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.

February 2020
Father and young daughter read in the Children's Gallery

Black History Month 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. ...
22 Feb
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

Black History Month 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. ...
29 Feb
10:30 am
American Writers Museum Children's Literature Gallery
180 N. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL
March 2020
Sawako Nakayasu reading and book signing at the American Writers Museum on March 3

My America: Sawako Nakayasu

In conjunction with the AWM's special exhibit My America: Immigrant ...
03 Mar
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. ...
07 Mar
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. ...
14 Mar
10:30 am
American Writers Museum Children's Literature Gallery
180 N. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL
Gene Luen Yang reading and signing at the American Writers Museum

My America: Gene Luen Yang

Award-winning writer and cartoonist GENE LUEN YANG discusses his Asian-American ...
20 Mar
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. ...
21 Mar
10:30 am
American Writers Museum Children's Literature Gallery
180 N. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL

Brandon Taylor: Real Life

BRANDON TAYLOR, the senior editor of Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading ...
26 Mar
6:30 pm
American Writers Museum Readers Hall
180 N. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL
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