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Events & Programs

Upcoming Events & Programs

2019

March 28, 2019 | 34th Annual Stellar Awards taping in Las Vegas, Nevada (special feature on NMGM)

April 21, 2019 | 34th Annual Stellar Awards premiere (special feature on NMGM) airing on BET

May 25, 2019 | Rebroadcast of 34th Annual Stellar Awards airing on WGN Chicago (click here for additional airing dates)

May 31 – June 1, 2019 | Chicago’s 34th Annual Gospel Music Festival

September 26, 2019 | National Museum of Gospel Music Concert in Celebration of Gospel Music Heritage Month

2018

September 27, 2018 | National Museum of Gospel Music Concert in Celebration of Gospel Music Heritage Month

November 16, 2018 | IIT Architecture and The National Museum of Gospel Music Holiday Gospel Celebration featuring
Jonathan McReynolds and Kim Stratton

2017

December 8, 2017 | IIT Architecture and The National Museum of Gospel Music Holiday Gospel Celebration and Announcement (video)

The Future

Today the landmark limestone walls sit secured and stabilized. Jersey walls were installed to create pedestrian walkways at the request of the GAP Community. Preservationists, the City of Chicago, the

The Fire

On January 2, 2006, a fire was accidentally started during a roof repair project.  The fire completely gutted the building but left the historic brick and stone walls structurally sound and intact. 

The History

Pilgrim Baptist Church is a historical landmark on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, USA. It is located on South Indiana Avenue in the thriving Bronzeville neighborhood. Pilgrim was designed in 189