Upcoming Events in Downtown Chicago

The American Writers Museum offers unique events throughout the year for children, families and adults looking for things to do in downtown Chicago. New events are added regularly, so come back often to check for updates, or click here to sign up for program updates.

RSVP if you are interested in a program, as space is often limited. AWM Members receive advanced information on public events, invitations to members-only events, and more. Discounted group rates are available for programs, inquire today.

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November 2019
Father and young daughter read in the Children's Gallery

Little Squirrels Storytime

Every Saturday, AWM welcomes preschool-age children in its Children’s Literature Gallery. Read books, play with other children, and hear a story from the museum’s dedicated volunteers. ...
23 Nov
10:30 am
American Writers Museum Children's Literature Gallery
180 N. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL
Father and young daughter read in the Children's Gallery

Little Squirrels Storytime

Every Saturday, AWM welcomes preschool-age children in its Children’s Literature Gallery. Read books, play with other children, and hear a story from the museum’s dedicated volunteers. ...
30 Nov
10:30 am
American Writers Museum Children's Literature Gallery
180 N. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL
December 2019
Father and young daughter read in the Children's Gallery

Little Squirrels Storytime

Every Saturday, AWM welcomes preschool-age children in its Children’s Literature Gallery. Read books, play with other children, and hear a story from the museum’s dedicated volunteers. ...
07 Dec
10:30 am
American Writers Museum Children's Literature Gallery
180 N. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL
Dominic A. Pacyga reads and discusses his book at the American Writers Museum on December 10, 2019

Dominic A. Pacyga: American Warsaw

With American Warsaw, award-winning historian and Polish American DOMINIC A. PACYGA chronicles more ...
10 Dec
6:30 pm
American Writers Museum Readers Hall
180 N. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL
Father and young daughter read in the Children's Gallery

Little Squirrels Storytime

Every Saturday, AWM welcomes preschool-age children in its Children’s Literature Gallery. Read books, play with other children, and hear a story from the museum’s dedicated volunteers. ...
14 Dec
10:30 am
American Writers Museum Children's Literature Gallery
180 N. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL
Father and young daughter read in the Children's Gallery

Little Squirrels Storytime

Every Saturday, AWM welcomes preschool-age children in its Children’s Literature Gallery. Read books, play with other children, and hear a story from the museum’s dedicated volunteers. ...
21 Dec
10:30 am
American Writers Museum Children's Literature Gallery
180 N. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL
Father and young daughter read in the Children's Gallery

Little Squirrels Storytime

Every Saturday, AWM welcomes preschool-age children in its Children’s Literature Gallery. Read books, play with other children, and hear a story from the museum’s dedicated volunteers. ...
28 Dec
10:30 am
American Writers Museum Children's Literature Gallery
180 N. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL
January 2020
Reading and book signing with Susan Muaddi Darraj at the American Writers Museum on January 14

My America: Susan Muaddi Darraj

In conjunction with AWM's special exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee ...
14 Jan
6:30 pm
American Writers Museum Readers Hall
180 N. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL
Isabel Ibanez at the American Writers Museum on January 21

My America: Isabel Ibañez

In conjunction with AWM's special exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee ...
21 Jan
6:30 pm
American Writers Museum Readers Hall
180 N. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL
Julissa Arce book reading and signing at the American Writers Museum on January 23

My America: Julissa Arce

In conjunction with AWM’s special exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee ...
23 Jan
6:30 pm
American Writers Museum Readers Hall
180 N. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL
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