Special Events


Events and programs at  the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center help us to fulfill our mission and demonstrate the impact the Museum makes on the local community of Skokie, Chicago and beyond. Whether educational or festive, large or intimate, all bring together a variety of citizens for conversation, connection, entertainment, and inspiration.

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Humanitarian Awards Dinner

Our signature event, the Humanitarian Awards Dinner, is now the largest fundraising dinner in the city of Chicago. This high-profile evening pays tribute to the Holocaust survivors who are pillars of our community and highlights the Museum’s most recent achievements.

Learn more about the Humanitarian Awards Dinner.


Photo | Ron Gould Studios/Chicago





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