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The following map represents the active consortium of 41 Chicago-area cultural heritage museums, centers and historical societies who span 28 neighborhoods and 7 suburbs in the Chicagoland area. Explore the rich culture of the city by visiting these locations! Click on the stars that represent Core Members and the diamonds that represent Partner Members for links to locations, hours and directions. All visitors are welcome!
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Visit the "Remembering Killing Fields Exhibit" with the National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial to learn about the 3 years, 8 months and 20 days, that led to more than two million Cambodians dying from ruthless slaughter, starvation, and disease. This exhibition honors not only those who died but also those who survived to keep their memory alive. Learn MoreFind out more »
Written and performed by Audrė Budrys Nakas, “As if in a story... Liūnė Sutema – woman and poet”, is the story of Zinaida Nagytė-Katiliškienė - poet Liūnė Sutema, who was born in Lithuania in 1927, but fled her native land during the Second World War. She lived most of her life in a small town outside of Chicago, longing for her homeland and turning her sorrow into brilliant poetry. Though Liūnė Sutema was awarded the Lithuanian National Prize for Culture and Arts…Find out more »
The award-winning Swedish quintet Jaerv, present an extroverted, vigorous and heartfelt folk music with influences from both jazz and pop music. Together, the five members have created a homogeneous, vivid sound that has established Jaerv on the folk music scene as well as in many other forums. Rooted in several different musical traditions, Jaerv offers a varied stage performance where vocal, five-voiced tunes blend in with energetic dances and free improvisations. Jaerv is an internationally well-known act and has toured…Find out more »