All Jane Addams

Woman hands a bowl of soup to a man

October 22, 2013

Promoting a more leisurely museum experience

Jane Addams Hull-House hits ‘pause’ with Slow Museum project

Woman hands a bowl of soup to a man

September 17, 2013

Hull-House turns to ‘Slow Museum’ programs

Grant offers respite from fast entertainment

Exhibit Room

March 19, 2013

Hull-House Museum honored for creativity

“Unfinished Business” links current and past activism in domestic labor.

Ellen Swallow Richards

December 6, 2012

Spotlight on early home economics

An interactive exhibition that demonstrates Jane Addams’ legacy for domestic life and public health will mark Jane Addams Day Dec. 10 at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum.

December 6, 2012

Hull-House Museum opens exhibition on Jane Addams Day, Dec. 10

An interactive exhibition that demonstrates Jane Addams’ legacy for domestic life and public health will mark Jane Addams Day Dec. 10 at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

James Cracraft

October 24, 2012

James Cracraft details encounter between ‘two shining souls’

Jane Addams thought so highly of Leo Tolstoy that she traveled all the way to Russia just to spend a few hours with him. Historian James Cracraft documents the story of their mutual admiration in his new book.

March 23, 2012

Hull-House Museum Opens Free Art Lending Library

The Jane Addams Hull-House Museum at the University of Illinois at Chicago has revived and elaborated on a service once offered by Addams herself — an art lending library.

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