On Milwaukee: Chicago's nascent Brewseum launches debut show, with nods to Brew City


CHICAGO – Like a craft brewery hoping to create a buzz and ramp up production, Chicago’s Brewseum – brewing museum, that is – is starting out small, doing a collaboration brew while it works to find a permanent home.

The first exhibition, “Brewing Up Chicago: How Beer Transformed a City,” is on view until July 5, 2020 at the Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., in the Windy City.

“Our first exhibition provides a look into the kind of narratives the Chicago Brewseum aims to display,” says Liz Garibay, executive director of the Brewseum. “The current exhibition focuses on the growth of both Chicago and the beer industry and impact immigrants had on both during the 19th century.”

This first exhibition is modest in size, but big on memorabilia and information.

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