Museums in Evanston, IL

Find museums in Evanston, IL. Listings include Rotary Global History Fellowship (RGHF), The Block Museum, Evanston Art Center, Evanston History Center, Mitchell Museum of the American Indian and Shorefront Legacy Center. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

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Xiao Space

1522 Greenleaf Street Suite B, Evanston 60

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  • 02/20/24
    The Holocaust was the systematic, state-sponsored persecution and genocide of six million Jews and millions of disabled, Roma, Jehovah’s Witnesses and others by the Nazi regime. No matter your positio...
    > Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
  • 02/20/24
    We want each of our guests to have a memorable experience when they visit the Museum and are committed to making sure our programs, exhibitions, and facilities are accessible for everyone. Thank you, ...
    > Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
  • 02/20/24
    Don't miss our conversation with David Williams, Cook County State’s Attorney Special Investigations Bureau, on Feb. 22 as he discusses case studies about hate crimes that have occurred in the Chicago...
    > Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
  • 02/19/24
    We hope you’re souper hungry because Once Upon A Bagel is back selling food during our free day on Friday. Work up an appetite while exploring "'I’ll Have What She’s Having': The Jewish Deli" and then...
    > Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
  • 02/18/24
    Harry Kalish and Abe Jakubowich grew up together in Lodz, Poland before WWII. Both were able to survive the Holocaust and immigrated to Chicago where Abe opened Thorndale Deli, a beloved spot in the E...
    > Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
  • 02/17/24
    Rabbi Morduch and Zlata Malka Ginzburg, and their daughter, Esther, were able to flee Europe in 1940 thanks to the visas they were issued by Chiune Sugihara. Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat in Lithuania...
    > Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
  • 02/16/24
    In search of a new book? Each month we are sharing a book recommendation from a member of the Museum team. This month’s staff pick comes from Rahim, who chose the graphic novel “Maus” by Art Spiegelma...
    > Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
  • 02/15/24
    In celebration of the Museum’s 15th anniversary this year, we are highlighting the stories of Museum founders throughout the year. Today we are sharing Judy Strykowski Lachman’s story. Judy and her hu...
    > Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
  • 02/15/24
    Do you know "Where in Glenview...?" today's photo was? We'll post a plaque, monument, statue, building or architectural detail that is or was in Glenview every Thursday. Answer to be revealed/confirme...
    > Glenview History Center
  • 02/14/24
    The beloved Skokie deli Kaufman's was opened in the 1960s by Holocaust Survivor Maury Kaufman. The deli served as a haven for the tens of thousands of other Jews and Survivors who settled alongside hi...
    > Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
  • 02/13/24
    Hate crimes in the U.S. increased overall by 7% from 2021 to 2022. In the last three months of 2023 there was a 360% increase in antisemitic incidents. Every time one of these crimes is committed it c...
    > Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
  • 02/12/24
    Survivor Sam Harris was just four years old when the Nazis occupied Poland and his family was forced into the ghetto. They remained there for three years until his entire family, except two sisters, w...
    > Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
  • 02/12/24
    We are thrilled to share that our VR film, "Letters from Drancy," has been nominated for the The Producers Guild of America Innovation Award which recognizes the production of a noteworthy, impactful ...
    > Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
  • 02/10/24
    Chiune Sugihara is said to have saved tens of thousands of lives during the Holocaust as he risked his life and career to issue over 2,100 visas to help Jews flee war-torn Europe. On Feb. 29, join us ...
    > Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center