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 >

April 12, 2018 3:00pm

Book talk with Dick Simpson, author of ‘The Good Fight’

Chicago Collections Consortium will be partnering with the University of Illinois Chicago to present a book talk with author Dick Simpson, author of 'The Good Fight'. Dick Simpson is a UIC Political Science Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies and former Chicago Alderman. Read More >

April 2, 2018 1:00pm

Digital Exhibits Workshop

This two-part workshop will guide participants through the manual and Chicago Collections exhibit proposal policies, provide an opportunity for generating exhibit ideas, and introduce Scalar, the digital exhibits software. Read More >