There are many last-minute closures and much uncertainty about future events. We will keep our calendar as up-to-date as possible but please check with event hosts prior to attending an event and refer to CDC guidelines to minimize the spread as much as possible.
Black History Month at the Field Museum
Sun., 2-21-2021
9 a.m. Central Time
Event added by Maria C.

The Field Museum will be hosting a variety of online programs throughout February that highlight and amplify Black voices and stories. The live and pre-recorded events include a mix of Black History-themed behind-the-scenes tours, virtual exhibition viewings, and panel discussions with museum scholars for museum fans, educators, and students to enjoy.


Every Wed. in Feb. at noon:  The A. Watson Armour Seminar Series via Zoom, pre-registration is required.


Feb. 5: Virtual tour of A Natural Talent: The Taxidermy of Carl Cotton, available via the museum’s Facebook channel.


Feb. 9, 1 p.m.: Discovery Adventures live museum tour of Carl Cotton's work via Facebook and Youtube, pre-registration is required.


Feb. 18 - Behind-the-scenes tour of the Africa collection, available via the museum’s Youtube channel.


Feb. 19, noon: Africa exhibition documentary panel discussion via Zoom, pre-registration required. Additionally, the documentary will be available starting February 1 on the Museum's website for viewers to watch before the event.

Event details are subject to change. Please contact the event host to verify these details are accurate.