The DuSable Museum of African American History

Upcoming Events

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“Adapting Native Son: A Conversation”

October 9, 2014

Featuring distinguished guest lecturers – Arnold Rampersad, Melissa Barton PhD, and Nambi Kelley. Moderated by Kenneth W. Warren. More »

The DuSable Museum presents the “Southside Premier” of “FINDING FELA”

October 17, 2014

A compelling and unforgettable look at life of Fela Kuti. "Fela’s message is as current today as it was decades ago" More »

The Harlem Fine Arts Show, Opening Night Reception, “African Americans in Finance”

October 30, 2014

Proceeds from the Reception will benefit two historic Chicago African American Institutions . . . More »

Art, Wine, and Entertainment : The Masquerade

October 31, 2014

Prepare yourself for a night of interactive art demonstrations, magic, costume, wine and music in a way you’ve never imagined. More »

In Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates

November 13, 2014

Here at the DuSable Museum we hail Coates as a “young James Baldwin of the hip hop generation” More »

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Special Events

Special museum events held throughout the year.

11 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.

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Lectures & Workshops

Attend lectures and workshops held by distinguished guests.

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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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