• DANK Haus German American Cultural Center

    • Non Profit Associations / Clubs / Organizations
    4740 N. Western Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60625
    (773) 561-9181
    • About

      Founded in 1959, DANK stands for Deutsch Amerikanischer National Kongress. The DANK Haus is the original chapter of this national organization; the DANK Haus also provides a home for the Chicago North Chapter of DANK.

      Our mission is to preserve and promote German culture, heritage, and language through activities including, but not limited to, maintaining a center consisting of a museum, art gallery, library, and language school, and organizing educational and social programming focusing on and emphasizing the history, traditions, and contributions of Germans and German Americans.

    • Member Events

      Friday Aug 7, 2020
      The return of Pretzel Blitz! We are hosting 6 pretzel making classes in July and August. Why? Pretzels LOVE warm weather and we LOVE pretzels! Our classes will ...read more
      Friday Aug 14, 2020
      The return of Pretzel Blitz! We are hosting 6 pretzel making classes in July and August. Why? Pretzels LOVE warm weather and we LOVE pretzels! Our classes will ...read more
      Friday Aug 21, 2020
      The return of Pretzel Blitz! We are hosting 6 pretzel making classes in July and August. Why? Pretzels LOVE warm weather and we LOVE pretzels! Our classes will ...read more
      Thursday Sep 3, 2020 - Wednesday Jun 23, 2021
      Our program is a play-based full German immersion program, with an emphasis on project based learning, incorporating simple reading and writing activities, math ...read more
      Thursday Sep 3, 2020 - Wednesday Jun 23, 2021
      Our program is a dual language kindergarten program with most of the day in project based learning in German, incorporating science and social studies. We also ...read more