The DuSable Museum of African American History

Upcoming Events

Featured Events

LECTURE: “Stealing the Show”, by Miriam Petty

January 29, 2015

Presented by Miriam Petty, Assistant Professor in Radio/Television/Film and African American Studies More »

Missing Pages Lecture Series

Now thru March 2015.

Lecturers from history, politics, culture and social sciences More »

AACM in Conversation

February 6, 2015

Features distinguished musicians and members Kelan Phil Cohran and Muhal Richard Abrams moderated by Professor George E. Lewis More »

Considering the complex history of the13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

February 21, 2015

In conjunctions with, "The Substance of Things Hoped for: the Complicated and Inspired History Behind the 13th Amendment" More »

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Special Events

Special museum events held throughout the year.

8 Upcoming Events

Book Signings

Meet well-known African American authors at our book signing events.

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Watch various films about African American history and culture.

1 Upcoming Event

Lectures & Workshops

Attend lectures and workshops held by distinguished guests.

4 Upcoming Events

Musical Performances

Enjoy musical performances and concerts held at the museum.

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Youth Programs

Educational events and programs geared towards children.

1 Upcoming Event