A National Museum Celebrating American Writers
Opening in Chicago in 2017

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American Writers Museum Announces Early 2017 Opening in Downtown Chicago

October 27th, 2015
The American Writers Museum (AWM) has leased a prime space at 180 North Michigan Avenue, one of Chicago’s busiest blocks, for its early 2017 opening.

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Chicago Book News

March 19th, 2015
The appointment of new Board Members to the American Writers Museum Foundation is mentioned in the Chicago Tribune's Chicago Book News.

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Support American writers at the Oak Park Public Library

February 16th, 2015
A community article in the Chicago Tribune spotlighting a collaborative event between the American Writers Museum and the Oak Park Public Library.

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A Museum of One’s Own: The American Writers Museum

February 16th, 2015
Quarterly magazine Tin House interviews AWM Founder, Malcolm O'Hagan

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Writers museum will be an asset for Chicago’s cultural skyline

May 7th, 2014
Crain's Chicago Business summarizes the great benefits the American Writers Museum will bring to Chicago.

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Start-up museums: The exhibition teams

March 28th, 2014
The Washington Post writes about start-up museums and the American Writers Museum

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Start-Up Success Isn’t Enough to Found a Museum

March 19th, 2014
New York Times writes about the American Writers Museum fundraising efforts.

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The City of Algren, Wright and Bellow Inches Closer to Getting a Writers Museum

September 13th, 2013
Next City media provides a comprehensive overview on the American Writers Museum plans for a Chicago museum.

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The Chicago Community Trust Grants Funding to American Writers Museum

September 11th, 2013
The Chicago Community Trust granted funding for Writing Chicago, a multimedia exhibit spotlighting four literary luminaries who called Chicago home.

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Fundraising begins for the American Writers Museum

July 2nd, 2013
The Chicago Tribute writes about the American Writers Museum's fundraising initiative and museum plans.

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