Free events Newberry Library
Where: Newberry Library, 60 West Walton Street, (312) 943-9090. Free and open to the public. Registration required. Click on links below to register then scroll down to bottom on registration page to find registration link.
When: See dates below.
Saturday, October 23, 2021 11AM-12PM A Woman Ahead of Her Time: Katherine Dunham and Afro-Caribbean Dance In-person event – register now
Join us for a discussion and dance demonstration focused on the extraordinary life and work of choreographer, dancer, writer, and activist Katherine Dunham.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Extinguishing the Myths of the Great Chicago Fire Virtual event – register now
Four acclaimed specialists on Chicago reconsider the myths of the Great Chicago Fire, including the narrative of the city rising from the ashes of an epic disaster.
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 Chicago and Civil Rights in the 1960s A Conversation with Kevin Boyle and Clayborne Carson Virtual event – register now
“I have seen many demonstrations in the south, but I have never seen anything so hostile and so hateful as I’ve seen here today.” Martin Luther King Jr. said these words in Chicago.
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