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April 2017
Museum Tour
24
History Highlights Gallery Tour

1:30 p.m.

Explore our exhibition Chicago: Crossroads of America on a 30-minute tour about how the Great Migration transformed our city.
Event
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FashioNext Finale

6:00–8:15 p.m.

Celebrate the final works from our teen design competition!
May 2017
Members   |   Members
07
Members’ Double Discount Week

Sunday, May 7–Sunday, May 14 Members save 20% at the store and cafe!
Museum Tour
08
History Highlights Gallery Tour

1:30 p.m.

Delve into our exhibition Chicago: Crossroads of America on a themed, 30-minute guided tour.
Lecture
11
Urban History Seminar | Indigenous Metropolis: Chicago’s Urban Indians

5:45 p.m.

Patricia Marroquin Norby of the Newberry Library presents in our UHS series.
ChicaGO24
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ChicaGO24

From neighborhood walks to river cruises, the Chicago History Museum offers a variety of ways to experience the city’s iconic and unexpected stories.
ChicaGO24
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ChicaGO24

From neighborhood walks to river cruises, the Chicago History Museum offers a variety of ways to experience the city’s iconic and unexpected stories.
Fundraiser
15
Designer of Excellence Award

6:00–10:00 p.m.

The Costume Council honors Carolina Herrera with the Designer of Excellence Award.
Members   |   Members
16
House History Workshop

6:00–7:00 p.m.

Members, learn how to conduct your own house history research.
OUT at CHM
18
OUT at CHM | From New Town to Boystown to Lakeview

5:30 p.m. reception, 6:30 p.m. program

Explore the triumphs of the nation's first officially recognized gay village, born of activism in 1970 when residents marched here in Chicago's first Pride Parade.
Educator Program
20
“Play Ball!”

9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Earn professional development hours at this educator seminar that explores a variety of historical issues through the lens of baseball.
Museum Tour
22
History Highlights Gallery Tour

1:30 p.m.

Delve into our exhibition Chicago: Crossroads of America on a themed, 30-minute guided tour.
June 2017
Members   |   Members
03
Members’ Open House

9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Members only! Annual behind-the-scenes exploration of the Chicago History Museum.
Fundraiser
07
Making History Awards

6:00 p.m. reception; 7:00 p.m. dinner

The Making History Awards pay tribute to the positive and enduring impact of some of our city’s extraordinary leaders while supporting the Museum’s innovative programs.
August 2017
Special Event
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Special Event
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Special Event
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December 2017
Special Event
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The Last Speakeasy | On the Eve of the Repeal

6:30pm–11:00pm

Put on your best get-up and join us at our juice joint as we celebrate the 84th anniversary of the repeal of prohibition.

Host An Event

Create historic moments.

Sip cocktails next to one of Chicago’s first “L” cars. Dance the night away against a backdrop of Lincoln Park’s lush gardens. Celebrate your life-changing moments in a place dedicated to embracing memories.

Host An Event
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