Illinois Freedom Project Exhibit | Springfield, Illinois | Visit Springfield

Illinois Freedom Project Exhibit

April 5, 2022 - August 15, 2022
Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum
1440 Monument Avenue Springfield, Illinois 62702



The Illinois Freedom Project exhibition is an outgrowth of an educational program that engages young people with African American history in Illinois. The exhibition traces Black Illinoisans’ struggles for freedom from the French Colonial era to early-20th-century Chicago. The Illinois Freedom Project provides a glimpse into the struggles and victories of African Americans in Illinois.