Obama Presidential Center Updates

Ten Years Later, A Look Back at the Affordable Care Act

March 23, 2020 6:00 AM

By Louise Bernard, Director, Museum of the Obama Presidential Center As we see so many people step up during this uncertain… More

Celebrating Chicago’s Black History

February 28, 2020 3:25 PM

The Obama Presidential Center will make Jackson Park a part of presidential history. When Frederick Douglass attended the World’s Columbian Exposition… More

Asked and Answered: Five-year-old tells President Obama she can’t wait to visit the Obama Presidential Center

February 26, 2020 11:41 AM

In keeping with President Obama’s longstanding tradition of reading and responding to letters from the American people, we’re excited to share… More

NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago

February 18, 2020 12:31 PM

With NBA All-Star weekend coming back to Chicago, you could be sure President Obama wouldn't miss it. Check out our highlights from the weekend below. Learn More

New Renderings for Obama Presidential Center Feature Updates to Museum Building and New Children’s Playground

October 28, 2019 9:00 AM

Chicago, IL – In conjunction with the 2019 Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago, the Obama Foundation is releasing new renderings and a model of the… More

Obama Foundation Releases Business Diversity Statement

June 28, 2019 11:00 AM

The Obama Foundation is committed to maintaining an organizational environment in which diversity, equity, and inclusion are valued and respected in all aspects of our… More

Update on the Obama Presidential Center

June 11, 2019 5:21 PM

Today, the lawsuit against the City of Chicago related to the Obama Presidential Center was dismissed. Below is a statement from Obama Foundation CEO David… More

Jackson Park: The Right Choice

March 22, 2019 6:57 PM

The Obama Foundation is publicly releasing five documents that the Foundation is providing to the parties in the lawsuit related to the Obama Presidential Center… More

Obama Presidential Center Gains Final Approval from Chicago City Council

October 31, 2018 2:02 PM

City Council Unanimously Approves Use Agreement Chicago IL — Today the Chicago City Council voted 48-0 to approve agreements between the City of… More

A Look at RFPs and RFQs for the Obama Presidential Center

October 19, 2018 4:30 PM

In September 2014, the Foundation solicited responses to a request for proposals to host the Obama Presidential Center from the University of Chicago, the… More

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