Out at CHMthe Chicago History Museum's annual three-event series exploring LGBTQ issuesis launching its 14th year of programming with "Our Bars: Community, Safety, Violence, Sex, and Activism," an exploration of the movement that developed from LGBTQ bars and clubs.
The event will take place Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St. The panel discussion begins at 6:30 p.m. and includes a reception at 5:30 p.m.
Author and historian Owen Keehnen moderates a panel to include community activists and bar owners Art Johnston ( Sidetrack ) and Marge Summit ( His 'n Hers ).
This is the first program in the Out at CHM 2017 series, followed by "Art, AIDS, and Activism in Chicago" on Friday, March 3l and "From New Town to Boystown to Lake View" on Thursday, May 18.
Admission to each program is $20 for the general public, and $15 for museum members and students; visit www.chicagohistory.org/outatchm .