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THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY CLOSING

The DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center will be closed Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 24) and the day after Thanksgiving (Nov. 25).

CONGRATULATIONS TO JUDGE KETANJI BROWN JACKSON

The DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center congratulates Judge Ketanji Brown-Jackson The first Black woman to be confirmed as a United States Supreme Court Justice. This is not only a groundbreaking, historic moment for the nation and one of immense pride for Black Americans, but indeed for all women and every American who believes in justice, democracy, and our progress towards a more perfect union.

COVID-19 GUIDELINES

We look forward to your visit to the DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center! The health and safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers is our top priority. Effective immediately all visitors ages five and up will be required to wear masks upon entrance into the Museum.

Upcoming Events

Come and experience some of Chicago’s top jazz artists performing live with a band every Wednesday at the DuSable Museum Roundhouse Plaza.

 

DOORS OPEN: 5pm SHOW: 6pm until 8pm

Details:

FOOD/DRINKS: You can bring own food. No outside Beverages

RAIN: Show will either be rescheduled or moved indoor to DuSable Auditorium

PARKING: Street Parking or University of Chicago Medical Parking Garage B at 5631 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

Thank you to our sponsors: DuSable Museum, Walgreens, PNC, South Side Jazz Coalition, Tito’s, and Uncle Nearest to make DuSummer Jazz 2022 a huge success!

***WDCB 90.9 FM Public Radio is the Official Media Sponsor of DuJazz***

RUTH CARTER FILM SERIES

October / November 2022

5:30 PM Screening Time

Location – IBLA

 

October 13, 2022                      Amistad                                   Two Hours & 35 minutes

A 1997 American historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the events in 1839 aboard the Spanish slave ship La Amistad, during which Mende tribesmen abducted for the slave trade managed to gain control of their captors’ ship off the coast of Cuba, and the international legal battle that followed their capture by the Washington, a U.S. revenue cutter. The case was ultimately resolved by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1841.

The DuSable Museum is proud of its diverse holdings that number more than 15,000 pieces and include paintings, sculpture, print works and historical memorabilia. Special exhibitions, workshops and lectures are featured to highlight works by particular artists, historical events or collections on loan from individuals or institutions.

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