Pioneering authentic and thought-provoking programs that connect, support and promote a more diverse and inclusive Chicago.

World Dumpling Fest returns September 29th at Navy Pier! Learn more about how you can participate in this annual celebration of culture.

Alliance Programs

Our public programs invite Chicago residents and visitors to explore the city’s neighborhoods through interactive and meaningful cross-cultural experiences such as our Inherit Chicago Festival, World Dumpling Festival, and Stories of Im/Migration: Chicago.

INHERIT CHICAGO

Inherit Chicago begins October 1st! This month-long festival of intercultural art, ideas and performance at neighborhood heritage institutions. It is the first and only intercultural festival that highlights the rich diversity across the city’s neighborhoods, and promotes cultural and community understanding.

World Dumpling fest

World Dumpling Fest celebrates diverse cultures throughout Chicago and the world with cultural performance, art, and of course, dumplings!

Explore Events & Exhibitions

Vibrant, engaging, and meaningful experiences that champion cultural heritage and encourage intercultural collaboration.

Mon 22

George Kokines: Layers Revealed

September 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - July 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Mon 22

Remembering Killing Fields Exhibit

April 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - April 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Mon 22

Summer German Language Classes

May 5 @ 9:00 am - July 31 @ 10:00 am
Mon 22

Late Bloomers Art Exhibition

May 26 @ 4:00 pm - July 31 @ 7:00 pm
Mon 22

Raw Reckoning Exhibit

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - August 4 @ 9:00 pm
Mon 22

Ivan Marchuk: World-renowned weaver of polarities

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - August 18 @ 10:00 pm
Mon 22

Polish Chicago 1850-1939

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 23

Polish Chicago 1850-1939

July 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 24

Polish Chicago 1850-1939

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 24

Raw Reckoning Exhibit

July 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Membership

Creating new and unique connections that amplify voices and ideas across Chicago’s cultural heritage institutions.

Support

Our programming explores and validates new models for cross-cultural engagement that combats indifference and creates opportunities to increase investments back into neighborhoods and communities.

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