The Calumet Voices, National Stories exhibition series is a collaborative effort of the Calumet Curators, a group of the Calumet Heritage Partnership, and the Field Museum. This series showcases the rich cultural, industrial, and natural heritage of the Calumet region. Check out the profiles below for more information about each of our partners.
Lakeshore People's Museum
The Lakeshore People’s Museum is a partnership between the United Urban Network and a cohort of Northwest Indiana nonprofits.
People for Community Recovery is an organization that takes a grassroots model approach alongside community led action on key issues of climate and environmental pollution, housing, and economy.
The Southeast Chicago Historical Museum is a community-based museum, which aims to support the community in the exploration of their history through collections of oral histories and donated materials.
Since 1971, the Blue Island Historical Society has worked to discover and share the rich history of exploration, development, art and daily life of Blue Island and the surrounding areas.
The Crown Point Community Library works to help build community through its collections, programming and its mission of creating a space for people to read, discover, and connect.
The Gary Public Library and Cultural Center is the area’s oldest collection of local history, and is both an educational and social institution in the community.
The Northwest Indiana Steel Heritage Project centers diverse stories and the relationship of the steel industry to the environment to create an interactive and engaging presentation of steel’s societal impact.
The Robbins History Museum researches, collects, preserves, displays and educates the world of the extraordinary history of the people of Robbins, Illinois and its historic 1931 All-Black Airport.