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March 2021
Urban History Seminar, Virtual Event
18
Virtual Urban History Seminar

7:00–8:15 p.m.  

Douglas Flowe of Washington University in St. Louis presents “Uncontrollable Blackness.”
Educator Program, Virtual Event
20
Virtual Teacher Seminar | Democracy Limited: Chicago Women and the Vote

9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

At this second session of an exclusive two-part seminar, New-York Historical Society staff will share their Women & the American Story curriculum.
Lecture, Virtual Event
23
Virtual Presentation | Bes-Ben: Chicago’s Mad Hatter

5:30–7:00 p.m.

Join us for a special virtual program featuring author Elizabeth Jachimowicz, former CHM costume curator (1974–89), in conversation with Nena Ivon of nenasnotes as they discuss her recent book, Bes-Ben: Chicago's Mad Hatter.
Members, Virtual Event   |   Members
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Virtual Town Hall | Creation & Renovation: The Jaffee History Trail and CHM Research Collection

5:30–6:30 p.m.

Members and Historical Alliance are invited to join us for a virtual town hall discussion of the Richard M. and Shirley H. Jaffee History Trail and CHM Research Collection Facility.
April 2021
Urban History Seminar, Virtual Event
08
Virtual Urban History Seminar

7:00–8:15 p.m.

Pedro A. Regalado of Harvard University presents “Latinx New York: Work and the Origins of the Modern City.”
May 2021
Educator Program, Virtual Event
01
Virtual Teacher Workshop | Cultivating Civics in Your Classroom

9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Discover resources created for IllinoisCivics.org with Mary Ellen Daneels, lead teacher mentor and instructional specialist at the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.
Virtual Event
13
Virtual Urban History Seminar

7:00–8:15 p.m.

Lilia Fernández of Rutgers University presents "Laboring in the Industrial Chicago: Latino Workers in the Age of Manufacturing Flight."
Union Station, Virtual Event
16
Virtual Tour | Union Station

1:00–2:00 p.m.

Join guide Brian Boland to find out why Union Station was once called a “city within a city” and learn the hidden stories that go unseen by thousands each day.
Educator Program, Virtual Event
18
Virtual Teacher Tuesday | Chicago History Museum and Your Classroom

5:00–6:30 p.m.

During this informal session, familiarize yourself with CHM and our partners’ curricular resources as well as options for virtual and on-site field trips.
June 2021
Fundraiser, Virtual Event
02
27th Annual Making History Awards

6:00 p.m.

Our Making History Awards honors civic leaders and organizations whose enduring contributions to art and culture, sports, and business have made Chicago a more vibrant place to live. This year, we're going virtual!

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
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