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March 3rd

OUT at CHM | Art, AIDS, and Activism in Chicago

03/03 5:30 p.m. reception, 6:30 p.m. program

How was art used to speak out about the AIDS pandemic, advocate for its victims, and critique public response to this health crisis? More

March 9th

Urban History Seminar | Detroit Reimagined

03/09 5:45 p.m.

Independent scholar Heather Barrow presents in our UHS series. More

April 20th

Urban History Seminar | Black Metropolis Revisited and Revised

04/20 5:45 p.m.

Mary Pattillo of Northwestern University presents in our UHS series. More
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CHM’s Bug Buster

Posted under Blog by Britta Keller Arendt

Just as it’s impossible to keep insects out of our homes, it’s impossible to keep them from entering museums as well. While insects in general are not harmful to humans, many of them can severely damage the very collections that museums seek to preserve. In order to prevent this, many museums, including CHM, have instituted More

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