Come out and enjoy the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago for FREE every Sunday in 2017. The DuSable Museum of African American History was founded in 1961 by Dr. Margaret Burroughs and her husband, Charles Burroughs. Dr. Burroughs is an artist, teacher, and art historian. The museum is dedicated to preserving, studying, and exploring the experience of Americans of African descent. The collections and programming cover a wide range of topics, including arts, culture, and the collection and preservation of more than 50,000 artifacts. It is one of the only independent institutions of its kind in the country. The museum was named for explorer Jean Baptiste Point DuSable, who was among the first settlers to arrive in Chicago in 1779.
DuSable Museum of African American History Museum Location
740 East 56th Place
(On the corner of Cottage Grove and 57th Street)
Chicago, IL 60637
DuSable Museum of African American History
Free admission: Every Sunday