The DuSable Museum of African American History

Upcoming Exhibits

Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: Popular Art of the Northeast of Brazil

Opens May 9, 2014

Organized by Con/Vida-Popular Arts of the Americas, in partnership with The Wright Museum, 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 this fascinating area of the largest country in South America.

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Animation Art from Classic Cartoons of ‘70s

Opens July 13, 2014

Commemorates 40th anniversaries of 1970's Saturday Morning cartoons that featured positive Black characters for the first time in history.