Now thru August 17, 2014
Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints tells the story of how African, European and indigenous cultural traditions have interacted over a period of more than 500 years to form the distinctive culture of the largest country in South America.
Now thru October 20, 2014
Commemorates 40th anniversaries of 1970's Saturday Morning cartoons that featured positive Black characters for the first time in history.
"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.