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Out At CHM 2017 Series Kicks Off With Exploration of LGBTQ Bar and Club History

01/05/2017

Museum’s LGBTQ Series Celebrates 14 Years CHICAGO – Out at CHM, the Chicago History Museum’s annual three event series exploring LGBTQ issues, kicks off its fourteenth year of programming with “Our Bars: Community, Safety, Violence, Sex, and Activism,” an exploration of the movement that developed from LGBTQ bars and clubs. The program takes place on More

Museum Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

12/22/2016

Family-friendly day and Chicago Voices program commemorate the life of Dr. King CHICAGO – The Chicago History Museum presents “Martin Luther King Jr. Day,” a celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. King featuring music performances, craft activities, storytelling and more. The annual favorite family-friendly event takes place on Monday, January 16 from 10 More

IncentOvate Grant to Help Fund Museum’s Blues Exhibition

12/20/2016

Competitive Grants Totaling $550,000 Awarded to Eight Cultural Projects in Chicago The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce its 2016/2017 IncentOvate Program grant recipients: the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the Chicago History Museum, Chicago Public Media, Illinois Humanities, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the National Museum of Mexican More

Chicago History Museum a Recipient of Inauguaral NEH Humanities Access Grant

12/09/2016

New Grant Program Supports Humanities Programming for Young People, Communities of Color, and the Economically Disadvantaged WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 15, 2016) — This week the National Endowment for the Humanities announced the first recipients of its new Humanities Access grant. 34 institutions and organizations will receive a total of $3,000,000 in matching funds to support More

Chicago Relived the Thirties for Prohibition-Themed Celebration

12/06/2016

Guests enjoyed music of the era, Templeton Rye craft cocktails and more at Chicago History Museum On Thursday, December 1, 2016 the Chicago History Museum toasted the 83rd anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition with 1930s inspired music, dancing, cocktails, history and more at the annual Prohibition-era themed event The Last Speakeasy: On the Eve More

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