Filipino American History Month Celebration – SOLD OUT

Elston Place Market Mix 5033 N Elston, Chicago

Host Organizations: Filipino American Historical Society of Chicago and CIRCA Pintig Celebrate Filipino American History Month, the 35 year anniversary of the Filipino American Historical Society of Chicago, the 30 year anniversary of CIRCA/Pintig and 25 year anniversary of the Philippine American Cultural Foundation at our exhibit event with a luncheon, and performance. Featuring Journey […]

Legacy of Stonewall and the LGBTQ+ Rights Movement

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL

Host Organization: Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center On-Site & Virtual Exhibition Opening Program In the summer of 1969, a six-day clash between police and LGBTQ+ civilians ignited, sparking the rise of the gay liberation movement and fundamentally changing popular discourse surrounding LGBTQ+ activism in the United States. The Stonewall Uprising was the culmination of […]

Brave Crossing Book Launch & Immigration Stories Workshop

Skokie Public Library 5215 Oakton St, Skokie, Skokie, IL

Host Organization:Filipino American Historical Society Of Chicago A Workshop on the Immigration Stories of Filipino Americans with guest speaker Maria Alvarez Stroud, author of the book, Brave Crossing. The book is the story of a young man’s dream of adventure and a different if not a better life in another country. This historical novel is […]


Virtual Book Club – Song of Achilles

Online via Zoom

Host Organization: National Hellenic Museum Read Madeline Miller's best-selling, thrilling novel based on the tale of the legendary Greek hero Achilles, then join us on Zoom to discuss! Each month the NHM Book Club chooses a book that is either inspired by the Hellenic legacy or by a Greek American author (and sometimes both!). Then […]


Calaveritas de azúcar / Sugar Skull Workshop

Casa Michoacán 1638 S Blue Island Ave, Chicago, IL

Host Organization: FEDECMI/CASA Michoacán Come to our workshop and learn about the making of traditional sugar skulls from Mexico and a brief history of Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), while decorating your own sugar skull! Participants will get a chance to decorate sugar skulls with icing, glitter, feathers, rhinestones and more, all […]


Taste of India Virtual Cooking Class w/ Chef Asif Syed

Online via Zoom

Host Organization: National Indo-American Museum Craving Hyderabadi food but don't want to leave your couch? Say no more! Our next Taste of India guest is the trail-blazing, award-winning chef Asif Syed! Chef Asif’s incredible array of awards includes the 2017 Golden Spoon Award by Florida Trend Magazine as well as his outstanding win against Bobby […]


Bulgarian Folk Traditions Painting and Embroidery Workshop

Magura Cultural Center 415 W Golf Rd #7, Arlington Heights, IL

Host Organization: Magura Cultural Center PAINT NIGHT and more… Join us for unique art workshop and create an art piece influenced by Bulgarian folk traditions. You will be able to create an embroidery piece and use it for clear phone case, or paint a traditional embroidery pattern on ceramic, canvas or wood as a hands-on […]


Safeguarding Cultural Heritage in the Face of Urban Change – Virtual Discussion

Online via Zoom

Host Organization: American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress Partner Organizations: Chicago Architecture Center’s Open House Chicago, National Hellenic Museum, Bronzeville Historical Society, Chinese American Museum of Chicago Join us in a conversation with representatives of the Bronzeville Historical Society, Chinese American Museum of Chicago, and the National Hellenic Museum on safeguarding cultural heritage […]


Andersonville Walking Tour

Swedish American Museum 5211 N Clark St, Chicago, IL

Host Organization: Swedish American Museum Join the Swedish American Museum for a walking tour of Swedish Andersonville. Learn about the Swedish heritage of the neighborhood, and what Swedish things you can still find in the area today. Your registration includes a copy of the guided tour and admission to the Museum. Location Info: Meet at […]


Dia de los Muertos

Trickster Cultural Center 190 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL

Host Organization: Trickster Cultural Center Co-hosts: Teotlecuilli Aztec Dance Group and the Kenneth Young Center Help honor those who have passed by adding to our ofrendas (altars). Music, crafts, and traditional Aztec Danza will be taking place during the day. Disney's/Pixars "Coco" will be shown at 2PM. Children's crafts will be available for $5. What […]


Dia de los Muertos: Remembering and Honoring Environmental Protectors

La Ronda Parakata Gathering Space in the Burnham Wildlife Corridor 3500 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL

Host Organization: Field Museum Partner Organizations: Casa Michoacan/FEDECMI Join Roots and Routes, Casa Michoacan, Artists Hector Duarte and Alfonso "Piloto" Nieves, Chicago Park District and Filed Museum for a family-friendly event featuring a traditional altar, music, activity tables, face painting and more. Experience a traditional Dia de los Muertos while enjoying nature in Chicago. This […]


Bronzeville Historical Society Grand Opening and Press Event

Bronzeville Historical Society 4455 South King Drive, Ste 103, Chicago, IL

Host Organization: Bronzeville Historical Society Journey Chicago will conclude with a celebration of the official opening of Bronzeville Historical Society's new permanent home in the historic Parkway Ballroom building! From 12pm-1pm, members of the press are invited to tour the space and view the groundbreaking exhibit "ReIMAGINE Aunt Jemima," which honors Nancy Green and all […]