The DuSable Museum of African American History

Event Highlights

The DuSable Museum of African American History is a Proud Member of Museum Campus South!

January 29, 2016

Museum Campus South is a collection of seven museums located in the heart of Chicago’s mid-South Side including the DuSable Museum of African American History. Located in the heart of culturally vibrant mid-South Chicago.

Images from our FIRST-EVER DuSable Museum RadioThon!

January 27, 2016

See selections of photos from the 2016 ‪#‎JoinDuSable‬ ‪#‎Radiothon‬ @‪#‎WVON1690‬. Photo stream here:

Friends of the DuSable Museum

January 1, 2016

The DuSable Museum of African American History partners with the following organizations to develop sustainable Museum programming in the Chicago community

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.

2015 A Night Of 100 Stars

February 19, 2015

On Saturday, March 28, 2015, the DuSable Museum of African American History will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of one of Chicago’s most popular social events, the “A Night Of 100 Stars” Gala.


February 16, 2015

Kenyan-born Peres Owino explores, a tension that exists between Africans and African Americans.

AACM in Conversation

January 12, 2015

“AACM in Conversation…with the Founding Members” in conjunction with our current exhibition ‘Free at First’- The Evolution of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians.