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Out at CHM Explores Art, AIDS and Activism

02/23/2017

The Chicago History Museum’s LGBTQ Series Draws Inspiration from Chicago Exhibitions CHICAGO – Discover how art was used to speak out about the AIDS pandemic, advocate for its victims and critique public response to this health crisis at the Chicago History Museum’s Out at CHM program, “Art, AIDS, and Activism in Chicago.” The program takes More

African American Police League Records Detail Chicago’s Troublesome Past

02/10/2017

Chicago History Museum Documents Now Accessible to Public CHICAGO – The Chicago History Museum has opened records for research from the African American Police League (AAPL), an organization that advocated for fair treatment and the advancement of African American police officers in the late 1960s and early 1970s. “Given continuing concerns about policing in Chicago, More

The Museum Extends Tuesday Late Night Hours

01/23/2017

Free Admission for Illinois Residents Tuesdays from 12:30 to 7:30 p.m. CHICAGO – Are you ready for a historic evening? The Chicago History Museum extends its regular Tuesday hours and offers FREE admission to Illinois residents from 12:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. “The Museum is pleased to offer extended late night hours on Tuesday nights More

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

Lyric Unlimited and the Museum present: Chicago Voices TALK!

01/01/2017

Tickets now on sale for three exciting panel discussions and live performance events exploring Chicago’s vocal history! Chicago – Lyric Unlimited and the Chicago History Museum present Chicago Voices TALK, a series of three panel discussions and live performances commemorating Chicago’s colorful vocal history and the pioneers who have contributed to the city’s gospel, classical More

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