The DuSable Museum of African American History

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Animation Art from Classic Cartoons of ‘70s
Featured Exhibit Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Animation Art from Classic Cartoons of ‘70s

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  • Spirits of the Passage: The Story of the Transatlantic Slave Trade Now thru January 15, 2015

    The DuSable Museum of African American History is honored to present one of the most important exhibitions it has ever displayed, “Spirits of the Passage: The Story of the Transatlantic Slave Trade,” which explores the power of the human spirit. The exhibition will open on September 19, 2014 and continue through January 4, 2015. More »

  • Red, White, Blue & Black: A History of Blacks in the Armed Services

    "Red, White, Blue & Black," highlights the robust collection of militaria from the DuSable Museum’s permanent collection. More »

  • A Slow Walk to Greatness: The Harold Washington Story

    Featuring more than 150 artifacts, objects, campaign memorabilia and even archival footage! More »

  • Africa Speaks

    Africa Speaks to showcase the diverse people and cultures and countries in Africa; Includes pieces collected over the past four decades totaling some 2,000 plus traditional and contemporary African artifacts More »

  • The Freedom Now Mural

    Carvings illustrate 400 years of African American history including such notable figures such as Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. DuBois, Mary Mcleod Bethune, and such historic events as the 1831 Nat Turner led slave revolt. More »

  • Thomas Miller Mosaics

    Contemporary-style mosaic murals by Chicago artist Thomas Miller feature portraits of the eight founders of the DuSable Museum of African American History. More »

Museum Day Live! 2014
Featured Event Museum Day Live! 2014
September 27, 2014

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