- Foster Care
- February 3, 2023
Celebrate Black History Month with events both in-person and virtual
In honor of Black History Month, we’ve put together a list of activities that celebrate the history, arts, and culture of Black History. Check out the events below – some are in person and some are virtual, making this a perfect list for families living all over Illinois!
- Armour Seminar Series presents Black in STEM at the Chicago’s Field Museum: Virtual events beginning February 1
- History of Black Photography at the DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center: February 8, 2023, from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
- Paint and Sip: Martin Luther King Jr. Portrait Chicago Public Library at West Chicago Avenue, for kids ages 6-13: February 9, 2023 at 4:30 pm
- American Writers Museum – Learn about the life of Fredrick Douglass: Virtual exhibits all month long
- Watch the movie Devotion, which highlights the story of Jesse Brown, the first Black aviator in the U.S. Navy in theaters and streaming.
- Visit to the Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum
- Check out a new restaurant during Chicago Black Restaurant Week: February 12 – 26, 2023
- Black Creativity Career Showcase at the Museum of Science and Industry: February 25, 2023, from 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
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