August 20, 2020

Chicago Collections awarded 2020 CityArts Grant

The Chicago Collections Consortium is thrilled to announce that we were awarded a 2020 CityArts Program Grant from the Department of Cultural Affairs for the City of Chicago to help support our operations and project work – even more important in this time of change and instability. Read More >

October 23, 2019

Release of "Wild in the City: Chicagoland's Urban Ecology"

Chicago Collections Consortium’s digital exhibit, "Wild in the City: Chicagoland’s Urban Ecology", explores the intersection of urban and natural environments in the Chicago region from the 1850s onward. Archival collections featured include the Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature M… Read More >

July 30, 2019

Release of "Race Riots and Chicago in 1919"

The Race Riots and Chicago in 1919 digital exhibit places Chicago’s racial tension in the context of dramatic local and global events of that year. Explore historical records that document how Chicagoans experienced explosive labor conflicts, the effects of soldiers returning from war, changing migr… Read More >

June 17, 2019

CCC on the go with Vamonde

Chicago Collections Consortium has partnered with Vamonde to create an immersive adventure using CCC's digital exhibit... Read More >

April 15, 2019

CCC partners with CCA

The Chicago Collections Consortium (CCC) is proud to partner with the Chicago Cultural Alliance (CCA) as they join forces to amplify first-voice immigration and migration experiences in Chicago with a new digital archive project. Read More >

September 13, 2018

Place of Protest: Chicago's Legacy of Dissent, Declaration, and Disruption

How have protesters in Chicago occupied space with their bodies, voices, and possessions? What do their strategies reveal about a protest's purpose and message? Explore fifteen case studies of protest in Chicago spanning nearly 150 years of the city's history in the Chicago Collections Consortiu… Read More >