DuSable Museum of African American History

DuSable Museum of African American History
Chicago, United States

Founded in 1961 by teacher and artist Dr. Margaret Burroughs with other leading Chicago citizens, the DuSable Museum of African American History is one of the few independent institutions of its kind in the United States. The DuSable's mission is to to promote understanding and inspire appreciation of the achievements, contributions, and experiences of African Americans through exhibits, programs, and activities that illustrate African and African American history, culture and art. The DuSable's diverse collections include both fine art and historical materials, with substantial holdings in African art and artifacts, archival documents, and works created by some of the most influential African American artists of the 19th and 20th centuries.

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DuSable Museum of African American History740 E 56th Pl
Chicago, IL 60637
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