Journey through the Calumet landscape, shaped by generations of grit and passion, home to rare orchids and the steel mills that tower over them. Join the Calumet Voices, National Stories exhibit series and explore what makes this region an unexpected American treasure.
Visit the Calumet Voices, National Stories exhibit at each of its three sites in the region, and at the Field Museum. Presented by local museums, galleries, and history centers, each exhibit in the series will be a unique display of artifacts and interactive components showcasing the region's unparalleled combination of natural, industrial, and cultural heritage.
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Exhibit Dates and Locations:
June 28 - mid-November 2019
Grit. Passion. Resilience. Might. Discover things you never knew about the Calumet region, from the people who know it best. Experience the first installment in the four-part Calumet Voices, National Stories exhibit series and uncover the hidden gems that make this region an American treasure.
Historic Pullman Foundation/Pullman National Monument Visitor Information Center
11141 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60628
January 2020 - Summer 2021
Gary Public Library and Cultural Center
220 W 5th Ave, Gary, IN 46402
Summer 2021 - January 2022
Porter County Museum
153 Franklin St, Valparaiso, IN 46383
February 2022 - January 2023
1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605
The Calumet Voices, National Stories exhibition series is a collaborative effort of the Calumet Curators, a group of the Calumet Heritage Partnership, and the Field Museum. The series showcases the rich cultural, industrial, and natural heritage of the Calumet region. The Calumet Heritage Partnership, Calumet Collaborative, and the Field Museum lead the effort to designate the Calumet region as a National Heritage Area.
Calumet Outdoor Series
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Gathers people who are interested in interpreting the cultural, natural, and recreational heritage of the Calumet Region for the public via exhibits, self-guided tours, quests, kiosks, and publications using a variety of media formats and technologies
For more information on any Calumet Heritage Partnership group contact email@example.com