The DuSable Museum of African American History

Upcoming Events

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Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Road Show

September 21, 2014

Participants in connecting their personal history to the larger historical narrative of Chicago and the nation More »

Museum Day Live! 2014

September 27, 2014

A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket More »

“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 »

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 »

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Special Events

Special museum events held throughout the year.

12 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.

3 Upcoming Events

Lectures & Workshops

Attend lectures and workshops held by distinguished guests.

3 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.

1 Upcoming Event