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American Writers Museum Celebrates What it Means to be An Immigrant and Refugee in America Today

October 2, 2019

Interactive exhibit featuring works by more than 30 immigrant and refugee writers opens Nov. 21, 2019.

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Orson Welles, Maya Angelou, John Lennon, Hugh Hefner Artifacts On Display For First Time In Chicago

June 21, 2019

The American Writers Museum announces a new exhibit featuring the typewriters of famous writers.

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Inaugural OnWord 2019 Benefit Dinner Celebrates Writers, Raises $500,000 For American Writers Museum Education Programs

April 10, 2019

The American Writers Museum reviews its inaugural benefit dinner, OnWord 2019.

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Frederick Douglass Exhibit Extended, Free Field Trips

February 7, 2019

The American Writers Museum extends special exhibit Frederick Douglass: Agitator through May 2019, and offers complimentary field trips to qualifying schools.

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American Writers Museum Board of Directors Appoint John W. Estey Chairman

January 25, 2019

The American Writers Museum announced the appointment of John W. Estey as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

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Sourcebooks CEO Dominique Raccah Becomes First Publisher to Join American Writers Museum Board

December 31, 2018

The American Writers Museum announced the addition of publisher Dominique Raccah to its Board of Directors

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Bob Dylan Guitar, Original Song Lyrics and Manuscripts on Display to the Public for First Time

October 30, 2018

The AWM announced its new temporary exhibit: Bob Dylan: Electric

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Headlines American Writers Museum’s Fall Programs

September 18, 2018

The American Writers Museum highlighted its Fall 2018 programs.

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American Writers Museum to Host Middle Schoolers for Event with National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature in Addition to Public Program

September 5, 2018

The American Writers Museum announced two programs with Jacqueline Woodson, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.

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American Writers Museum to Host Teachers Brunch, Donate Books to Schools, and Offer a Wide Array of Education Programs and Events

August 10, 2018

The American Writers Museum announced upcoming events and education initiatives.

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