The DuSable Museum of African American History

DuSable Day! Celebrate the “Founder of Chicago”!

DuSable Day! Celebrate the “Founder of Chicago”!

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Marking Chicago’s 175th birthday, and in honor of Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, this day long celebration features:

  • Haitian, African, and Native American Drumming Ceremonies
  • The Lira Ensemble’s African American/Polish American Concert
  • Multi-Cultural Dance and Musical Performances
  • Arts Workshops
  • Distinguished Speakers
  • Interactions with Historical Characters including: Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, his wife Kittahawa, and Potawatomi Tribesmen

DuSable Bust Sculpture by Erik Blome