May 1, 2020 12:00pm

Conversation with Chicago Collections - Media Burn

Chicago Collections Consortium is excited to launch "Conversations with Chicago Collections," a virtual opportunity to learn more about the hidden treasures of CCC members' archives and collections. Join our conversation on Friday, May 1 at 12:00 p.m. with Media Burn Executive Director Sara Chapman. Read More >

April 14, 2020 4:00pm

The World of Juliette Kinzie: Chicago before the Fire

In The World of Juliette Kinzie, Ann Durkin Keating brings to life one of Chicago’s forgotten female founders: Juliette Kinzie. Keating traces the story of Kinzie, who defied gender expectations to become a prolific writer of Chicago history, including two book-length histories of the city, two nove… Read More >

February 18, 2020 6:00pm

Recovering the Lost South Side: Authors Lee Bey and Don Hayner in Conversation

 Chicago authors Lee Bey and Don Hayner present their recent books highlighting the overlooked architecture and history of Chicago’s South Side. Read More >

December 12, 2019 6:00pm

Join Us On Shared Journeys In The Urban Wilds

Presented in partnership with the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and the Center for Humans and Nature, we invite you to join animist, wanderer, and writer Gavin Van Horn to discover how our paths are crisscrossed by the tracks and flyways of various species. Read More >

December 11, 2019 6:00pm

Books that Built Chicago

Join Chicago architecture aficionados Robert Bruegmann, Kim Coventry, John Ronan, and Pauline Saliga to discuss the significant architecture and urban design projects profiled in Chicago by the Book:101 Publications that Shaped the City and Its Image. Read More >

August 28, 2019 6:00pm

Chicago Collections and Chicago Area Archivists Genealogy Research Event

Join Chicago Area Archivists and Chicago Collections Consortium for an informative session on conducting genealogy research using unique archival collections. In this panel presentation, archivists and collection managers will share perspectives from their rich archival holdings and will provide new… Read More >