Why Chicago?

The Chicagoland region is home to nearly 30 house museums from social activists, to industrialists, to authors, to artists, and more! As the 3rd-largest city in the United States, Chicago offers world-class museums with endless arts and cultural attractions and experiences.

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Call for Proposals

The Call For Proposals is an exciting opportunity to solicit practitioner- and academic-based professionals and consultants working in house museums and beyond to share knowledge, expertise, and experience of the world’s domestic spaces. Submissions may be for papers, panel presentations, or posters and are due on March 31, 2018 at 11:59 pm Central Standard Time, (GMT-6)

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Travel & Accommodations

We are pleased to offer hotel and travel information which will be updated as the conference approaches. Be sure to look here for special hotel rates and transportation discounts.

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Recent News

Chicago Conference Theme: Modernity Meets History (Special Opportunity Deadline: December 19th)

El tema del congreso de Chicago DEMHIST 2018 está disponible en español AQUI. – Le thème du colloque de Chicago DEMHIST 2018 se trouve en français ICI. NOTE: The conference has been announced to provide prospective conference attendees the opportunity to think about a potential paper, panel session, or poster they would be willing to […]

London DEMHIST 2017 Conference: “Relevance”

Timna Seligman is a newly appointed member to the DEMHIST board. She current serves as the curator of Ticho House at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem. CECA & DEMHIST and “Relevance” The annual DEMHIST conference was held in collaboration with CECA – the ICOM committee for Education and Cultural Action, and […]

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Thank you to the following sponsors of Chicago DEMHIST 2018 who have donated their resources in order to make this conference happen! Interest in becoming a sponsor? Please take a look at our sponsorship levels and contact the Chicago DEMHIST 2018 Host Committee Chair, Daniel Ronan at dronan@resilientheritage.org Thank you!

Temporary Conference Website – New Website to Debut in January 2018

Welcome to the temporary Chicago DEMHIST 2018 conference site. Refer to this site  for conference details from now until the conference, October 14-17, 2018! An expanded website with more conference details will debut here in January 2018. See you in Chicago! To sign up for updates, volunteer, or serve as […]