Delve into Chicago history from wherever you are! Our new exclusive lectures can be enjoyed from the comfort of your home, your virtual office, or incorporated into your next virtual event.
Through the use of technology, we’re telling stories about the city’s past in compelling and innovative ways to an even broader audience. Chicago History Museum curatorial staff will take you through some of Chicago’s defining moments in history through the lens of its tragedies, triumphs, social justice, and diverse populations. These private sessions include a 30-minute lecture by one of our experts followed by a Q&A.
THE EXPERTS & THEIR TOPICS
Peter T. Alter is the Museum’s chief historian and director of the Studs Terkel Center for Oral History. In his role as the chief historian, he works on exhibitions and online projects and teaches in DePaul University’s public history program. As the director of the Studs Terkel Center for Oral History, he develops new Museum oral history projects.
Julius L. Jones is an assistant curator at the Chicago History Museum. He is committed to using technology to tell new and inclusive stories about the past in compelling and innovative ways. Julius develops exhibition content, conducts research, seeks new acquisitions, and speaks on a variety of Chicago history topics.
Brittany Hutchinson is an assistant curator at the Chicago History Museum. She specializes in telling Chicago’s diverse stories through the interpretation of material culture and cultural history. Brittany develops exhibition content, conducts research, seeks new acquisitions, and speaks on a variety of Chicago history topics.
FOR MORE INFORMATION & GROUP PRICING
Please send in your request at least four weeks before the desired session date in order to ensure availability. This information can also be found on this downloadable flyer.