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

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.

Explore Events & Exhibitions

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

Mon 27

Remembering Killing Fields Exhibit

April 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - April 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Mon 27

D-Day Warriors: American Indians in the Military

September 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - February 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 28


January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu 30
Feb 04

My America: Pablo Cartaya

February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Feb 05

My America: Layla Saad

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Feb 06

Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


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


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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