Chicago Cultural Alliance

Inherit Chicago

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October 2017 - All month long

Experience Chicago's neighborhoods in a whole new way. Inherit Chicago is the first intercultural citywide festival of its kind, happening October 2017.

Explore the cultural centers and heritage museums that make Chicago vibrant, the stories that enrich our communities, and the art that brings us together.

Interested in learning how you can discover many parts of the world, right here in Chicago?

Ready to collaborate, reach out, and support the Chicago Cultural Alliance?

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Inherit Chicago will offer Chicagoans and visitors a cultural journey through all of its arts, conversation, and food in a month-long, multi-event festival, happening across 30 neighborhood-based heritage museums and cultural centers –all members of the Chicago Cultural Alliance.

October kicks off with an Opening Celebration on October 7th at Millennium Park, followed by collaborative programs and events from: