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Free Event | Lecture

Lecture | Finding Purpose Through Intersectional Student Activism

Sat. June 8, 1:30 PM

Join us as Pemon Rami, a Chicago native and Black culture advocate, shares about his decades-long and multifaceted activism for Black lives. During this engaging and informative talk, hear about

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Photo of Pemon Rami speaking while students stage funeral procession to Board of Education

Event Series NASCAR

NASCAR Chicago Street Race Pop-Up

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

The NASCAR Chicago Street Race and the Chicago History Museum have teamed up for a limited time pop-up experience showcasing the history of racing in Chicago and highlighting last year’s inaugural 2023 Chicago Street Race located in the entry hall of the Museum.

Walking Tour | Glitterati on the Gold Coast

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

Join a CHM History Buff volunteer guide and whisk away to a time when Chicago’s rich and famous caroused on the coast.

Historical Alliance | Paper Conservation Lab Tour

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

Historical Alliance donors are invited to tour our Paper Conservation Lab with CHM conservator for paper and photographs Liz Sorokin!

Summer Screenings | All of a Sudden

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

The Chicago History Museum is excited to be a host again for Summer Screenings, Cinema/Chicago’s annual free film series!

Lecture | Finding Purpose Through Intersectional Student Activism

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

Mr. Rami had a front-row seat to a who’s who of literary, political, entertainment, and civil rights icons who changed the course of history for Black people in this country. Join us as Pemon Rami, a Chicago native and Black culture advocate, shares about his decades-long and multifaceted activism for Black lives. During this engaging … Learn More

The Costume Council Presents: A Presentation by Tziporah Salamon

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

Join the Costume Council for a special presentation featuring style icon Tziporah Salamon. The Art of Dressing author profiles the chicest and most celebrated older women of today, showcasing their wardrobes and revealing the contents of their closets, while imparting practical tips on how to put together beautiful outfits. Schedule 5:30 p.m. – Costume Council … Learn More

Summer Screenings | Perfect 10

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

The Chicago History Museum is excited to be a host again for Summer Screenings, Cinema/Chicago’s annual free film series!

Partner Event | A Salute to Dave Truitt

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

The Chicago History Museum cordially invites you to the inaugural presentation of the John Callaway Documentary Award to Dave Truitt for his commitment to documentaries that celebrate and preserve the history of Illinois, Chicago, and the surrounding area.

Member Event | History of Motorsports

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

CHM members are invited to a panel discussion with guests such as sports journalists, Stan Kalwasinski, Shermann “Dilla” Thomas, and more!

Summer Screenings | Lies We Tell

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

The Chicago History Museum is excited to be a host again for Summer Screenings, Cinema/Chicago’s annual free film series!

Walking Tour | Glitterati on the Gold Coast

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

Join a CHM History Buff volunteer guide and whisk away to a time when Chicago’s rich and famous caroused on the coast.

Experience History Together

Experience History Together

Adult Group Tours

Stories are always better when shared! Whether you are a professional tour operator, group planner, or you simply have a lot of friends and family, we have an experience for you. Customized itineraries, Museum tours, and city tours are just some of the ways in which we can specialize your group’s visit.

History Happy Hour 2/26/2019

Create Historic Moments

Create Historic Moments

Host an Event

Sip cocktails next to one of Chicago’s first “L” cars. Dance the night away against a backdrop of Lincoln Park’s lush gardens. Celebrate your life-changing moments in a place dedicated to embracing memories.

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