Now thru January 4, 2015
The DuSable Museum of African American History is honored to present one of the most important exhibitions it has ever displayed, “Spirits of the Passage: The Story of the Transatlantic Slave Trade,” which explores the power of the human spirit.
"Red, White, Blue & Black," highlights the robust collection of militaria from the DuSable Museum’s permanent collection.
Featuring more than 150 artifacts, objects, campaign memorabilia and even archival footage!
Africa Speaks to showcase the diverse people and cultures and countries in Africa; Includes pieces collected over the past four decades totaling some 2,000 plus traditional and contemporary African artifacts
Carvings illustrate 400 years of African American history including such notable figures such as Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. DuBois, Mary Mcleod Bethune, and such historic events as the 1831 Nat Turner led slave revolt.
Contemporary-style mosaic murals by Chicago artist Thomas Miller feature portraits of the eight founders of the DuSable Museum of African American History.
Free Web Exhibition: civilwarinart.org is an exciting new website for teachers and students to see and learn about the issues, events, and people connected to the Civil War. Visit. Explore. Discover.
If you didn't get to see the exhibition while it was at The DuSable Museum, experience it through this special microsite. Their exhibit included more than 90 paintings, sculptures, photographs, costumes, books and designs by the Tony Award winning director/choreographer/ artist/actor/author Geoffrey Holder and his award-winning wife, dancer/actress/choreographer Carmen DeLavallade.
The DuSable Mobile Museum offers an exciting experience that is both educational and entertaining.