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Final Weekend at the Roosevelt Collection
This is it—your last chance to visit the U.S. Pizza Museum collection on display at the Roosevelt Collection!
4th Annual Chicago Pizza Summit
EVENT (10/6): The 4th Annual Chicago Pizza Summit takes place Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Theater on the Lake, with two sessions (2–5pm and 6–9pm). Both sessions will feature a U.S. Pizza Museum Pizza Box Art Contest.
Closing Pizza Party w/Glitty Bitties Variety
EVENT (10/12): To celebrate the end of our extended run at the Roosevelt Collection, the U.S. Pizza Museum is partnering with Glitty Bitties Variety to present a comedy and music variety show with proceeds benefiting Pilot Light. There will be free pizza courtesy of Piece Pizzeria and Brewery, while supplies last.
ASL Slam at the U.S. Pizza Museum
EVENT (9/5):The U.S. Pizza Museum is thrilled to host ASL Chicago for an ASL Slam on National Cheese Pizza Day!
Pizza in New Haven Exhibit Opening
EVENT (8/24): A taste of New Haven, Connecticut is coming to the U.S. Pizza Museum in Chicago! Author and historian, Colin M. Caplan, has curated an exhibit about the unique history of pizza in New Haven. U.S. Pizza Museum Founder and Director, Kendall Bruns, will join Caplan for a discussion followed by a book signing and a screening of Pizza, A Love Story. There will be a post-film Q&A with director, Gorman Bechard.
1st Anniversary at Roosevelt Collection ft. Glitty Bitties
EVENT (8/19): To celebrate our 1st anniversary at the Roosevelt Collection, the U.S. Pizza Museum is partnering with Glitty Bitties Variety to present a comedy and music variety show with proceeds benefiting Lakeview Pantry.
Selling the Slice: Marketing with Mascots
EVENT (7/20): Ever wonder what happened to the Noid from Domino’s Pizza or where the Little Caesars dude came from? Join Enzo (from “Son of a Pizza Man” on YouTube) as he talks about the fascinating world of pizza mascots and how they influenced pizza pop culture! Pizza! Pizza!
Expanded Galleries & New Exhibits Opening 5/31
PIZZA NEWS: The U.S. Pizza Museum at the Roosevelt Collection is growing with additional gallery space and over 100 new items on display beginning 5/31!
PMQ Pizza Magazine Interview
PIZZA NEWS: Jon Porter of Chicago Pizza Tours recently interviewed U.S. Pizza Museum Founder and Director Kendall Bruns for PMQ Pizza Magazine.
May the 4th Cosplay Pizza Party
EVENT (May 4): Celebrate our favorite holiday about a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away at the U.S. Pizza Museum! We’ll have vintage pizza-themed Star Wars memorabilia on display and U.S. Pizza Museum Founder and Director Kendall Bruns will give a presentation about how two of America’s favorite things have been intertwined over the years.
U.S. Pizza Museum at C2E2
EVENT (Mar 22–24): Visit the U.S. Pizza Museum booth #186 at the 10th annual Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo March 22–24, 2019!
Inspiration and Authenticity at the 2019 International Pizza Expo
PIZZA NEWS: 8:30am is pretty early to get people to show up for anything in Las Vegas but Chris Bianco had no problem attracting a crowd for his Pizza Expo Keynote speech on Tuesday, March 5. “I learned things by burning things,” he explained, “I never invented a damn thing in my life.” Listen to Bianco talk long enough and these are the kinds of quotable moments that stick with you, especially if you’re one of the many pizzeria operators in attendance at the International Pizza Expo, an annual event since 1985 that also attracts pizzeria suppliers and enthusiasts.