The DuSable Museum of African American History

Event Photos

2014 A Night of 100 Stars! (Gala)

2014 A Night of 100 Stars! (Gala) PHOTOS

2014 A Night of 100 Stars! (Red Carpet)

2014 A Night of 100 Stars (Red Carpet) PHOTOS

The MAAFA SERIES ENDS WITH CHICAGO

The MAAFA Journey ended with African American's life, tributes, and history in Chicago. Panelist included: Director of Education and Public Programming, Pemon Rami; Pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ, Dr. Rev. Otis Moss; and Scholar and Historian, Christopher R. Reed. It was a vibrant way to end the series. Photos by Ed Nightingale, Jr. PHOTOS

SUITE DUSABLE: VISION OF FAITH with Renee Baker

The Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable Day weekend was kicked off with a performance of "Suite DuSable: Vision of Faith" Composed and Conducted by Renee Baker. Photos by Duane Savage PHOTOS

MAAFA: NEW ORLEANS

The DuSable Museum, Illinois Amistad Commission, and Trinity United Church of Christ continued the MAAFA journey to New Orleans on Wednesday, Feb. 19th. with film and discussion led by Professor Jihad Muhammad & Masequa Myers Photos by Ed Nightingale, Jr. PHOTOS

POWER92 BlACK HISTORY CELEBRATION WITH JENNIFER HUDSON

POWER 92; SOUL106.3; and REJOICE 102 celebrated Black History Month at the DuSable Museum with Jennifer Hudson, Oakdale Covenant Church Youth Choir, On Air Personalities, and the Women of AKA giving tribute to the Black Sororities and Fraternities. Jennifer Hudson became a member of the DuSable Museum of African American History. Photos by Malrie Sonier PHOTOS

12 YEARS A SLAVE SCREENING AND DISCUSSION

Over 400 people came to the DuSable Museum to view the film "12 Years a Slave" and participate in the discussion lead by Prof. Vaun Monroe - Cinema Arts, Columbia College; and Dr. George Bailey - Dept. of English, Columbia College. Special thanks to Avis LaVelle and the Illinois Lottery for their support of the event. Photos by: Malrie Sonier PHOTOS

AWE: THE ART OF SENSUALITY

Valentine's Day was special at the DuSable Museum's "AWE: The Art of Sensuality" event. Great people, dancing, performances, art and wine. Were you here? PHOTOS

DuSable Museum Member’s Reception Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow

Reception for the exhibition "Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black College. University of Chicago Professor Darryl Heller spoke on the relationship between Blacks and Jews. PHOTOS

MAAFA: Haiti

MAAFA: The Journey Continues. The next stop on the journey was Haiti. The Chicago Haitian, African American communities, and the members of Trinity United Church of Christ participated in the documentary and Lecture on the Haitian Revolution and its impact on America and the world. Sunday, Feb 16 at Trinity United Church of Christ and Wednesday, Feb 19th at the DuSable Museum the journey continues in New Orleans. Photos by Ed Nightingale, Jr. PHOTOS

MAAFA - GHANA

The First of the MAAFA: African Holocaust Series (Ghana) happened on 2/5/14. PHOTOS

King Day 2014

King Day brought thousands of people to the DuSable Museum. It was a wonderful celebration of films, performances. exhibitions, Read On, arts and crafts. See photos from our King Day Celebration in January 2014 PHOTOS

Blacks and Jews Documentary Screening

See photos from the Blacks and Jews Documentary Screening in January 2014 PHOTOS

The DuSable Museum photo gallery

The DuSable Museum of African American History is using Facebook to share and archive selections of photographs for our events. Please view our photo gallery on the Facebook website. We encourage all visitors to like or friend The DuSable Museum and its staff on Facebook. Our photo albums can be found here, at the » The DuSable Museum Photo Gallery