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.

World Dumpling fest

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

Conservation & Collections

The Conservation & Collections program works with our membership to ensure that cultural heritage collections, which tell the story of Chicago’s communities, remain properly conserved and accessible to the public.

Explore Events & Exhibitions

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

Tue 16

George Kokines: Layers Revealed

September 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - July 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 16

Remembering Killing Fields Exhibit

April 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - April 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Tue 16

Summer German Language Classes

May 5 @ 9:00 am - July 31 @ 10:00 am
Tue 16

Late Bloomers Art Exhibition

May 26 @ 4:00 pm - July 31 @ 7:00 pm
Tue 16

Raw Reckoning Exhibit

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - August 4 @ 9:00 pm
Tue 16

Ivan Marchuk: World-renowned weaver of polarities

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - August 18 @ 10:00 pm
Tue 16

Polish Chicago 1850-1939

July 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 16
Wed 17

Polish Chicago 1850-1939

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 17

Raw Reckoning Exhibit

July 17 @ 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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