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At the Irish American Heritage Center, we celebrate Irish and Irish American culture through events, music, theater, literature, and language.

Our historic building is home to the Fifth Province Pub, The Mayfair Theatre, and unique meeting and event spaces perfect for gatherings of any size.

Upcoming Events

Take a Genealogy Journey at the Irish American Heritage Center

Take a Genealogy Journey at the Irish American Heritage Center

$20.00

The Genealogist is in! Start or continue your journey into your family's history with the Irish American Heritage Center! Classes start in September. Would you like to start out with a one-on-one consultation with our chief Genealogist? Go to Genealogy Information. $50 for a private consultation. The Family Tree - […]

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14 March 2024
2024 IAHC Tea Series: Tea with Jane Addams

2024 IAHC Tea Series: Tea with Jane Addams

$15.00 – $30.00

The Irish American Heritage Center Tea Series continues into 2024 this April, when we present "Tea with Jane Addams." Join us Saturday, April 13 at 11:00am for tea with activist and social justice crusader Jane Addams, as portrayed by actress Betsey Means. Enjoy the performance as it takes us through […]

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13 April 2024
2023 – 2024 Great Irish Book Club

2023 – 2024 Great Irish Book Club

The Great Irish Book Club at the Irish American Heritage Center returns with new selections to intrigue any readers, but with an Irish spirit! Beginning September 9th, our Club will meet once a month, Saturdays from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. There are no fees and perfect attendance is not required! The […]

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13 April 2024
Welcome Back Celtic Rovers!

Welcome Back Celtic Rovers!

The Celtic Rovers are an Irish duo consisting of Martin Doyle from Dublin and Paul McHugh from Belfast. Together they have earned a substantial following around the greater Chicago area and beyond. Their engaging ways always lead to a fun filled night with hand clapping rollicking traditional Irish tunes, rebel […]

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13 April 2024
Thursday Night Music Session

Thursday Night Music Session

Join session leaders Michael Austin and James Conway this Thursday for an unforgettable evening of Irish traditional music! It's a treat not to be missed! Enjoy the festive music in front of the hearth in the Fifth Province! Pub and kitchen open at 6:00pm, the very session begins at 7:00pm. […]

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18 April 2024
Genealogy Special Event in the IAHC Library

Genealogy Special Event in the IAHC Library

Genealogy and family history research can be a lonely enterprise. It's easy to fall down rabbit holes, accumulate a myriad of records with dates and names, but still feel like you can't see the forest for the trees. How can history, time and place bring your ancestors stories to life? […]

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20 April 2024
2nd Annual Stones Fest!

2nd Annual Stones Fest!

Get some satisfaction in the Fifth Province Pub on Saturday, April 20th when you join us for our 2nd Annual Stones Fest, a tribute to the Rolling Stones! Sing along with all of your favorites as our hosts, The Ya-Ya's a Stones-lovers' Rolling Stones Tribute Band, Marshall Hong and local […]

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20 April 2024
2024 Spring Watercolor Class

2024 Spring Watercolor Class

$125.00

What better way to welcome Spring than with the popular IAHC Watercolor class, back again by popular demand! The in person classes taught by longtime IAHC instructor Kathleen Kelly will cover the basic skills of watercolor techniques as well as compositional approaches. This guided approach lets you explore the wonderful […]

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25 April 2024

The Irish American Heritage Center provides the very best in Irish culture through the arts, history, education, dance and social outlets.