The DuSable Museum of African American History

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25 to Life at the DuSable Museum

December 1, 2014

Feature length documentary about William Brawner, a young man who kept his HIV status a secret for over twenty-five years. More »

Missing Pages Lecture Series

Now thru March 2015.

Lecturers from history, politics, culture and social sciences More »

Economic Vestiges of Enslavement

December 4, 2014

Lecturer: Dr. Authens (Asantewaa) Oppong Wadie, DePaul University and Concordia University, Missing Pages Lecture Series More »

The 21st Annual Holiday Glitz Benefit Gala

December 14, 2014

The DuSable Women’s Board is a group of women who are dedicated to increase memberships, awareness, and support of the museum. More »

Lecture by Art Burton, “THE BLACK WEST – Cowboys, Outlaws and Lawmen”

January 15, 2015

Art T. Burton has spent the better part of 20 years reclaiming the heritage of African Americans in the American West. More »

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Special Events

Special museum events held throughout the year.

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Book Signings

Meet well-known African American authors at our book signing events.

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Watch various films about African American history and culture.

2 Upcoming Events

Lectures & Workshops

Attend lectures and workshops held by distinguished guests.

4 Upcoming Events

Musical Performances

Enjoy musical performances and concerts held at the museum.

1 Upcoming Event

Youth Programs

Educational events and programs geared towards children.

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