Liberty Gala 2022

Join the Pritzker Military Museum & Library on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at the Hilton Chicago to honor the Museum & Library’s achievements and the service of Citizen Soldiers. This year's theme is "Honoring Strength Through Diversity". 

The night will recognize the recipient of the prestigious Citizen Soldier Award and feature a Keynote address.

Sponsorship opportunities will be available soon. For more information contact us at gala@pritzkermilitary.org or (312) 374-9351.

Learn More About Our Past Events and Honorees
2021 Gala

2021 Gala Recap

The 2021 Liberty Gala honored the achievements of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library and the service of Citizen Soldiers, particularly those who served during the Cold War. Watch now!

2020 Gala

2020 Gala Recap

In 2020, due to the need for social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, we hosted our very first virtual Liberty Gala. This event was a mix of live and recorded content that highlighted not only the accomplishments in the past year, but also the importance of our mission. Watch now!

Medal

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing

Established in 2007 and sponsored by the Pritzker Military Foundation, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award serves to recognize a living author who has made a significant contribution to the understanding of military history including military affairs. The winner is honored at the Liberty Gala each year.

Dole 2020

Pritzker Military Museum & Library 2020 Citizen Soldier Award

Watch the video honoring the inaugural Citizen Soldier recipient Senator Bob Dole with introduction by actor Tom Hanks.