Black History Month at the Field Museum

About this Event

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.


Tues., 2-02-2021
9 a.m. Central Time


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