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at DANK Haus German American Cultural Center

The DANK Haus is always full of programming that contributes to our mission as the cultural hub for German Americans in Chicago.

Our Stammtisch Open Haus, a social evening to connect those with an interest in German Chicago, is held the third Friday of every month. Other events include monthly Kulturküche cooking classes, concerts and exhibits in our Fine Arts series, and special Cultural Events that bring the traditions of Germany to America.

On these pages you will find a sampling of our recurring and upcoming events. Subscribe to our event list for the most up to date information! Also, be sure to read and understand our cancellation and refund policy should it be needed.

For more information on other exciting German functions in Chicago, we encourage you to visit the German Day site.

Upcoming events

    • Friday, February 22, 2019
    • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • 5th floor, Kitchen
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    Kulturküche - Sausage Making

    Feb. 22nd | 7:30pm | 5th Floor

    Still trying to figure out how to use the sausage maker you got for a Christmas present? Join us for Kulturküche, our very own German-inspired cooking class! This month we will have Chef Peter Andros from Sausage König teaching students how to make their own homemade sausage. This is a popular class and it fills up fast. Course includes generous tastings and recipes. $24 per person / $20 for “Friends of the DANK Haus”. Class is held Friday, February 22 and starts at 7:30 PM. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Beverages will be available for purchase at the bar. Bring your friends and your taste buds!

    Free Parking available in the MB Financial lot (entrance on Western & Gunnison)

    • Saturday, February 23, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    Sat, Feb. 23 | 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Join us Saturday, February 23rd for our Artist Workshop “Holzritzbilder” taught by Beate Axmann. Class will be held in the Scharpenberg Gallery where Beate Axmann’s artwork is currently on exhibit. Students will be taught a unique technique that utilizes acrylic paint on wood to create one of a kind artwork. Instructions and supplies are included in the course fee of $25 per person / $20 for members. This class is appropriate for all levels of artistic ability and is open to all ages.

    Class is 10:00 AM – Noon on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The DANK Haus is located at 4740 N. Western Avenue across the street from the Western Brown Line stop. Street parking is metered on Western Avenue.

    About the Artist

    Beate Axmann is an internationally acclaimed German artist. Her current exhibit, "Black Forest Peace Symphony" is inspired by the struggles of the refugees to Germany. We are thrilled to have Axmann’s work on exhibit for the month of February and encourage everyone to take this opportunity to meet her and learn more about her art and her German homeland.

    • Monday, August 05, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Friday, August 16, 2019
    • 3:00 PM
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center
    • 16
    Register

    DANK Haus Kinderschule Sommercamp is a fun introduction to and reinforcement of German language and culture for kids ages 9-12.  

    This year we want to focus on ways kids can give back, be communal and kind. We will run a mini food donation drive, visit a local food pantry, host a lemonade stand and decide on a charitable organization to donate proceeds to, ... and so much more.

    Sommercamp is hosted August 5 through 16, from 9am to 3pm. Before & after care is available with flexible registration for one or two weeks. Please fill out a separate registration form for before & after care.

    • Monday, August 05, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Friday, August 16, 2019
    • 3:00 PM
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center
    • 16
    Register

    DANK Haus Kinderschule Sommercamp is a fun introduction to and reinforcement of German language and culture for kids ages 4-8.  

    This year we want to focus on ways kids can give back, be communal and kind. We will run a mini food donation drive, visit a local food pantry, host a lemonade stand and decide on a charitable organization to donate proceeds to, ... and so much more.

    Sommercamp is hosted August 5 through 16, from 9am to 3pm. Before & after care is available with flexible registration for one or two weeks. Please fill out a separate registration form for before & after care.


DANK Haus
German American Cultural Center
 
4740 North Western Avenue 
Chicago, IL 60625

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Office: +1 (773) 561-9181
Email: Dank@Dankhaus.com

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
DANK Haus German American Cultural Center does not discriminate based on race, color, sexuality, national origin, sex, disability or age.
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