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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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Upcoming lecture by Dr. Greg Carr' Chair and Professor of African Studies at Howard University. Dr. Carr will lecture on "A Tribute To Dr. Carter G Woodson and The Continuing Challenges of Miseducation." This is a Black History Month Kick Off Program that is aimed at inspiring African people in America to revitalize our Movement to study, research, write and teach African history from an African Centered perspective. Dr. Woodson made profound contributions to our project of reclaiming African history…Find out more »
In conjunction with AWM’s special exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today, we present a series of conversations with leading contemporary writers about their latest work and their thoughts on themes of identity, home, belonging and the meaning of what it is to be American. Join us in welcoming bestselling author and actor PABLO CARTAYA, who’ll discuss what it’s like writing as a Cuban-American and his newest book, Each Tiny Spark, a deeply moving middle grade novel about a…Find out more »
In conjunction with our special exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today, we present a series of conversations with leading contemporary writers about their latest work and their thoughts on themes of identity, home, belonging and the meaning of what it is to be American. Join us in welcoming speaker, writer, podcaster and racial justice advocate LAYLA SAAD, whose hit workbook Me and White Supremacy teaches people how to dismantle privilege within themselves so they can stop (even unconsciously)…Find out more »
Filmmaker FREDERICK LEWIS presents his feature length documentary Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond The Mask, a film about the life and legacy of the first African American writer to gain international fame. Lewis will introduce the film and lead a post-screening discussion. About Paul Laurence Dunbar: Born to former slaves in Dayton, Ohio, where he was boyhood friends with the Wright Brothers, Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) is best remembered for his poem “We Wear The Mask” and for lines from “Sympathy”…Find out more »
Join DANK Haus for their German History course Konflikt, Kultur & Kabarett In Weimar, 1919 to 1933! Over 16 weeks, they will be studying the tumultuous Weimar period in Germany from the culture of Kabarett to the political conditions that led to the rise of the Nazi Party.Find out more »