January 31, 2017

Welcoming Executive Director Jeanne Long

Chicago Collections has appointed Jeanne Long as Executive Director effective February 6, 2017. Long succeeds the organization’s first Executive Director Jaclyn Grahl. Read More >

November 17, 2016

2016 MacArthur-Driehaus Arts & Culture Grants Announced

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Chicago Collections is honored to be among the 2016 funding recipients, including a two-year grant of $29,000, from the MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. Read More >

September 21, 2016

Chicago Collections Job Announcement

The Board of Directors of Chicago Collections has announced the search for its next Executive Director as its first Director makes a transition at the end of this year. Learn more about the position and how to apply here. Read More >

September 8, 2016

Co-Hosting DPLAfest 2017

We’re thrilled to announce that Chicago Collections will co-host DPLAfest 2017—the fourth major gathering of the Digital Public Library of America’s broad community—will take place in Chicago during April 2017. Read More >

August 11, 2016

Chicago Collections + Curious City Partnership Launches


“All abo-o-oard! New York-Chicago Air Route, Twenty-first Century Limited! Get your tickets ready! Airship sails in twenty minutes! All abo-o-oard!” Curious City and Chicago Collections are teaming up to help answer questions from the public. Check out our first story here and learn about the fascin… Read More >

May 17, 2016

Explore Chicago Collections Nominated for a DLF Comm/Cap Award

Chicago Collections is excited to be among the nominees for the 2016 Digital Library Federation’s Community/Capacity Award (DLF Comm/Caps, for short) for the creation of Explore Chicago Collections (EXPLORE) and Metadata Hopper, integrating access to Chicago’s Archives. Read More >