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Creating 360° Immersive Tours of Sacred Spaces

09/26 6:00 p.m.

Discover how Chicago’s past architectural stories are being shared with today’s technology. Presented by Digital Chicago fellows from Lake Forest College, each talk delves into a range of topics including 360° photography of sacred spaces, family home design after WWII, and an urban archaeological dig. More


Boat Tour: Chicago Along The River

09/29 3:00 p.m.

Learn about the growth and transformation of the city’s skyline on this leisurely river cruise. More


Devil in the White City Bus Tour

09/30 1:00 p.m.

Come with us into the darker corners of Chicago history. Discover the stories of infamous crimes and criminals. Visit notorious sites, haunted locales, and the city’s cemeteries on these spine-tingling excursions. More
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A Chance in the Spotlight

Posted under Exhibitions by Petra Slinkard

CHM curator Petra Slinkard takes you through the process of a gallery rotation, which helps us preserve artifacts and refresh exhibitions. The Chicago History Museum’s permanent exhibition Chicago: Crossroads of America is a 15,000-square-foot installation dedicated to our city’s rich and complex past. The installation opened in September 2006 and contains hundreds of artifacts and More

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