Chicago is a city filled with plethora of cultural centers. One of these sites is The Field Museum. The museum’s newest exhibit Scenes from the Stone Age: The Cave Paintings of Lascaux, is open for viewing. The wall art that was discovered in a French cave was painted over 30,000 years ago. The Field Museum invites you to “experience” the prehistoric paintings by a “walk through exact cave replicas by flickering light, marveling at full-size copies of the paintings-including some never seen by the public-and see them through the eyes of ancient artists. Deconstruct the paintings’ many layers of complexities, meet a lifelike Stone Age family, and discover why the true meaning and purpose of the caves remain a mystery even today.”
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