Calendar

Poet and sociologist Eve L. Ewing discusses race and literature in Chicago during a Newberry public program.

Custom calendar sign up heading

Custom calendar sign up non mi porta gravida at eget metus. Morbi leo risus, porta ac consectetur ac.

Event—Exhibition

A Show of Hands: Handwriting in the Age of Print

Sep 09–Dec 30, 2022

Handwriting didn't disappear with the invention of the printing press. Or the typewriter. Or the Internet. It evolved.

Learn More

Event—Adult Education

“Beginning Genealogy: A Crash Course”

Mar 12, 2022

The Newberry has one of the nation’s strongest genealogy collections. This one-session course will show you accredited research methods for tracing your family’s history in America. You will also learn about genealogical relationships, traditional family trees and charts, and see a step-by-step example of finding genealogical information at home and in public sources

Visit page

Visit the Newberry

More than 600 years of human history are waiting to be discovered in the Newberry's reading rooms, exhibition galleries, classrooms, and event spaces.

Plan Your Visit

Accessibility

We're always working to make Newberry collections, programs, and exhibitions as accessible as possible.

Learn More