Masks required in Abakanowicz Research Center; optional for rest of Museum MORE

Guild Event | All the World is Beer

Take a sip of history and learn how everyone’s favorite beverage helped build Chicago. The Guild of the Chicago History Museum invites you to join them at Metropolitan Brewing to learn from Liz Garibay, executive director of the Chicago Brewseum, and Laurin Mack, owner of Seipp Brewing Company. Mack’s great-great-great-grandfather Conrad Seipp founded this historic More

8th Annual Chicago Men’s Fashion Awards 2023

The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum is excited to show their recognition and appreciation for Chicago’s most stylish men! Enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvre, and music from DJ Derik Martin as you join us at the Chicago History Museum for an evening of fun and fashion.  Individual ticket: $100   Co-Chairs: Melissa Carter and Frank More

Aquí en Chicago: Project Kickoff and Community Gathering

Get acquainted with Aquí en Chicago, the Chicago History Museum’s forthcoming project and exhibition opening in 2025 inspired by students from Rudy Lozano Leadership Academy (Instituto Justice and Leadership Academy). Join us to celebrate the persistence and presence of Chicago’s Latino/a/x communities through the lens of social justice and learn how you can get involved! More

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 coffee or tea from the North & Clark Café and learn more about Elena’s work at CHM, such as Aquí en Chicago. Free; RSVP required. Can’t be there in person? Log onto Zoom and More

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

Partner Event | Preserving Heirlooms and Histories

Presented in partnership with the Gage Park Latinx Council Community Archive, join us to learn tips on recording oral histories, storing and maintaining digital materials, and caring for family treasures from photographs to manteles and other textiles. This FREE bilingual chat features CHM curator of civic engagement and social justice, Elena Gonzales, and director of More

Evento asociado | Recuerdos, reliquias y conservación

Presentado en colaboración con el Archivo Comunitario del Gage Park Latinx Council, únete a nosotros para aprender consejos sobre la grabación de historias orales, el almacenamiento y mantenimiento de materiales digitales y el cuidado de los tesoros familiares, desde fotografías hasta manteles y otros textiles. En esta charla bilingüe GRATUITA, la curadora de participación pública More