Masks required in Abakanowicz Research Center; optional for rest of Museum MORE

January 16th

Family Event | Martin Luther King Jr. Day

01/16 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Commemorate the enduring legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at our annual family-friendly event. More

February 19th

Partner Event | Day of Remembrance

02/19 1:30–3:00 p.m.

Each year, Chicago’s Japanese American community comes together to remember President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the incarceration of some 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. More

    February 20th

    Family Event | Presidents’ Day

    02/20 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

    Illinois has been home to four US presidents: Lincoln, Grant, Reagan, and Obama. Commemorate Presidents’ Day at CHM and discover the lives behind the legends of the American presidency. More
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    The Trianon Ballroom: What Would Have Been 100 Years

    Posted under Research by Jojo Galvan

    Chicago has had more than its fair share of big band and jazz dance halls across the city to accommodate nearly everyone’s musical taste. On December 6, 1922—100 years ago—at 62nd Street and Cottage Grove, in the Woodlawn neighborhood, the Trianon Ballroom opened its doors and counted itself among the city’s nightlife destinations. An undated More

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