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Civic Season | Partner Event

Partner Event | Juneteenth: Celebrating Freedom

Wed. June 19, 10:00 AM

We’re excited to be a part of the DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center’s Juneteenth celebration!

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SOLD OUT! Author Talk | Siobhan Moroney, “Chicagoland Dream Houses”

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

Professor Siobhan Moroney of Lake Forest College discusses her new book Chicagoland Dream Houses: How a Mid-Century Architecture Competition Reimagined the American Home. The program begins with a CHM member-exclusive book signing, followed by the public author talk.

SOLD OUT! Member Event | House History Workshop

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

CHM members and Historical Alliance are invited to join director of research and access Ellen Keith and reference librarian Maggie Cusick as they demonstrate the process of conducting research on your house’s history.

Walking Tour | Pilsen Murals

National Museum of Mexican Art 1852 W. 19th St., Chicago, IL

Experience the grandness of Pilsen’s murals with poet and multidisciplinary artist Luis Tubens. The public art on railroad viaducts, buildings, and doors shows an evolution of the community’s Mexican identity, heritage, and activism.

Guild Event | L Car No. 1 First Look

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

Join the Guild to receive an exclusive first look at the new renovations of the car that took guests to the 1893 world’s fair.

SOLD OUT! Author Talk | Vanity Project by Dave Thomas

Woman’s Athletic Club 626 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL

The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum invites you to a rare and intimate evening with Dave Thomas, one of the fashion world's most in-demand celebrity stylists, as he discusses his book Vanity Project: A Tale of Fashion and Celebrity Styled.

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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