Please note, the Modern by Design exhibition is temporarily closed for repairs and will reopen on April 27 More

2019 History Fair Contest and Event Dates

History Fair Paloozas

Paloozas are gatherings of students, librarians, volunteer coaches, historians, and History Fair staff to support students on their History Fair journey. Attend workshop sessions and talk one-on-one with librarians and coaches. Each Palooza offers different workshops.

Our sincere thanks to the librarians at the Harold Washington Library, NEIU Williams Library, and UIC Daley Library for working with History Fair students at the Paloozas… and beyond!

History Fair Competitions

Website and paper judging takes place off-site. Optional interviews for those students are available at the fairs.


We invite civic-minded adults who enjoy history to volunteer to judge students’ History Fair projects.

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