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!
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.
EVENT (Mar 22–24): Visit the U.S. Pizza Museum booth #186 at the 10th annual Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo March 22–24, 2019!
EVENT (Feb 23): Independent researcher, Peter Regas will present his discoveries about the early history of American pizza at the U.S. Pizza Museum on February 23, 2019.
EVENT (Feb 9): National Pizza Day is February 9 and we'll be celebrating at the U.S. Pizza Museum with a lunch-time presentation from Founder and Director Kendall Bruns with free pizza from Aurelio's Pizza, while supplies last.
EVENT (Dec 1): Born in 1943 at Pizzeria Uno, Deep Dish pizza is turning 75 this year! Enjoy a slice of history and hear the stories behind the development of one of Chicago’s most unique foods.
EVENT (Nov 10): The hosts of the Films of the Future podcast are back with a new podcast where they review films that feature pizza. For their premiere live episode, Alan Metoskie (FOX’s The Exorcist) and Kendall Bruns (U.S. Pizza Museum Founder & Director) will discuss Loverboy (1989), starring Patrick Dempsey as a college sophomore and pizza delivery boy that gets seduced by an older woman.
EVENT (Nov 3): Voted second-favorite “Best Literary Event” in the Chicago Reader, Miss Spoken is bringing a boy-girl live lit pizza party to the U.S. Pizza Museum.