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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

01/20 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy at this family-friendly event. More


Urban History Seminar

01/23 5:45 p.m.

Lee Bey of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago presents "Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago’s South Side." More

    January 28th

    History Happy Hour

    01/28 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

    Explore the Museum and learn about the city you love! Enjoy two drinks on us, live music, gallery talks, and activities highlighting our collection and exhibitions. More
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    Philanthropist, Organizer, Agitator

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    CHM curatorial intern Brigid Kennedy recounts the extraordinary life of Mary Livermore. This blog post is the first of a series in which we share the stories of local women who made history in anticipation of an exhibition about Chicago women and the vote. Mary Livermore dedicated her life to abolition, temperance, women’s suffrage, and More

    Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories