2018 AWARDS GALA

October 12, 2018, 6PM – 11PM

MARRIOTT MARQUIS CHICAGO

2121 SOUTH PRAIRIE AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60616
HONOREES
Cicely L. Tyson
Oscar-nominated, Emmy and Tony award-winning actress
Vic Mensa
Producer, Writer, Artist
GALA Co-CHAIRS
Connie Lindsey & Lyle Logan

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Artist Talks at the DuSable “Trading Post”

Saturday, September 15th

Lowell Thompson Speaks – Author of Images of America, African American in Chicago

An Evening with Anthony Browder

September 22, 2018, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A Fundraiser Commemorating The First Decade of the ASA Restoration Project With Special Guests Gina Paige, President of African Ancestry Ka’Ba Akintunde, and Soul Singer Atlantis Browder.

The ASA Restoration Project is the first African American funded archeological excavation in Egypt and was named in honor of Asa G. Hilliard, III – world renowned educational psychologist and historian.

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ChangeFest

7th Annual International Social Change “ChangeFest” Film Festival with live performance from Leon + The Peoples

September 28th – 30th

Social Change is pleased to announce its 7th annual international film festival, “ChangeFest”, will take place at Chicago’s historic DuSable Museum from September 28 to 30.

The three-city festival’s mission is to curate a life-changing experience filled with film, fashion and fun that allows people of all generations, classes, ethnicities and nationalities to come together and see, hear and feel stories of hope and hardship from across the world .

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Artist Talks at the DuSable “Trading Post”

September 30, 2018, 1PM – 3PM

A Conversation with Ronald Barnes – Author of Practice What You Preach, Preach What You Practice

Home Tour for Art Collectors

THE LOVE AFFAIR CONTINUES
OPENING: October 13, 2018
Skylight Gallery of the DuSable Museum

The Love Affair Continues carries on the tradition of the Diasporal Rhythms Collectors’ Invitational. Every five years, members choose the cream of their respective collections for exhibition. This year’s exhibition opens October 13th at the DuSable Museum of African American History. To ensure a fresh crop of talent, emphasis was placed on newer artists not previously shown by DR. A panel of arts professionals juried the works, pairing down the selections into a cohesive body of work. Join us for a weekend of culture with the Arts Exhibition /Collectors Home Tour, October 13,2018 / Auction October 14, 2018.

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Adult Art Workshop Series:

PRINT. Sculpt. Write. Annotate History. Like Margaret

Dr. Burroughs used her art to address social justice issues of the day and to encourage black youth to appreciate their cultural heritage. Try your hand at the same with art and other activities that address social justice issues. In this installment of the series view some of Dr. Burroughs’s iconic linoleum cut prints then follow the instruction of the artist Dail Chambers to develop your own original linocut print.

Saturday October 20 | 1:00PM-3:00PM | DuSable Museum of African American History

Admission | FREE with Museum Admission| Click here to Register

ARCHIVAL WORKSHOP SERIES:

Auntie Bert & Uncle Bo on the 1s and 2s

Put on your “Black Power Best” and join our Chief Archivist Skyla Hearn and a special guest DJ for a Halloween edition of our archival workshop series. This sound inspired series joins the music of the movement with supportive archival documents from the DuSable Museum’s own collection.  This event is sure to excite your senses.

Tuesday October 30 | 6:00PM-9:00PM | DuSable Museum of African American History

Admission | $10 General Admission/$5 for Members | Click here to Register