February 2, 2018

Chicago Collections on the Road

Chicago Collections upcoming presentations Join us at ALA Midwinter for a presentation by Dr. Scott Walter, University Librarian at DePaul University. As a member of the Board of Directors for Chicago Collections, Dr. Walter will be presenting on the collective nature of the Chicago Collections C… Read More >

October 17, 2017

Chicago Collections Launches First Digital Exhibit

Sports of all kinds have played an essential role in Chicago's history. From football to cycling, and baseball to bowling, Chicago Collections member institutions hold a diverse collection of images and media that provide a snapshot into Chicago's professional and recreational sporting arenas. Read More >

October 5, 2017

Open Archives Webinar

Chicago Collections Open Archives webinar was hosted on October 4, 2017 to a wide network of over 30 registrants. The webinar provided the opportunity to gain access to the hidden treasures of five Chicago Collections member organizations and was held in partnership with Chicago Area Archivists (CAA… Read More >

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

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 >