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Member Event | Coffee with a Curator

Join CHM curator of civic engagement and social justice Elena Gonzales for conversation and coffee! Members are invited to enjoy a free drink from the North & Clark Café and learn more about Elena’s work at CHM and one of our upcoming exhibitions. Free; RSVP required.

Member Event | Chicago History Podcast LIVE!

CHM members are invited to an exclusive live recording of a Chicago History Podcast episode with host Tommy Henry. Tommy Henry, host of the Chicago History Podcast, has covered topics ranging from the Cicero Race Riots of 1951, to the original Sears Tower, to the history of Chicago hot dogs, and iconic Chicago sports moments. More

Member Event | Stories from Chicago’s LGBTQ+ Past

Happy Pride Month! Members are invited to learn more about Chicago’s rich LGBTQ+ history with Dr. John D’Emilio, professor emeritus at the University of Illinois Chicago and a pioneer in the field of gay and lesbian studies. Dr. D’Emilio will facilitate a presentation examining themes across these histories and a question-and-answer session to connect these More

Members’ Open House

Our annual Members’ Open House provides members and Historical Alliance with exclusive access to the Museum’s exhibitions, collections, and staff. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to go behind the scenes and learn more about the Museum! The North & Clark Café and Museum Store will also be open for members and Historical Alliance to redeem More

Members’ History Happy Hour

Test your knowledge of Chicago history! CHM director of exhibitions Paul Durica hosts this trivia night featuring a cash bar and a chance to win an exclusive CHM prize package. Free for members; $10 members’ guests.  Must be 21+ to purchase alcohol. Limit of 6 people per trivia team.

Historical Alliance & All Star Exclusive | Chicago Food Stop

Join the Chicago History Museum and Media Burn Archive for an exclusive look and Q&A at the Chicago Food Stop. This unique pop-up exhibition was created as part of Chicago’s COVID-19 recovery program in partnership with World Business Chicago and the Magnificent Mile Association. The Food Stop showcases food vendors from across Chicago and features More