The DuSable Museum of African American History

Educational Programs

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2015 Educator Guide

Educators Guide

Black History Month 2016

Black History Month

Legacy Portfolio

Education Portfolio


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Group Reservations

Group Field Trip

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The DuSable. Celebrating more than 50 Years!

Mission Statement

The DuSable Museum of African American History is dedicated to the Collection, Documentation, Preservation, Study and Dissemination of the History and Culture of Africans and Americans of African Descent.The DuSable carries out its mission through exhibitions, archives and a diverse array of educational and public programs designed to interpret and illuminate the Lives and Experiences of people of the African Diaspora for audiences of all ages. Making History Come Alive Through the Arts

Our new initiative for in school and afterschool programs includes:

  • Matinees at DuSable’s Illinois Black Legislators Auditorium
  • Touring Performances for assembly format programs in your school
  • Workshops for: teachers, students, parents and administrators
  • Artist-in-Residence Programs for the classroom
  • Special Teacher Training Seminars

All of our programs are offered to encourage experiential learning as well as creative and imaginative workshops and performance in the visual and performing arts. It is our intent to encourage your student’s imagination and their creativity as they learn history and culture. We want to help you meet the state mandates to teach African American History and what better way to do it than through the ARTS.

As you review this information, please keep in mind we are here to assist you. We encourage you to call us for any program that is of interest to you. In addition, we can tailor a program for you that will meet your needs.