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Share Your Story as a Corporate or Individual Sponsor

Sponsors make it possible for thousands of families, school children, and researchers to benefit from our programs and exhibitions each year. We welcome your involvement in the areas listed below and look forward to a prolonged, mutually rewarding partnership.

Benefits of Sponsorship

Sponsorship of public programs, educational programs, exhibitions, and events at the Chicago History Museum offers creative and cost-effective strategies to meet corporate objectives. As a Sponsor, you can strengthen and enhance visibility of your brand in the following ways:

  • Sponsor recognition on advertising and in PR efforts
  • Sponsor recognition in the Museum’s publications and on the website
  • Hospitality benefits for entertaining clients and guests, such as annual memberships, VIP admission passes, tickets to special events and programs, and discounted use of the Museum’s event space
  • Onsite sampling and signage opportunities
  • Mention in the Museum’s annual report

Our sponsorship programs are individually customized to meet your specific marketing goals while maintaining the Museum’s mission. Please contact us to learn more.

Featured Sponsorship Opportunities

The Museum offers many different opportunities for individual or corporate sponsorship; review your options below!

Spies, Traitors, and Saboteurs: Fear And Freedom in America

Opening April 8, 2017



Spring 2017
Teen Education Program
Ten teams of aspiring teen designers from across the Chicago area challenge themselves and each other in this three-month design competition.

Chicago Hot Dog Fest

August 2017
A celebration of Chicago’s favorite food, hosted by the Chicago History Museum.

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