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Chicago History Museum Partners with American Red Cross to Host Community Blood Drive

06/09/2020

The Chicago History Museum will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Monday, June 15th from 9 am – 3 pm at the museum. This partnership aligns directly with the museum’s commitment to serve Chicago and our surrounding communities. “The Chicago History Museum is committed to serving our communities during these More

The Chicago History Museum Launches Program to Collect COVID-19 History in Real Time

04/16/2020

The Chicago History Museum Launches Program to Collect COVID-19 History in Real Time Initiative Invites Community to Contribute Digital Records of Personal Stories and Experiences  The Chicago History Museum today announced a community-based initiative, “In This Together” to collect digital records that capture personal experiences during these uncertain times. In the midst of a global More

4.22 | 50 Years of Earth Day

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans voiced their demand for a healthy, sustainable environment in massive coast-to-coast rallies. In Chicago, thousands gathered in Civic Center Plaza (now the Richard J. Daley Center) and colleges, universities, and schools held demonstrations, protests, and talks opposing the deterioration of More

CHM at Home Families

The Chicago History Museum is here to support families during these uncertain times. We know that especially now, it is more vital than ever that we stay connected with one another and with our communities. We also know that you have a lot on your plate, answering your kids’ questions, filling their time, and supporting More

4.24 | Design It!

What would a modern world’s fair include? Be a designer and make a prototype of an invention you would display or create a map showing what your modern fair would offer. Share your inventions or maps on social media using the hashtag #CHMatHomeFamilies. What would a modern world’s fair include? Be a designer and make More

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