in and around the city! From Shedd boat excursions and a new Kayak for Conservation program to street art featuring beauty worth saving in neighborhoods around the city, you'll find plenty of ways to get out and explore. Are you ready? Let’s go!

A woman kayaking

Paddle the Chicago River and monitor wildlife with Shedd conservation experts with our Kayak for Conservation program.

Mural of a shrimpVisit Underwater Beauty-themed murals located around the city and explore the beauty of the aquatic world.

Teens cleaning a beachGet your hands dirty and help restore local habitats during a Great Lakes Action Day! See all upcoming dates.