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Event Series Event Series: Black History Month Family Free Days

Black History Month Family Free Days

February 19, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Celebrate Black History Month with a literary twist at the American Writers Museum’s Family Free Days! Enjoy free admission to the museum and a variety of activities for the whole family.

Forever Free: A Frederick Douglass Tour
Discover the incredible legacy and enduring impact of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, as well as other Black writers who came before and after him. This 15-minute tour introduces you to all areas of the American Writers Museum. 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm; Sunday & Monday

Black History Month Bingo
Celebrate Black History Month with family-friendly Bingo, exploring the rich contributions of African American writers through a playful and educational experience! 2:00pm; Sunday & Monday

Little Squirrel Storytime
Join us for a special Storytime honoring Black History Month, featuring captivating tales that celebrate diverse voices and stories. 11:30am; Sunday only

Family Crafts & Activities
Enjoy arts and crafts for the whole family!

Explore Dark Testament
Discover the impactful stories of Black writers in our current temporary exhibit Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice before it closes on May 6.

Special Discounts
Become a member of the American Writers Museum with a discount on all membership levels. Plus, enjoy special discounts in the AWM gift shop.


American Writers Museum
180 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, 60601 United States
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