A National Museum Celebrating American Writers
Opening in Chicago in 2017

A National Museum Celebrating American Writers Opening in Chicago in 2017



Celebrating American writers past and present


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See developing plans for AWM’s exhibits, galleries, and social spaces.

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A national museum in Chicago exploring American writers and the power of their words would enormously enrich the city’s diverse museum landscape. Those of us whose main task it is to instill within the museum visitors an active and probing interest in nature and culture can only respond to the plans of a writers museum:  This is the right thing to do!
John McCarter Jr., Chairman, Board of Regents, Smithsonian Institution

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