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In Focus: The Chicago Freedom Movement and the Fight for Fair Housing

Presented by Elmhurst Art Museum at Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst IL

Ongoing
In Focus: The Chicago Freedom Movement and the Fight for Fair Housing

This exhibition reflects on historical and contemporary responses to fair housing in the Chicagoland area, beginning with the crucial Chicago Freedom Movement. The 1965-67 Movement led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., James Bevel, and Al Raby fought against systemic racism and segregation of the Chicagoland area, and inspired the Fair Housing Act of 1968. “In Focus” seeks to provide an understanding and context for this national issue that had roots in the Chicagoland area through a variety

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ADMISSION INFO

Adults: $15.00
Seniors (65+): $12.00
Students with School ID: Free
Ages 18 and under: Free

Members: Free

Contact: 630.834.0202

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Apr 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Apr 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Apr 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Apr 25, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Apr 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Apr 30, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • May 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • May 2, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • May 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • May 7, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • May 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • May 9, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • May 13, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • May 14, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • May 15, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • May 16, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • May 20, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • May 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • May 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • May 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • May 27, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • May 28, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • May 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • May 30, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jun 3, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jun 4, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jun 5, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jun 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jun 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jun 11, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)

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Additional time info:

Special Members only hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am to Noon.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Elmhurst Art Museum

150 Cottage Hill Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126

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ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Audio Description
    • Wheelchair Access

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