One of our largest permanent installations ever highlighting a chronological interpretation of the African Diaspora
Featuring more than 150 artifacts, objects, campaign memorabilia and even archival footage!
If you didn't see the exhibition while it was at the DuSable Museum, experience it through this special microsite. Includes more than 90 paintings, sculptures, photographs, costumes, books and designs.
"Red, White, Blue & Black," highlights the robust collection of militaria from the DuSable Museum’s permanent collection.
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.
The DuSable Mobile Museum is a traveling, interactive exhibit which explores the life and times of Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, an African Haitian, who in 1779 became the first non-native person to establish a permanent settlement in Eschikagou, which we now call Chicago.
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.