Pilsen / Little Village: Our Home, Our Struggle

Pilsen / Little Village: Our Home, Our Struggle, July 2 – Sept 7, 1997

Summary: This exhibition presented the history of the Museum’s neighborhood community. Home to immigrant working-class Chicagoans for decades, the neighborhood was once predominantly Czech and Polish and is now one of the country’s largest Mexican neighborhoods. The exhibit included murals by local artists Mario Catillo and Alejandro  Romero.


Organizing Institution: The Chicago Historical Society (as part of the Neighborhoods: Keepers of Culture project).

Displayed at: Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum West Wing Gallery

Wednesday, July 2, 1997 to Sunday, September 7, 1997