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January 2021
Members, Virtual Event   |   Members
Member Appreciation Month

From January 1 to 31, CHM members and Historical Alliance will get extra perks and new ways to engage virtually with the Museum’s collections!
February 2021
Educator Program, Virtual Event
Virtual Teacher Workshop | Millions of Moments

9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Designed for educators, participants will engage in interactive learning strategies to delve deeper into the history, context, and art of images from our Chicago Sun-Times photograph collection.
Members, Virtual Event
Read with an Expert | Unpacking “The Jungle” for the 21st Century

6:00–7:00 p.m.

CHM members and the Historical Alliance are invited to join CHM chief historian Peter T. Alter for a close reading of Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle. Please RSVP by January 25.
Commemorative Day, Virtual Event
Virtual Event | Presidents’ Day

11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. 

Commemorate Presidents’ Day virtually with us as we explore the leadership and legacy of Abraham Lincoln.
Urban History Seminar, Virtual Event
Virtual Urban History Seminar

7:00–8:15 p.m.

Ward Miller, executive director of Preservation Chicago, presents “Revisioning Historic Preservation Chicago in the Twenty-First Century.”
Educator Program, Virtual Event
Virtual Teacher Tuesday

5:00–6:30 p.m.

At this informal session for educators, explore American Medina: Stories of Muslim Chicago to learn more about the experiences of the Chicago Muslim community and how they helped shape our city.
Lecture, Virtual Event
Virtual Lecture | Norma Kamali

5:00 p.m.

Legendary fashion designer Norma Kamali discusses her premiere publication, Norma Kamali: I Am Invincible, a heartfelt handbook for gliding boldly through each of life's decades with purpose and power.

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
Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories