September 25, 2018 6:00pm

'63 Boycott Documentary Screening

In 1963, 250,000 students boycotted the Chicago Public Schools to protest racial segregation. '63 Boycott, a new documentary from Kartemquin Films, explores this event. Come see the movie and participate in a discussion with the audience led by UIC Professor of History Elizabeth Todd-Breland and … Read More >

August 23, 2018 6:00pm

The 1968 Democratic Convention: 50th Anniversary

1968 was a watershed year for Americans. First came the Communists' Tet Offensive, then the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy, shaking a nation's confidence. By August, the whole world was watching as the Democrats gathered in Chicago to select their presidential candidate. Ame… Read More >

August 22, 2018 6:00pm

Chicago's Brewing History

From foundation to fires and fairs, alcohol has played a pivotal role in the development of and evolution of the city. Read More >

June 19, 2018 9:30am

Chicago Collections Consortium Annual Meeting

Chicago Collections Consortium is pleased to announce that the keynote speaker for this year's annual meeting will be Andrew Schachman, co-director of the Floating Museum. The Floating Museum is a new collaborative arts organization that generates impermanent, site-responsive museum spaces to activa… Read More >

May 22, 2018 6:00pm

Lifting As They Climbed: Mapping a History of Black Women on Chicago's South Side

Chicago Collections is proud to co-sponsor Newberry Library's upcoming event on the history of black women from Chicago's south side. Read More >

May 15, 2018 12:00pm

Join CCC for an Upcoming Webinar!

Here is your opportunity to learn about the fascinating hidden stories found in four of Chicago Collections Consortium member organizations. During the webinar viewers will dive into the following collections: Read More >