Joint with the Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History
Tour leader: Jennifer Brier, University of Illinois at Chicago
Join curators Jennifer Brier and Jill Austin (Chicago History Museum) for a behind the scenes tour of Out in Chicago, the Chicago History Museum's 4,000-square-foot exhibition detailing Chicago's century and a half long lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history. Designed specifically for historians and scholars attending the Chicago conference, this curator-led tour will focus on how the exhibit team transformed decades of historical scholarship on same-sex desire and gender non-conformity into a complex and emotionally charged public history display that appeals to a wide range of visitors.
(Limit 20 people) $30 members, $35 nonmembers