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History on Tap

Date: 
July 6, 2019 - 3:00pm5:00pm
Location: 
Oak Park River Forest Museum
129 Lake St
Oak Park, IL 60302
United States
Description: 

Join us for History on Tap, a presentation by Liz Garibay on the history and culture of Chicago through the lens of beer. Learn about the history of Chicago's favorite libation as you sample beers from One Lake Brewing, the newly-opened brewpub at the corner of Lake Street and Austin Boulevard in Oak Park. 

Liz Garibay has over twenty-five years of experience in the arts. She has held positions at the Field Museum, the Museum of Science & Industry, Harvard’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and the Chicago History Museum. In 2002, Liz founded History On Tap, a project that investigates history and culture through the lens of alcohol. In 2007 she created History Pub Crawls, an innovative approach to learning that combined education with socialization. 

Liz was the first American invited to join the Pub History Society of the United Kingdom. She is also a member of the Drinking Studies Network, an international research group that connects scholars studying the history of alcohol across cultures. When not researching or writing, Liz consults for museums and offers tours and lectures to a global array of organizations. She serves on the Board of Directors of the LGBT Fund of the Chicago Community Trust and is a National Science Foundation fellow and Ford Foundation fellow in Mesomerican Archaeology.

Tickets are $25 each or $20 for members. Click here to purchase tickets in our web store.