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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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Come see Award-winning documentary Film Finding Cleveland with the Chinese American Museum of Chicago! FINDING CLEVELAND has touched audiences across the U.S. with its emotionally compelling story of Baldwin Chiu's search for answers about his grandfather that leads to Cleveland, Mississippi. Watch as his family has miraculous encounters & learn about the little known history of Chinese immigrants in the segregated South. Followed by special presentation & Q&A with director-Larissa Lam LARISSA LAM is a filmmaker and music composer from…Find out more »
COME SEE THIS AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY FILM FINDING CLEVELAND has touched audiences across the U.S. with its emotionally compelling story of Baldwin Chiu’s search for answers about his grandfather that leads to Cleveland, Mississippi. Watch as his family has miraculous encounters & learn about the little known history of Chinese immigrants in the segregated South. LARISSA LAM is a filmmaker and music composer from Los Angeles. She has been a keynote speaker at numerous events and universities such as TEDx, Yale,…Find out more »
Saturdays 11am-12pm; Sundays 12:30pm-1:30pm Free with admission! Each month, the Mitchell Museum offers family crafts appropriate for all ages that focus on a specific theme in Native American cultures. In November, you can explore traditional housing! You’ll craft a mini tipi, igloo, or wigwam to take home. All crafts come with cultural background so you can learn while you craft!Find out more »
The National Indo-American Museum invites you to come spend an evening of Glazzle at our annual Gala on Sunday, November 10, 2019, with our guest of honor, Indra Nooyi, at the Westin, Lombard. NIAM’s 2019 GALA promises an action packed agenda featuring a limited capacity private reception, a cocktail hour, incredible silent auction items, lavish raffles prizes and so much more…. Of course, the evening would not be complete without an acclaimed musical performance followed by a lavish dinner spread.…Find out more »