Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Our Kwanzaa Celebration continues at NOON TODAY! Join us at theDuSable Museum!

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DuSomething FESTIVE!
The DuSable Museum of African American History In collaboration with Bolozi Wazee Present
Saturday, December 26th, Umoja- Unity
Sunday, December 27th, Kujichagulia- Self Determination
Ujima- Collective Work & Responsibility
Tuesday, December 29th, Ujamaa- Cooperative Economics
Nia- Purpose
Wednesday, December 30th, Kuumba- Creativity
Imani- Faith
DATE: Saturday, December 26, 2015
TIME: 12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.

COST: Admission FREE for Kwanzaa Celebration Only!
LOCATION: Ames Auditorium
Discovering DuSable Digitally!
Discovering DuSable Digitally is an outreach program designed by The DuSable Museum of African American History for Chicago Public School students, teachers and parents, which afford them the opportunity to explore African American history through the life and times of Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable.
The DuSable Museum of African American History (DSM) has a special offer this holiday season. Take out a NEW membership at DuSable Museum and receive an additional year for FREE! Two Years for the Price of One!*
A DSM membership is a truly distinctive and meaningful gift that may be enjoyed year round. With a DSM Membership you receive: Free admission to the DuSable Museum, discounted tickets to Special DuSable Museum events, reciprocal museum benefits, and DuSable Museum store discounts.
Make this 2015 holiday season special by becoming a member of The DuSable Museum of African American History.
(*) New Senior, Individual, or Family Level Only. No Renewals. Promotion expires: January 31, 2016
Join us as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. King Day is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, which is around King's birthday, January 15.
The DuSable Museum of African American History is proud to celebrate this national holiday with a full day of family- friendly activities for everyone. Our events are always popular with locals of the City of Chicago and with visitors from around the world. Help us celebrate this very special day that honors the work of Dr. King. Save the Date!
DATE: January 18, 2016
NOW OPEN, Freedom, Resistance, and the Journey Toward Equality -- One of our largest permanent installations ever highlighting a chronological interpretation of the African Diaspora around the world.
FREEDOM& RESISTANCE is dedicated to the thousands of unknown lives given in the name of freedom and equality. It has been designed to take visitors on a journey through the African American experience addressing several key periods throughout history that many visitors have come to anticipate being a permanent fixture within a culturally specific institution such as the DuSable Museum of African American History.
FREEDOM& RESISTANCE will prompt visitors to come face-to-face with American history illustrated by the use of 200 objects, artifacts and archival videos and images.
Discover the American Civil War Like Never Before! makes nearly 130 works of art from seven Chicago cultural organizations accessible to teachers, parents, and students around the world. This website was developed by a team of museum and library professionals, historians, and teachers.
To learn more about this one-of-a-kind online tool, please visit The Civil War in Art: Teaching & Learning through Chicago Collections was funded and developed by the Terra Foundation for American Art in partnership with the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago History Museum, Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Library, DuSable Museum of African American History, and Newberry Library. Also, please see our lesson plans and curriculum developed from this exhibit, African Americans in the Civil War: Active Partners in the Fight for Liberation and Freedom. Students will learn to understand the significance of African Americans in the Civil War. Appropriate for Grade Levels: 9-12 high school, can be adapted to middle school.
Take advantage of all the DuSable Museum of African American History has to offer by becoming a part of our membership family Today! Your membership to the Museum, will help keep the legacy of education and enlightenment flourishing for generations to come. - - Unsubscribe - Phone; 773.947.0600 - fax 773.947.0677
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