Diwali at the Art Institute
The ancient Hindu festival of lights, Diwali marks Lord Rama's return from exile and the start of a new calendar year. It's a happy festival of thanksgiving, and a time to refresh and recharge your life. This five-day holiday is based on the lunar calendar, so the date changes annually. This year Diwali falls on October 30. Here are three ways to celebrate this luminous festival in Chicago.