The DuSable Museum of African American History

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The Harlem Fine Arts Show Opening Night!

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 »

Founder’s Day

November 2, 2014

Spend the day at The DuSable Museum as we celebrate the birthday of our founder, Dr. Margaret Burroughs. 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.

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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.

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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.

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Youth Programs

Educational events and programs geared towards children.

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