The DuSable Museum of African American History

Upcoming Events

Featured Events

Chicago Museum Week

From October 1–7, 2015

From culture to constellations, art to animals, this is your chance to experience some of Chicago’s most beloved institutions! More »

Freedom Stories: Contested Meanings of America’s Black Past with Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad

October 8, 2015

"We need in every bay and community a group of angelic troublemakers" Bayard Rustin More »

The Dr. Margaret Burroughs Scholarship Fund Application is Now Open!

October 16, 2015

Download the 2015 Scholarship Application Today! More »

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Special Events

Special museum events held throughout the year.

6 Upcoming Events

Book Signings

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

1 Upcoming Event


Watch various films about African American history and culture.

1 Upcoming Event

Lectures & Workshops

Attend lectures and workshops held by distinguished guests.

3 Upcoming Events

Musical Performances

Enjoy musical performances and concerts held at the museum.

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Youth Programs

Educational events and programs geared towards children.

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