68th Annual Chicago Powwow

Schiller Woods W Irving Park Rd, Chicago

Host Organization: American Indian Center A 3-day cultural event that articulates living Native cultures and inter-generational art practices via intertribal powwow songs and dances augmented with contemporary music performances. This event is the largest form of American Indian artistic and cultural exchange in the State of Illinois, providing a platform for self-representation through traditional Native […]

“Wuhan Wuhan” Film Screening

Chinese American Museum of Chicago 238 W 23rd St, Chicago IL 60616, Chicago

Host Organization: Chinese American Museum of Chicago WUHAN WUHAN is an observational documentary unfolding during February and March of 2020 at the height of the pandemic in Wuhan city, where the coronavirus began. With unprecedented access at the peak of the pandemic lockdown, WUHAN WUHAN goes beyond the statistics and salacious headlines and puts a […]

Waterways: Our Ties to Water and One Another Art Show

West Loop Dot Gallery 1015 West Fulton Market, Chicago

Host Organizations: Muslim American Leadership Alliance & ATAYAL Join us for a unique gallery experience highlighting how water can serve as a conduit bringing diverse people together through a cultural lens and open dialogue about the importance of environmental conservation locally in Chicago and globally. The program is a collaboration with ATAYAL, Muslim American Leadership […]

FREE

Mobile Museum of Tolerance Open House

Trickster Cultural Center 190 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg

Host Organization: Trickster Cultural Center Co-host: Mobile Museum of Tolerance Join us for a special Indigenous Peoples' Day honoring the Native Community and celebrating the opening of the Mobile Museum of Tolerance. The MMOT is a project of the Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum, and it utilizes innovative technology and interactive lessons to bring its message […]

FREE

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Presentation

Online via Zoom

Host Organization: Mitchell Museum of the American Indian Indigenous Peoples' Day is a worldwide movement that recognizes the history and contributions of Indigenous Peoples throughout the Americas. This year, we will honor those who never returned home from Indian Boarding Schools. Join us virtually to acknowledge Indigenous People’s Day and hear expert guest speakers discuss […]

FREE

What’s Cooking: Continuity and Change in What We Eat

Trickster Cultural Center 190 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg

Host Organizations: Chicago Japanese American Historical Society and Trickster Cultural Center Join the Chicago Japanese American Historical Society and the Trickster Cultural Center in a collaborative presentation, food sampling and community dialogue as we explore two popular rice dishes--a Native American wild rice casserole and Japanese American Spam musubi. Come and taste! This free program […]

FREE

Autumn Ballad with Daegeum, a Bamboo Flute from Korea

Korean Cultural Center of Chicago 9930 Capitol Dr., Wheeling

Host Organization: Korean Cultural Center of Chicago Partner Organization: Korean Performing Arts Institute of Chicago Experience a rare opportunity to listen to the sound of a Daegeum, a traditional Korean bamboo flute, played by an artist-in-residence at the Korean Performing Arts Institute of Chicago, along with other woodwind accompaniments. Participants will listen to both traditional […]

$10

Calaveritas de Azúcar / Sugar Skulls Workshop

Casa Michoacán 1638 S Blue Island Ave, Chicago

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 […]

$10

Indo-American Museum Opening Reception and Artist Talk

The National Indo-American Museum 815 S, Main Street, Lombard

Host Organization: National Indo American Museum Program #1: Unraveling the Skeins to View the Obscured A visual artist’s journey from concept to realization Join Sarika Goulatia for a fascinating conversation about the creative process that transforms her Indian-American experience into art where the viewer often becomes part of the work. Sometimes forgotten, sometimes remembered: the […]

FREE

We Walk in Lawndale: A Celebration of Black Community

Douglas Boulevard and Central Park Avenue W Douglas Blvd & Central Park Av, Chicago

Host Organization:  Haitian American Museum of Chicago Partner Organizations: Crossing Borders Music, Lawndale Pop-Up Spot Stroll through a a mini cultural fair that features the Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC), Crossing Borders Music and the Lawndale Pop-Up Spot. This event features selected works from HAMOC’s traveling exhibit “We Walk”, that celebrates Black history and […]

FREE

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

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 […]