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Exclusive Virtual Member Event | Celebrating 100 Years of the Field Museum’s Lakefront Home

Thursday, June 10

2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the Field Museum’s lakeshore building. For a century, this grand structure has captured the imagination of nearly 130 million visitors—inviting them on a journey around the world and through time to examine the way we perceive nature and culture. Today, this building protects a collection of more than 40 million specimens and supports 150 scientists leading research and conservation around the world. Join experts from the Chicago History Museum, Chicago Architecture Center, and the Field Museum to take a closer look at this impressive structure and its place in Chicago’s rich architectural history.

Not yet an All Star member or part of the Historical Alliance? It’s easy to join!

This virtual event runs approximately one hour. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants 24 hours prior to the event.

All Star members and Historical Alliance should sign into their online accounts before reserving tickets. If you have any questions, please contact member relations manager Justina Doyle at [email protected] or individual giving and annual fund manager Lauren Wissbaum at [email protected]



The view of the east side of the new Field Museum of Natural History under construction at E. 14th St. and S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, 1915. DN-0064869, Chicago Daily News collection, CHM
The Field Museum under construction on June 14, 1918. Image courtesy of the Field Museum.
Visitors walking toward the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, August 14, 1921. CHM, ICHi-076705
The view looking south at the Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, c. 1980. HBSN-00965-D, CHM, Hedrich-Blessing Collection

The Details



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4:00–5:00 p.m.

Event Location


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