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DuSable Museum of African-American History

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  • A growing list of AACM celebrations

    A growing list of AACM celebrations
    This year will be rich in events celebrating the AACM's 50th anniversary.
  • Powerful 'Spirits' exhibit examines slave trade

    Powerful 'Spirits' exhibit examines slave trade
    "Spirits of the Passage: The Story of the Transatlantic Slave Trade" can be taken in on two levels. One aspect of this new exhibition at the DuSable Museum of African American History is that it uses a plethora of wall cards to deliver 350 years of...

    50th anniversary of AACM celebrated at DuSable Museum

    50th anniversary of AACM celebrated at DuSable Museum
    Jazz was in trouble. In the early 1960s rock was ascendant, jazz clubs were closing, jobs were evaporating and the music seemed to be coming to a creative and commercial dead end. Until, that is, a group of intrepid players from the South Side of...

    Museums reflect on lower attendance in 2014

    Museums reflect on lower attendance in 2014
    If you've ever tried to go to, say, Shedd Aquarium or the Museum of Science and Industry on the Sunday of a school vacation week, you'll agree that fewer museum visitors isn't necessarily a bad thing. By that standard, Chicago's museums did well in...

    Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014

    Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014
    Attendance at a consortium of 15 leading Chicago cultural institutions was down slightly in 2014, in large measure due to the "polar vortex" weather that began the year, but blockbuster year-end exhibitions about a rock star and a year in history kept the...