The DuSable Museum of African American History

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Question Bridge: A Dialogue Amongst Black Men

April 24, 2014

Window onto complex and often unspoken dialogue of African Americans. “Blackness” ceases to be a simple, monochromatic concept. More »

Question Bridge: Black Males - Mother to Son: A Frank Discussion and Letters of Love

May 1, 2014

"Question Bridge: Black Males, opens a window onto the complex and often unspoken dialogue among African American men" More »

An Evening with Jazz Great - Kahil El Zabar

May 10, 2014

Includes Performance by The Ethnic Heritage Ensemble featuring Kahil El Zabar, Corey Wilkes, Ernest Dawkins! More »


May 16, 2014

A.W.E: DU YOU! Encourage the artist within yourself and participate in “hands on” artistic demonstrations. More »

A Celebration of Yemanjá

May 23, 2014

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition - Bandits & Heroes, Poets and Saints More »

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Special Events

Special museum events held throughout the year.

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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.

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Lectures & Workshops

Attend lectures and workshops held by distinguished guests.

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Musical Performances

Enjoy musical performances and concerts held at the museum.

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Youth Programs

Educational events and programs geared towards children.

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