History Happy Hour
Sick of the same old after-work grind? Grab your pals and head on over for History Happy Hour! This monthly series features a drink on us, plus tours, talks, and activities highlighting our diverse collection.
Each month History Happy Hour is served up with a twist—with rotating beverage partners and unique explorations of the Museum. For this edition, we are toasting the close of our fashion exhibition Making Mainbocher: The First American Couturier.
Discover Chicago’s fashionable side on a flash tour, offered throughout the evening:
Mainbocher: The Most Important Designer You’ve Never Heard Of
Led by Petra Slinkard, Curator of Costume
Pay homage to the Chicago designer who helped shaped fashion history on this curator-led tour of Making Mainbocher.
Chicago’s Fashion Highlights
Led by Marne Bariso, Volunteer and Intern Manager
Hop on a fashion-focused tour of Chicago: Crossroads of America.
Dressing Up For the Occasion
Led by Jessica Pushor, Costume Collection Manager
Discover how costumes were preserved and dressed for display on this costume-focused tour of Making Mainbocher.
Grab one of Mainbocher’s favorite drinks, Kir Royal or Prosecco, from one of two Museum bars. Or enjoy your pick of craft beers Off Color Brewing’s Apex Predator, Goose Island 312, and Revolution’s Anti-Hero and Fist City, while supplies last.
General admission is free for Illinois residents on Tuesday evenings; purchase a ticket to History Happy Hour to enhance your experience.
Join us, raise a glass, and learn more about this city you love!
Must be 21+ to purchase a ticket to History Happy Hour. Ticket includes one complimentary drink, tours, and Museum admission.
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