The Modern by Design exhibition will be temporarily closed for repairs. More


OUT at CHM: How It’s Written

03/27 6:30 p.m.

Discover the storied history of Chicago’s LGBTQ communities with the Museum’s popular and proactive series. More


Blues Family Jam

03/30 9:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.

Explore Chicago’s musical legacy with a morning of creative activities and experiences designed for families. More


Union Station Walking Tour

03/31 1:00 p.m.

These walking tours highlight the best of the city—the iconic venues and features that make Chicago history both fun and unique. More
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Recipe for a Modern Kitchen

Posted under Exhibitions by Olivia Mahoney

Streamlined design found a welcome home in American kitchens. In the mid-1930s, as the economy began to improve, consumers looked to update their homes. Then as now, most people began with their kitchens, and Chicago supplied the market with a multitude of streamlined products. At the top of the list stood a group of Sunbeam More

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