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Silent Reading Parties

Inspired by silent reading parties from coast to coast, this series provides an opportunity to stop multitasking and get reading! Bring a book, buy a coffee, and enjoy two hours of uninterrupted reading time. Relax and harness the restorative power of reading with a group of like-minded bookworms.

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History Book Club

Discover how objects from the past bring narratives to life and relax with your fellow bookworms.

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Thursday, April 30, 6:00 p.m.

Celebrate your Chicago chic at the finale of FashioNext, CHM’s sixth annual design contest. This year’s competition features the work of talented Chicago teens inspired by our newest exhibition, Chicago Styled: Fashioning The Magnificent Mile®. Enjoy a night of live voting, mocktails, music, and a red carpet photo op. The event concludes with Chicago designer Azeeza Khan announcing the winners of FashioNext.

Cost: Free for teens, $5 suggested donation for adults

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Refund Policy:

Refunds for a tour will be given in the form of tour credit which can be applied to another tour. Credit will be given with a minimum of two weeks notice prior to the day of the tour. No exceptions.

Sign Language Interpretation:
The Chicago History Museum is happy to offer sign language interpretation at any of its public programs. Please contact the Public Programs Manager, at least 2 weeks prior to the day of the event in order to accommodate this request 312.642.4600


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