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

Partner Event | Author Talk: Beata Halicka

Join us at CHM as Beata Halicka, professor of contemporary history at the University of Adam Mickiewicz and author of Borderlands Biography: Z. Anthony Kruszewski in Wartime Europe and Postwar America (2021), discusses her work with the book’s subject, Z. Anthony Kruszewski. Z. Anthony Kruszewski was a Polish scout fighting in World War II against More

Members’ Annual Meeting

The Members’ Annual Meeting has been a Museum tradition for more than 100 years! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn about the history of Chicago pubs from historian Liz Garibay and authors June Sawyers and Bill Savage, sample beer from Chicago’s own Revolution Brewing, and hear from CHM president Donald Lassere as he reflects on More

Author Talk | The Life of Vivian Maier

CHM members and Historical Alliance are invited to join us for a special discussion with Ann Marks, who will offer a deeper understanding of Vivian Maier the person, her life history, and the context of her photographs. Marks is the author of Vivian Maier Developed: The Untold Story of the Photographer Nanny (2021), the definitive biography More

SOLD OUT! Author Talk | The Life of Vivian Maier

CHM members and Historical Alliance are invited to join us for a special discussion with Ann Marks, who will offer a deeper understanding of Vivian Maier the person, her life history, and the context of her photographs. Marks is the author of Vivian Maier Developed: The Untold Story of the Photographer Nanny (2021), the definitive biography More

Virtual Urban History Seminar

The Urban History Seminar series feature a scholarly presentation followed by lively discussion. Erin McCarthy, Associate Professor of History in the Humanities, History, and Social Sciences Department at Columbia College Chicago, presents “Stagg and Stella: We Interrupt this Marriage for Football Season.” The Zoom session will open at 6:45 p.m. with the program starting at More

Virtual Urban History Seminar

The Urban History Seminar series feature a scholarly presentation followed by lively discussion. Takako Day, independent researcher, and Michael Day, Emeritus Professor of English, Northern Illinois University, present “Breaking the Japantown Stereotype: Who Were the Japanese and Japanese Americans in Chicago 1865–1940?” Most people think of the Japanese as so group-oriented that they would naturally More

Virtual Urban History Seminar

The Urban History Seminar series feature a scholarly presentation followed by lively discussion. Henry Binford, Professor of History at Northwestern University, presents “Cincinnati and the Prehistory of US City Planning.” The Zoom session will open at 6:45 p.m. with the program starting at 7:00 p.m. and concluding by 8:15 p.m. RSVP is required.   This session is 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

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