In this issue...

full schedule

Dear Melvin,


** All programs and events listed are subject to change without advance notification. Visit our website at www.dusablemuseum.org or call  (773) 947-0600  (773) 947-0600 for updated information.**


Experience the Black Panther Party in a historic way by exploring 'The Black Panthers: Making Sense of History' exhibition, at DuSable from now until August 30, 2010.    




Saturday, July 10

 11 AM- 4 PM


Movies Free with Museum Admission



Films include: 'Black Panther Party Origins', 'The Murder of Fred Hampton', 'Fred Hampton in His Own Words', & 'Legacy of Torture - The San Francisco 8'.




Thursday, July 22, 7 PM 

'The Black Panther Party: Who Was the Original Rainbow Coalition ?' movie screening & panel discussion

$10 General Admission/ $5 DuSable Members 


Speakers: Jacobi Williams, Ph.D - Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Kentucky, Omar Lopez - Young Lord, Jose (Cha-Cha) Jimenez - founder of the Young Lords,  Michael James, Rising Up Angry, and Akua Njeri - Black Panther Party, Illinois Chapter.


A short film entitled, 'Rainbow Coalition', will introduce the program.





Sunday, July 11, 2 PM

Movies with a Mission

presented by DuSable Museum & Sankofa Spirit

Free Admission

'New Muslim Cool'


 Friday, July 16, 6 PM - 9 PM

Bronzeville Art District Trolley

Trolley is Free; Museum Admission $5

This trolley tour features galleries and art institutions located in the Bronzeville area that focus on African American, African and Caribbean art and artists -- Gallery Guichard, South Side Community Art Center, Little Black Pearl, Blanc Gallery, Faie African Art Gallery, and the DuSable Museum of African American History.

For additional information and/or to reserve a seat, call  (773) 791-7003  (773) 791-7003 or visit galleryguichard.com.


Sunday, July 18, 2 PM

African Independence Film Series

presented by The African Jubilee Film Festival & DuSable Museum

 Free Admission

 'From a Whisper' & 'Kibera Kid'




Saturday, July 24, 8 PM

Movies in the Park

sponsored by: 20th Ward Alderman Willie Cochran and in collaboration with the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District & DuSable Museum

'Five On the Black Hand Side'

Free Admission & Popcorn







Admission to the DuSable Museum Children's Penny Cinema series is only ONE PENNY per child and adults MUST BE accompanied by a child to attend. The films, which are appropriate for the entire family, are shown Wednesday's and Thursday's at 10:30 AM during July and August..


Wednesday, July 7                 "The Songhai Princess"

                                                       "The Golden Goose"


Thursday, July 8                       "The Ernest Green Story"


Wednesday, July 14               "Perfect Harmony"


Thursday, July 15                     "Afro-Classic Folk Tales"

                                                       "Joshua's Masai Mask"


Wednesday, July 21              "Koi and The Kola Nuts"

                                                      "Dear America: A Picture of Freedom"


Thursday, July 22                     "Follow the Drinking Gourd"



Wednesday, July 28               "Happy To Be Nappy"

                                                       "I Lost My Tooth in Africa"


Thursday, July 29                     "The Tuskegee Airmen" 



From additional information on programs/events, visit  dusablemuseum.org or call  (773) 947-0600  (773) 947-0600.





(Formerly known as the Arts & Crafts Festival)


A New look, A New Date & A New Focus...


Saturday and Sunday, August 28 - 29, 2010


Celebrating the 'African Presence in Mexico: From Yanga to the Present' exhibit and Dance Africa


Become the 'U' in US


The next DuSable Museum Volunteer Workshop will be conducted on Saturday, July 10, 2010 at 10:00 AM.  Click the following link to execute the volunteer form - Volunteer Application   
The 2010 DuSable Museum Fall
Docent Training Class will take place on Saturday, September 18 thru Saturday, November 6, 2010 (eight weeks).  The cost is $75 which covers course materials and a one-year membership. 


For more information on volunteering or to register for the  Docent Training class, please contact Kay McCrimon at  (773) 947-0600  (773) 947-0600 x239. 




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