Chicago events commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster

Chicago events commemorating Chernobyl

April 28, 2011

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An fun park in Pripyat. The town was once home to 30,000 people but has been abandoned since the Chernobyl disaster.


Commemoration: 25th Anniversary of Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster

Thursday April 28, 2011, 5:30-8:00 p.m.

ChicagoCultural Center — G.A.R. Hall

77 East Randolph Street, Chicago, IL

Free Admission


After Chernobyl: Photo Exhibit

March 28 - May 20, 2011

University of Chicago — Harper Memorial Library Building, 3rd Floor

1116 E. 59th Street, Chicago, IL

Monday-Saturday, 9am-6pm; Sunday, 10am-5pm

Free Admission


Chornobyl +25: Exhibit

April 8 - May 25, 2011

Ukrainian National Museum

2249 W. Superior Street in Chicago’s Ukrainian Village neighborhood

Thursday-Sunday, 11am to 4pm

Adults-$5; Children under 12-Free