Notice

We are open | Plan your safe visit more

April 2021
Virtual Event
27
Virtual Talk | Considering Abraham Lincoln: Expanded Narratives & Future Monuments

6:30–8:00 p.m.

Join us for a free virtual discussion with a group of culturally diverse, interdisciplinary scholars, educators, and artists in support of the Chicago Monuments Project.
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
04
Virtual Tour | The Haymarket Affair

4:00–5:00 p.m.

Join author and historian Paul Durica on a virtual tour of places and spaces pertaining to labor relations, immigration, social protest, and the right to peaceful assembly in times of uncertainty and terror.
Pilsen Murals, Virtual Event
11
Virtual Tour | Pilsen Murals

4:00–5:00 p.m.

Take a virtual walk with local guide Luis Tubens and discover the larger meaning behind the artwork in Chicago’s capital of Mexican cultures.
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.
Members, Virtual Event   |   Members
26
Virtual Members’ Open House, Day 1

The CHM Members’ Open House provides members and Historical Alliance with exclusive access to Museum collections and staff. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to go behind the scenes!
Members, Virtual Event   |   Members
27
Virtual Members’ Open House, Day 2

The CHM Members’ Open House provides members and Historical Alliance with exclusive access to Museum collections and staff. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to go behind the scenes!
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!
Pilsen Murals, Virtual Event
08
Virtual Tour | Pilsen Murals

4:00–5:00 p.m.

Take a virtual walk with local guide Luis Tubens and discover the larger meaning behind the artwork in Chicago’s capital of Mexican cultures.

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
X