A National Museum Celebrating American Writers
Opening in Chicago in 2016

A National Museum Celebrating American Writers Opening in Chicago in 2016

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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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American Writers Museum: A Bookish Proposal

June 14th, 2013
The Wall Street Journal writes about the American Writers Museum and its concept plan for a museum in Chicago.

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AWM Sponsors Gwendolyn Brooks Day

June 4th, 2013
The American Writers Museum Foundation is a sponsor of a daylong birthday celebration honoring Gwendolyn Brooks at the Chicago Cultural Center.

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