The DuSable Museum of African American History

Event Highlights

The DuSable Museum of African American History Receives “IncentOvate” Grant

July 21, 2016

Awarded by Chicago Department Of Cultural Affairs & Special Events

The DuSable Museum of African American History Obtains Smithsonian Affiliation Status

March 25, 2016

The DuSable is now one of 2 Affiliates of Smithsonian Institution in Chicago. The partnership grants access to SI artifacts, research, traveling exhibits and more than 200 membership organizations

Perri Irmer, President, and CEO of the DuSable Museum receives Black History Month Vanguard Award!

February 26, 2016

“The Vanguard Awards Ceremony was created to spotlight individuals who have made a profound impact on African-American culture.”

The DuSable Museum is a Proud Member of Museum Campus South!

January 29, 2016

In the heart of Chicago’s mid-South Side!

Friends of the DuSable Museum

January 28, 2016

The following organizations help us to develop sustainable Museum programming.

Images from our FIRST-EVER DuSable Museum RadioThon!

January 27, 2016

Photos from the 2016 ‪#‎JoinDuSable‬ ‪#‎Radiothon‬ @‪#‎WVON1690‬. Photo stream here:

Holiday Schedule!

November 11, 2015

Please be advised of the following Holiday Hours and Closures . . .

41st Annual Arts & Crafts Festival

May 4, 2015

Connecting Black Art & History – Celebrating Excellence. FREE ADMISSIONS!

Join us for an improvisational mini concert by leading ladies of AACM!

May 3, 2015

Featured are musician/composers Ann Ward, Coco Elysses, Maia, Shanta Nurullah, Sherry Scott and Rita Warford and more.