Category Archives: Press Releases

American Writers Museum Joins Chicago Public Library To Offer Free Admission For Families

Saturday, June 1, 2019 — For the first time, American Writers Museum is collaborating with the Chicago Public Library to expose children and families to the wonders of its exhibits through the Kids Museum Passport program. The two-year program, which started June 1, partners with 19 museums in the Chicagoland area and allows a family of four […]

Frederick Douglass portrait collage at the American Writers Museum

Exhibit Honoring Frederick Douglass Extended, Free Admission for Middle & High School Write In Field Trips

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 — American Writers Museum is pleased to announce its special exhibit Frederick Douglass AGITATOR has been extended through May 31, 2019 due to the popularity of the exhibit and the continued relevance of Douglass’s words and activism. Frederick Douglass-themed tours will also be offered twice daily throughout the month of February. In addition, for the […]

Author and Orator Frederick Douglass to be Honored in New Special Exhibit at American Writers Museum

(CHICAGO- May 31, 2018) – “Agitate! Agitate! Agitate!” is a quote from activist Frederick Douglass who was one of the greatest public speakers in American history, so it’s only fitting that the new exhibit in his honor at the American Writers Museum (AWM) is entitled Frederick Douglass AGITATOR.  Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery to become one of the most eloquent voices of abolitionism and […]