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Bus Tour: Sacred Spaces

12/14 1:00 p.m.

This annual holiday favorite returns! Join Rolf Achilles, professor of historic preservation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and author of Stained Glass in Houses of Worship, to explore sanctuaries that communities have shaped and reshaped. More

    January 1st

    Member Appreciation Month


    The Chicago History Museum is offering you extra perks this January! More

      January 20th

      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
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      The Assassination of Fred Hampton

      Posted under Research by Julius L. Jones

      On the fiftieth anniversary of Fred Hampton’s murder, the Chicago History Museum remembers his life, tragic death, and legacy with an eye toward the future. In keeping with the Museum’s goal of sharing Chicago’s stories and educating the community, CHM assistant curator Julius L. Jones partnered with undergraduate research assistants from Lake Forest College to present More

      Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories