Join Jane Addams Hull-House Museum for a day of exploring Maxwell Street history through artifacts from the Hull-House and Maxwell Street Foundation collections, tours, food, music, and conversations with neighbors. This collaborative event presented by Hull-House and its West Side neighbors Maxwell Street Foundation and Connecting4Communities is open to the public free of charge. This program is a part of the Making the West Side project at Hull-House, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities that brings together scholars, activists, neighborhood residents and other stakeholders to explore the histories of neighborhood change on Chicago’s West Side.
Please note the times and locations below for the multi-part program:
10-11:30am, Maxwell Street cul-de-sac, 1/2 block west of Halsted: Maxwell Street Walking Tour led by the Maxwell Street Foundation.
12-4pm, Hull-House courtyard: Open House with refreshments and Maxwell Street artifacts on view, and music by Low-reen & the Maxwell St Market Blues Band (music until 3pm)
1-2pm, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum: Public Tour of Jane Addams Hull-House Museum.
3-4pm, Storytelling and comments from partners and neighbors
For more information contact:
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
800 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60607