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History Highlights Tour

12/18 1:30 p.m.

Join our volunteer gallery interpreters for 30-minute tours of our permanent exhibition Chicago: Crossroads of America that focus on specific aspects of Chicago’s history. More

January 8th

History Highlights Tour

01/08 1:30 p.m.

Join our volunteer gallery interpreters for 30-minute tours of our permanent exhibition Chicago: Crossroads of America that focus on specific aspects of Chicago’s history. More

January 9th

Tell Me More: Chicago and The Great War

01/09 6:00 p.m.

Join CHM senior curator Olivia Mahoney in a discussion about our new exhibition Chicago and the Great War, followed by a Q&A session. More
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December
14

Closing “The Secret Lives of Objects” — Sears Motor Buggy Removal

Posted under Exhibitions by Guest Author

On November 26, 2017, the Secret Lives of Objects exhibition closed after a three-and-a-half-year run, requiring Museum staff to return the exhibition’s artifacts to storage. One of the largest was a Model P motor buggy sold by Sears, Roebuck & Company around 1910. To move large, heavy, or cumbersome objects off display and transport them More

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