American Writers Museum Chicago, IL

The American Writers Museum’s exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today and its related program series explore the influence of modern immigrant and refugee writing in America on our culture, history, and daily lives.

The stories gathered here reflect the contributions of the writers and visitors to the exhibit who have continued to think about how object-based stories can embody as aspect of their own experience with what it means to be American. For more information on the exhibit, visit the website here.


The Your Story, Our Story project hosts group and partner galleries on our website, and these group stories are connected to a project partner.

Your Story, Our Story

features objects that tell personal stories of American immigration and migration

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