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December 2021
Members
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Members’ Winter Party

11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Get into the spirit of the season! This family-friendly event features festive treats, our winter-themed collections, poetry by Poems While You Wait, and balloon twisting by Smarty Pants.
Film Screening
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Latinx Chicago: Arts against Erasure

11:30 a.m.–1:15 p.m.

CHM and the Gage Park Latinx Council are proud to spotlight local filmmaker Emilio Nieto, who uses their creativity to amplify the history of Chicago's Gage Park community area.
Film Screening
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Latinx Chicago: Artes contra el Olvido

11:30 a.m.–1:15 p.m.

Únase a nosotros y al director Emilio Nieto para el estreno de Fragments of Gage: Episodes 1 & 2, un documental sobre el activismo contemporáneo de Gage Park por parte de la juventud para la juventud.
Members   |   Members
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Members’ Double Discount Week

Through Saturday, December 11

From Saturday, December 4, through Saturday, December 11, CHM members and Historical Alliance get 20 percent off at the Museum Store and North & Clark Café!
Film Screening
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Film Screening | “We Witness”

12:00–2:30 p.m.

Join us for a free screening of City Bricks Project's documentary We Witness, which focuses on disparities in life opportunities and resources among Chicago neighborhoods.
Fundraiser
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Guild Holiday Party with The Great Lakes Dredge and Philharmonic Society

5:30–7:30 p.m. CT

Enjoy an evening of good cheer and wintery drinks and nibbles with one of Chicago’s favorite caroling groups, The Great Lakes Dredge and Philharmonic Society!
Event
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Family Event | Fire in Boomtown

1:00–1:45 p.m.

Join musicians and storytellers Amy Lowe and Megan Wells for a musical mix of commentary, theater, and history as they recount the story of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.
January 2022
Event
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Family Event | Fire in Boomtown

1:00–1:45 p.m.

Join musicians and storytellers Amy Lowe and Megan Wells for a musical mix of commentary, theater, and history as they recount the story of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.
Educator Program
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Virtual Teacher Book Club

9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Designed for educators, this two-part book club features A Queer History of the United States for Young People by Michael Bronski and adapted by Richie Chevat.
February 2022
Event
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Family Event | Designing for Healthy Communities

12:00–2:00 p.m. 

Try your hand at designing with community in mind at this FREE workshop with Chicago Mobile Makers.
March 2022
Event
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Family Event | Designing for Healthy Communities

12:00–2:00 p.m. 

Try your hand at designing with community in mind at this FREE workshop with Chicago Mobile Makers.
May 2022
Fundraiser
04
Designer of Excellence Awards with Peter Dundas

6:00–10:00 p.m.

The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum invites you to join them in celebrating the fashion career of the iconic designer Peter Dundas and his eponymous brand, DUNDAS.
Event
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Family Event | Designing for Healthy Communities

12:00–2:00 p.m. 

Try your hand at designing with community in mind at this FREE workshop with Chicago Mobile Makers.
June 2022
Event
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Family Event | Fire in Boomtown

1:00–1:45 p.m.

Join musicians and storytellers Amy Lowe and Megan Wells for a musical mix of commentary, theater, and history as they recount the story of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.
July 2022
Event
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Family Event | Fire in Boomtown

1:00–1:45 p.m.

Join musicians and storytellers Amy Lowe and Megan Wells for a musical mix of commentary, theater, and history as they recount the story of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

Host An Event

Create historic moments.

Sip cocktails next to one of Chicago’s first “L” cars. Dance the night away against a backdrop of Lincoln Park’s lush gardens. Celebrate your life-changing moments in a place dedicated to embracing memories.

Host An Event
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