Grantee Profile

DuSable Museum of African American History

Grants to DuSable Museum of African American History

  • $157,500Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 3 years)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The DuSable Museum, founded in 1962, is the oldest independent African American history museum in the country. DuSable is dedicated to the collection, preservation, interpretation and dissemination of the history and culture of Africans and Americans of African descent. The Museum presents permanent and traveling exhibitions, maintains a large archive, and provides education programs at the museum and in schools and community venues. It is Chicago's largest African American arts organization and the only museum in Chicago that serves a primarily African American audience. This grant provides renewed general operating support.

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over two years).

  • $190,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over five years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded DuSable Museum of African American History $447,500 between 2003 and 2014.

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