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