Past Festivals

Browse the history of the Chicago Humanities Festival

For over 25 years, the Chicago Humanities Festival has celebrated the questions that shape and define us as individuals, communities, and cultures. Browse our Festival archive to engage with some of the world’s most brilliant minds.

For over 15 years, Stages, Sights & Sounds (previously called the Children's Humanities Festival) presented fresh, original performances from around the world to young audiences.