Developed by a team of museum and library professionals, historians, and teachers, this unique website connects elementary and high school students to the issues, events, and people of the era . . .
AFRICOBRA in Chicago is a linked series of exhibitions and public programs focusing on the Chicago artist group AFRICOBRA (African Commune Of Bad Relevant Artists)
See what's happening behind the scenes at the DuSable Museum. Check out highlights from this year and get a glimpse of some very exciting programming that is in the future.
Harold Washington became the first African-American Mayor of Chicago, serving from 1983 until his death in 1987 -- we will discuss and reflect on ground breaking moments in his mayoral career.
"a signature celebration of African American achievement, the Gala salutes African American individuals who ..." April 13, 2013
Now through May 5, 2013
Join us for an in depth discussion with renowned scholar, author, historian Lerone Bennett, Jr. as he interprets, evaluates, and “breaks down” the political and moral debates concerning the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation (1862), the Emancipation Proclamation (1863), the Thirteenth Amendment (1865), and their aftermaths 150+ years later.
"A moving story of an African American family facing the challenge of bipolar disorder, provides insight into family dynamics ..."
The Women’s Board of the DuSable Museum of African American History cordially invites you to the 19th Annual Holiday Glitz Benefit Gala!
DuSable Museum Members may now take advantage of very special discounts on a production of “Jitney”!
Save $15 on, "Jitney", now playing at Court Theatre. Get your tickets today!