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Free Event | Lecture

Lecture | Finding Purpose Through Intersectional Student Activism

Sat. June 8, 1:30 PM

Join us as Pemon Rami, a Chicago native and Black culture advocate, shares about his decades-long and multifaceted activism for Black lives. During this engaging and informative talk, hear about

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Photo of Pemon Rami speaking while students stage funeral procession to Board of Education

SOLD OUT – Film Screening | “Macked, Hammered, Slaughtered, & Shafted”

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

Join us for a screening followed by a conversation with the film's writer and director, David F. Walker, and Chicago theater director, educator, and author Pemon Rami on the legacy of blaxploitation film today and Chicago’s early participation in race films.

Family Event | Black History Month

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

Celebrate the history and contributions of this vital third of our Chicago’s population through activities that center on this year’s theme of “African Americans and the Arts.”

Partner Event | Navroz, Embracing New Beginnings

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

Experience this festival of renewal as the Ismaili Council for the Midwestern US hosts a celebration featuring live performances, storytelling, and music.

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.

Guild Event | Badass Women of Chicago History

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

Speaker Amanda Scotese, founder and executive director of Chicago Detours, tells the stories of six inspiring women who broke down barriers and made Chicago history.

SOLD OUT! Partner Event | A Day of Dialogue

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

Presented in partnership with the Polish American Historical Association and the Polish Museum of America, join us for an exciting symposium delving into Chicago's Polish history.

Film Screening | “Priority Mail”

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

Presented by City Bricks Project, join us for a screening of Priority Mail, followed by a Q&A and discussion with the filmmaker, Khosro Adam Beik, and other special guests.

Commemorative Day | Women’s History Month

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

Join us as we celebrate the contributions women have made to Chicago’s history and current landscape.

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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