The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

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Founded in 1961, the DuSable Museum of African American History has been dedicated to the collection, documentation, preservation, interpretation, study and dissemination of the history and culture of Africans and Americans of African descent.  It remains an institution dedicated to serving the cultural and educational needs of its members and the community at large through exhibitions and a diverse array of programs.  As well as serving the ever-increasing demands of art and cultural historians nationwide through its collections and archives. It is the oldest independently owned African American museum in the country.

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Centennial Activities

Sunday, October 25, 2009 2:00pm

Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City

DuSable Museum of African American History

This documentary film explores the fascinating life and complex legacy of Daniel Hudson Burnham and how his vision to organize the chaos of 19th century America shaped the nation's towns and cities for generations. This special viewing is free and open to the public.

DuSable Museum of African American History


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