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

Members’ Virtual Book Club | The Coast of Chicago

Video and reading guide sent on Wednesday, January 26 Virtual Q&A on Wednesday, February 16, 6:00–7:00 p.m. ‘Tis the season to curl up with a good book! CHM members and the Historical Alliance are invited to join us for a virtual book club led by Peter T. Alter, CHM’s Gary T. Johnson chief historian and More

Virtual Event | Candyman: Housing, Fear, & Reclaiming the Narrative

This year, we saw a reboot of the 1992 classic horror film Candyman, the story about a spirit of vengeance with a hook for a hand who appeared whenever his name was uttered five times in a mirror. Candyman was a first, born of racial violence, and he stalked Chicago’s Cabrini-Green Homes, leaving blood, fear, and questions about public More