Tag Archives: Write In

The Vampire's Ball fundraiser at the American Writers Museum on October 19 at 7:30 pm

Next Chapter: The Vampire’s Ball

The list of prominent American authors of Gothic vampire fiction is a long one. Anne Rice, Scott Snyder, and Stephenie Meyer to name a few. So, when it came time for the American Writers Museum’s Chicago Council to choose a theme for its annual soiree on October 19th to benefit the Museum’s educational initiatives, the […]

AWM WriteIn Education Programs hosts a Teacher Open House, August 18

Teacher Open House

Field trips to the American Writers Museum will get your students excited about writing! Get in that back-to-school mindset at our annual Teacher Open House, where you can learn more about our field trips and explore our exhibits while enjoying complimentary coffee and pastries. The day kicks off at 10:15 am with an informational presentation about our […]

Typewriters at the American Writers Museum

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! Thank you so much for your kind words anonymous visitor! We love bringing kids in, and […]

Write In: Who Put the Writer in Typewriter? by Traci Mitchell

Ms. Mitchell’s class visited the AWM in April and participated in the Write In program for middle and high school students. Write In combines the unique experience of a museum visit with specially-designed curricula that aims to increase students’ knowledge about American writers as well as boost their confidence as writers. Since the museum opened in May, […]

Write In: High School Field Trips Offer Inspiration at AWM

Write In: High School Field Trips Offer Inspiration at the AWM by Georgia B. and Alexis R. Georgia, Alexis, and their classmates visited the AWM as part of our high school field trips programming in November, and participated in the Write In program for middle and high school students. Write In combines the unique experience […]

A person typing at the Story of the Day table

Write In: Learning from Mistakes by Yesenia Sanchez

Yesenia and her classmates visited the AWM in November and participated in the Write In program for middle and high school students. Write In combines the unique experience of a museum visit with specially-designed curricula that aims to increase students’ knowledge about American writers as well as boost their confidence as writers. Since the museum […]