History Lessons in Chicago Tribune's Best of 2018!


The NPHM was recognized by the Chicago Tribune’s Steve Johnson for having one of the top 10 exhibitions of 2018. History Lessons, which was on display this last summer, was ranked #6 of the year.

”Instead of showcasing rarefied objects in the standard museum fashion, this one put on display mundane things from public housing residents - a mason’s tools, a Pyrex dish, a garden hose - and told the deep human stories behind them”.

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