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December 2018
Members   |   Members
15
Modern Members’ Holiday Party

11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Get into the spirit of the season at our annual Members’ Holiday Party!
Museum Tour
17
History Highlights Gallery Tour

1:30 p.m.

Join one of our volunteer gallery interpreters for a 30-minute tour of our permanent exhibition Chicago: Crossroads of America that focuses on a specific aspect of Chicago’s history.
January 2019
Members   |   Members
01
Members’ Appreciation Month

All members will be able to bring two additional guests to the Museum for the entire month of January!
Museum Tour
14
History Highlights Gallery Tour

1:30 p.m.

Join one of our volunteer gallery interpreters for a 30-minute tour of our permanent exhibition Chicago: Crossroads of America that focuses on a specific aspect of Chicago’s history.
Members   |   Members
15
Members’ Mixer And Tour

6:30–7:30 p.m.

Mix and mingle with fellow members while enjoying light snacks and drinks in the North & Clark Café.
Lecture
17
Urban History Seminar

5:45 p.m.

Join us for a scholarly presentation and lively discussion.
Commemorative Day, Event
21
Martin Luther King Jr. Day

10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy at this family-friendly event.
Museum Tour
28
History Highlights Gallery Tour

1:30 p.m.

Join one of our volunteer gallery interpreters for a 30-minute tour of our permanent exhibition Chicago: Crossroads of America that focuses on a specific aspect of Chicago’s history.
Members   |   Members
29
Members-Only Meet & Greet With Charles E. Bethea

6:00 p.m.

Get to know CHM director of curatorial affairs Charles E. Bethea, one of our newest staff members, in a casual interview with vice president of interpretation and education John Russick.
February 2019
Museum Tour
11
History Highlights Gallery Tour

1:30 p.m.

Join one of our volunteer gallery interpreters for a 30-minute tour of our permanent exhibition Chicago: Crossroads of America that focuses on a specific aspect of Chicago’s history.
Event
17
Day of Remembrance

2:00–4:00 p.m.

Each year, Chicago’s Japanese American community comes together to remember President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the incarceration of some 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II.
Commemorative Day, Event
18
Presidents’ Day

10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Discover the lives behind the legends of the American presidency through music, crafts, and storytelling.
Members   |   Members
19
Forty Blocks Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

7:00 p.m.

Enjoy a members-only screening of Forty Blocks: The East Garfield Park Oral History Project (2016), a documentary produced by the youth film crew from Breakthrough Urban Ministries and CHM historian and director of the Studs Terkel Center for Oral History Peter T. Alter.
Lecture
21
Urban History Seminar

5:45 p.m.

Join us for a scholarly presentation and lively discussion.
Museum Tour
25
History Highlights Gallery Tour

1:30 p.m.

Join one of our volunteer gallery interpreters for a 30-minute tour of our permanent exhibition Chicago: Crossroads of America that focuses on a specific aspect of Chicago’s history.
Event
26
History Happy Hour

6:00–9:00 p.m.

Sick of the same old after-work grind? Grab your friends and head on over for History Happy Hour! This quarterly series features two drinks on us, and activities highlighting our collection and exhibitions.
March 2019
Commemorative Day
04
Save The Date! Chicago’s Birthday!

Save The Date! Chicago's Birthday!
Lecture
14
Urban History Seminar

5:45 p.m.

Join us for a scholarly presentation and lively discussion.

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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