EVENT (9/5):The U.S. Pizza Museum is thrilled to host ASL Chicago for an ASL Slam on National Cheese Pizza Day!
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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!
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!
Forgotten Pizza Makers of NYC
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.
National Pizza Day
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.
Pizzeria Uno’s 75th Anniversary
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.
Apizzaclypse Now, LIVE! Loverboy
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.
Miss Spoken: Pizza Storytelling Showdown
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.