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Chicago Men’s Fashion Awards Celebrate City’s Best-Dressed Men


Third Annual Event Presented by the Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum CHICAGO (July 24, 2018) The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum celebrates the most stylish men in Chicago at the third annual Chicago Men’s Fashion Awards on Wednesday, September 12. Join co-hosts celebrity stylist Eric Himel and award-winning Chicago journalist Darlene More

New Display Celebrates 50 Years of the Special Olympics


Special Olympics Chicago Athletes to Visit Display on Tuesday, June 19 The Chicago History Museum’s new display celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics, a worldwide movement of human inclusion and equality that began in Chicago. The very first international Special Olympics Games were held at Soldier Field on July 20, 1968, and had More

City-Wide Summer Tours Explore Chicago’s History


The Chicago History Museum Presents Unique Explorations of the City The Chicago History Museum presents city-wide tours that explore Chicago’s rich history all-summer long.  From neighborhood walks to river cruises, these summer tours offer a variety of ways to experience the city’s iconic and unexpected stories. “We encourage Chicagoans to take advantage of the summer More

Chicago Hot Dog Fest Returns to Lincoln Park


Celebrate the City’s Favorite Food with the Chicago History Museum Take a bite out of Chicago history at the sixth annual Chicago Hot Dog Fest, presented by the Chicago History Museum. The Chicago-style hot dog is a quintessential part of Chicago’s storied history – celebrating its premiere at the 1893 World’s Fair 125 years ago, More

Celebration of 125th Anniversary of 1893 World’s Fair


Evening event presented by the Chicago History Museum in collaboration with Lake Forest College The Chicago History Museum celebrates the 125 anniversary of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition with an evening event featuring historic parlor music, food from the era and a historic presentation. The event is presented in partnership with Lake Forest College and More

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