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Deepening Our Understanding: Race and Racism in American Life

12/16 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Presented in collaboration with The Field Museum, this two-part professional development program offers the opportunity to explore race and racism in the contexts of science, history, and contemporary life. More

Monday

History Highlights Tour

12/18 1:30 p.m.

Join our volunteer gallery interpreters for 30-minute tours of our permanent exhibition Chicago: Crossroads of America that focus on specific aspects of Chicago’s history. More

January 8th

History Highlights Tour

01/08 1:30 p.m.

Join our volunteer gallery interpreters for 30-minute tours of our permanent exhibition Chicago: Crossroads of America that focus on specific aspects of Chicago’s history. More
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December
14

Closing “The Secret Lives of Objects” — Sears Motor Buggy Removal

Posted under Exhibitions by Guest Author

On November 26, 2017, the Secret Lives of Objects exhibition closed after a three-and-a-half-year run, requiring Museum staff to return the exhibition’s artifacts to storage. One of the largest was a Model P motor buggy sold by Sears, Roebuck & Company around 1910. To move large, heavy, or cumbersome objects off display and transport them More

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