Ballots, Babes and Beer now open

The new temporary exhibit about women gaining the right to vote in Illinois is now officially open! Hands down, this is one of the neatest exhibits the museum has ever constructed. Discover why it took women so long to gain the vote and how the liquor lobby affected the fight. Don’t delay your visit! TheContinue reading “Ballots, Babes and Beer now open”

Ballots, Babes and Beer

Construction on the museum’s fall voting exhibit “Ballots, Babes and Beer” has officially begun! In addition to being a presidential election year, 2012 marks the 99th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote in Illinois. The new exhibit will celebrate the anniversary and highlight stories of men and women on both sides of theContinue reading “Ballots, Babes and Beer”