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January 2017
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OUT at CHM | Our Bars: Community, Safety, Violence, Sex, and Activism

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

How have bars helped to shape Chicago's LGBT community?
March 2017
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OUT at CHM | Art, AIDS, and Activism in Chicago

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

How was art used to speak out about the AIDS pandemic, advocate for its victims, and critique public response to this health crisis?
May 2017
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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.
March 2018
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OUT at CHM | Celebrating and Contextualizing Queer Fashion

5:30 p.m.

Take in an array of head-turning designs that flip the script on gender norms, celebrate young contemporary fashion designers and discover how we've arrived at today's Instagram-fueled hypervisible boom in queer fashion.
April 2018
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OUT at CHM | Undocumented and Queer

5:30 p.m.

Join us as we showcase the struggles and activism of undocumented queer people in this age of uncertainty.
June 2018
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Disruptive Touch: Queer Expression in Public Spaces

5:30 p.m.

Join us at the Center on Halsted for a cocktail reception, panel discussion, vendor marketplace, and viewing of the short film.
March 2019
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OUT at CHM: How It’s Written

6:30 p.m.

Discover the storied history of Chicago’s LGBTQIA communities with the Museum’s popular and proactive series.
April 2019
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OUT at CHM: Out of This World

6:30 p.m.

Discover the storied history of Chicago’s LGBTQIA communities with the Museum’s popular and proactive series.
June 2019
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OUT at CHM: Quiet as a Riot

6:30 p.m.

Discover the storied history of Chicago’s LGBTQ communities with the Museum’s popular and proactive series.

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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.

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