The DuSable Museum of African American History

Freedom, Resistance, and the Journey Toward Equality
Featured Exhibit Freedom, Resistance, and the Journey Toward Equality

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  • The DuSable Masterworks Collection Series I: Paintings Now thru January 16, 2017

    Included in the exhibition are paintings by Henry Ossawa Tanner, William A. Harper, William Edouard Scott and Archibald Motley, Jr., among others. This unique, diverse and beautiful collection of work is the first in a series which will allow visitors to engage with the DuSable Museum’s world-class Fine Arts Collection. More »

  • “Reflections” by Terrence A. Reese (TAR)

    Reflections is an intimate collection of documentary-style photographs of iconic African-Americans whose careers and contributions have addressed the fundamental political, social, and economic barriers and divides that has plagued our country while achieving some of the most highest honors and accolades as an instrument to social change and racial empowerment. More »

  • DRAPETOMANIA: Grupo Antillano and the Art of Afro-Cuba Now thru October 16, 2016

    Drapetomanía is a tribute to Grupo Antillano (1978-1983), a suppressed visual arts and cultural movement that privileged the importance of African and Afro-Caribbean influences in the formation of the Cuban nation. Grupo Antillano valiantly proclaimed the centrality of African practices in national culture and saw their work as part of a diasporic conversation on art, race and colonialism. More »

  • A Slow Walk to Greatness: The Harold Washington Story

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

  • Geoffrey & Carmen: A Memoir in Four Movements (Web Exhibition)

    If you didn't see the exhibition while it was at the DuSable Museum, experience it through this unique microsite. Includes more than 90 paintings, sculptures, photographs, costumes, books, and designs. More »

2016 Sounds of History Jazz Line-up
Featured Event 2016 Sounds of History Jazz Line-up
June 15, 2016

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