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! Every culture has a dumpling and here you can taste them all! Dumplings are served from neighborhood-based ethnic restaurants in and around Chicago. Purchase your tickets today!

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 September 29th with World Dumpling Fest! 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 23

Remembering Killing Fields Exhibit

April 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - April 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Mon 23

National Hispanic Heritage Month Tours

September 15 @ 1:30 pm - October 15 @ 4:00 pm
Mon 23

National Hispanic Heritage Month Tours

September 17 @ 1:30 pm - October 17 @ 4:00 pm
Mon 23

National Hispanic Heritage Month Tours

September 18 @ 1:30 pm - October 18 @ 4:00 pm
Mon 23

National Hispanic Heritage Month Tours

September 19 @ 1:30 pm - October 19 @ 4:00 pm
Mon 23

National Hispanic Heritage Month Tours

September 20 @ 1:30 pm - October 20 @ 4:00 pm
Mon 23

National Hispanic Heritage Month Tours

September 21 @ 1:30 pm - October 21 @ 4:00 pm
Tue 24

Polish Chicago 1850-1939

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 24

Travel Lecture

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue 24

National Hispanic Heritage Month Tours

September 24 @ 1:30 pm - October 24 @ 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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