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Members’ Bus Tour

Join Peter T. Alter, CHM chief historian and director of the Studs Terkel Center of Oral History, for a members-only tour of American Medina, then travel by bus to the Sabeel Center in Des Plaines, Illinois, for a tour of America-to-Zanzibar: Exhibit of Muslim Cultures with its director, K. Rizwan Kadir. Discover why Chicago is More


Members’ Celebration of American Medina: Stories of Muslim Chicago

Learn about the development of American Medina, which began as an oral history project, from its curator, Peter T. Alter. The celebration will include live music, food, drinks, and staff available in the exhibition to answer your questions. More Information coming soon about our newest exhibit American Medina: Stories of Muslim Chicago Free, RSVP required More


Members’ Opening Weekend of American Medina: Stories of Muslim Chicago

Members get priority access to our new exhibition featuring oral histories collected from Chicago’s Muslim community. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity! More Information coming soon about our newest exhibit American Medina: Stories of Muslim Chicago Free, RSVP requested  


Members’ Pub Crawl

Old Town is home to some of the city’s most storied watering holes, such as Marge’s Still and Corcoran’s Grill & Pub. Join CHM assistant curator Julius L. Jones as he leads this walking tour of the neighborhood’s oldest taverns and bars. Participants must be 21+ and able to walk 1 mile total. Beverages are More


Chicago Men’s Fashion Awards

Join the Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum for the 4th annual Chicago Men’s Fashion Awards. Meet Chicago’s Most Stylish men and enjoy a fashionable evening of fun! #chicagomensfashionawards #chicagosbestdressedmen #chmcostumecouncil Co-Chairs: Courtney Hopkins, David Mordini Event Committee: Michael Anderson, Pawel Drozda, Dustin Erikstrup, Peggy Martay, John Rogers, Thierry Roger, Karen Zupko Event Information Date: Tuesday, September 17 Venue: Louis Vuitton Michigan Ave, More


Chicago History Cruise

Learn about the growth and transformation of the city’s skyline on this leisurely river cruise. Through exclusive access to images from the Museum’s archive, participants gain unique perspectives into Chicago then and now. *Meet at Chicago Line Cruises, 465 North McClurg Court. Tours depart promptly and run approximately 90 minutes. Boarding begins thirty minutes prior More

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