Events at CHM

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Opening Weekend of Designing for Change

Sun. May 19, 12:00 PM

Join us to celebrate the opening of Designing for Change: Chicago Protest Art of the 1960s–70s!

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ST-15001391-0003, Chicago Sun-Times collection, Chicago History Museum

Member Event | Coffee with a Curator

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

Members are invited to enjoy a free drink from the North & Clark Café and chat with CHM curator Elena Gonzales.

Member Event | Author Talk: The Haymarket Affair

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

Author and researcher Joseph Rulli delves into the history of the Haymarket Affair of 1886 and the social causes that accelerated the incident.

SOLD OUT! Member Event | House History

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

Members and Historical Alliance are invited to join director of research and access Ellen Keith and reference librarians Lesley Martin and Maggie Cusick of CHM’s Abakanowicz Research Center as they demonstrate the process of conducting research on your house’s history.

SOLD OUT! Member Event | Haunted Chicago Tour

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum 800 S. Halsted St., Chicago, IL

Presented in partnership with the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, CHM members are invited to explore the historical and social foundations that inspired several of Chicago’s famous haunted tales.

Member Event | Haunted Chicago Tour

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum 800 S. Halsted St., Chicago, IL

Presented in partnership with the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, CHM members are invited to explore the historical and social foundations that inspired several of Chicago’s famous haunted tales.

SOLD OUT! Member Event | Haunted Chicago Tour

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum 800 S. Halsted St., Chicago, IL

Presented in partnership with the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, CHM members are invited to explore the historical and social foundations that inspired several of Chicago’s famous haunted tales.

Members Annual Meeting

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

Members get exclusive updates from staff and board members, as well as a talk on Chicago's theatre history with author Mark Larson and TimeLine Theatre.

Members’ Double Discount Week

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

From Friday, December 1, through Friday, December 8, CHM members and Historical Alliance get 20 percent off at the Museum Store and North & Clark Café!

Members’ Holiday Party

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

This holiday season, get in the spirit of the Jazz Age at our annual Members’ Holiday Party!

Member Presentation | All About Bronzeville

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

CHM members are invited to learn more about the history and significance of the Bronzeville neighborhood with Bernard Turner, executive director of the Bronzeville-Black Metropolis National Heritage Area.

Member Discussion | Working in the 21st Century

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

Members are invited to a talk featuring author Mark Larson, Chicago Tribune columnist Rick Kogan, and CHM chief historian and director of the Studs Terkel Center for Oral History Peter T. Alter.

Experience History Together

Experience History Together

Adult Group Tours

Stories are always better when shared! Whether you are a professional tour operator, group planner, or you simply have a lot of friends and family, we have an experience for you. Customized itineraries, Museum tours, and city tours are just some of the ways in which we can specialize your group’s visit.

History Happy Hour 2/26/2019

Create Historic Moments

Create Historic Moments

Host an Event

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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