February 3, 2017

Chicago Collections Seeks Guest Curator Applications

Chicago Collections is seeking Guest Curator applications for the organization’s digital exhibition to be launched in the late summer/early fall of 2018 that looks at Chicago’s long tradition of social and cultural change and protest from the 19th century to the 21st century. Read More >

January 31, 2017

Welcoming Executive Director Jeanne Long

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Chicago Collections has appointed Jeanne Long as Executive Director effective February 6, 2017. Long succeeds the organization’s first Executive Director Jaclyn Grahl. Read More >

November 17, 2016

2016 MacArthur-Driehaus Arts & Culture Grants Announced

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Chicago Collections is honored to be among the 2016 funding recipients, including a two-year grant of $29,000, from the MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. Read More >

September 21, 2016

Chicago Collections Job Announcement

The Board of Directors of Chicago Collections has announced the search for its next Executive Director as its first Director makes a transition at the end of this year. Learn more about the position and how to apply here. Read More >

September 8, 2016

Co-Hosting DPLAfest 2017

We’re thrilled to announce that Chicago Collections will co-host DPLAfest 2017—the fourth major gathering of the Digital Public Library of America’s broad community—will take place in Chicago during April 2017. Read More >

August 11, 2016

Chicago Collections + Curious City Partnership Launches

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“All abo-o-oard! New York-Chicago Air Route, Twenty-first Century Limited! Get your tickets ready! Airship sails in twenty minutes! All abo-o-oard!” Curious City and Chicago Collections are teaming up to help answer questions from the public. Check out our first story here and learn about the fascin… Read More >