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December 1, 2016 - March 12, 2017 @ Elmhurst History Museum
Learn about the life of pioneering architect, community planner, and landscape designer. Marion Mahony Griffin, the first woman architect in Illinois and a Prairie School innovator who was a Chicagoan of immense but often overlooked importance.
December 1, 2016 - March 26, 2017 @ Lizzadro Museum
This exhibit features replicas of Fabergé’s original hard stone carving designs including flower studies, figurines and animals made in Idar-Oberstein, Germany.
February 19, 2017 - March 31, 2017 @ Elmhurst Artists' Guild Gallery at Elmhurst Art Museum
Michael Klaus Schmidt is an award winning artist and illustrator. Raised in the Chicago area, his work has appeared in shows around the country and internationally, including Chicago, San Francisco, London, Toronto, New Orleans and more. Free opening reception Feb. 24, 7 - 9 pm.
March 1, 2017 - March 31, 2017 @ Elmhurst Artists' Guild Gallery at Elmhurst Art Museum
EAG member Michael Klaus Schmidt is an award-winning artist, illustrator and author. Raised in Chicago, his work has appeared in show around the country and internationally, including Chicago, San Francisco, London, Toronto, New Orleans and more. Visit his website, schmidt-gallery.com.
March 1, 2017 - March 17, 2017 @ Elmhurst College Frick Center - Founders Lounge
Members of the Elmhurst College Department of Art will display their distinctive artistic visions during Multiple Visions II, the College's Art Faculty Exhibition, beginning on January 30. "This exhibit highlights 12 artists, 12 voices, each showing a group of recent work, and each expressing a very individual concept and style in their work," said Suellen Rocca, Elmhurst College's curator and director of exhibitions.
March 7, 2017 - April 18, 2017 @ Barbara A. Kieft Accelerator ArtSpace - Elmhurst College
Lindsay Olson's artistic practice grows out of an intense curiosity about the ways our society is supported by science and technology. As Fermilab's first artist in residence, she was inspired to create a body of work that reflects the beauty of the research and dedication of the scientists.
March 11, 2017, All Day @ Elmhurst History Museum
Marion Mahony Griffin was much more than a talented artist and architect: she was the backbone of the Prairie School of Architecture who brought the work of many more famous architects to life -- including her husband, Walter Burley Griffin, and the inimitable genius Frank Lloyd Wright. Her often uncredited work includes detailed, sumptuous renderings of such masterpieces as Fallingwater, Unity Temple, the Plan for Canberra, and many more. Griffin deserves recognition in her own right as the second woman to receive an architecture degree from MIT, the first woman architect registered in Illinois, and a pioneer in a field where few women dared to tread. This biographical exhibit explores her life, her work, and her legacy. Elmhurst History Museum – FREE elmhursthistory.org or 630-833-1457
March 11, 2017, 10:30 AM @ Lizzadro Museum
Geologist Sara Kurth presents and introduction to rocks and minerals. Learn to identify minerals through basic hands-on identification including observation skills and hardness tests. Great for rockhounds, Boy and Girl Scout merit badges and Teachers Professional Development credit. Scout groups require adult supervision. 75 minutes - Ages 8 years to Adult Reservations Required (630)833-1616
March 11, 2017, 1:30 PM @ Lizzadro Museum
This beginner's class allows children to make their own gemstone jewelry to keep. Choose two different types of jewelry to make with stones from the Museum Shop and learn how to work with jeweler's tools. Great for Girl Scout Jewelry Badge, parties of 10 or more are encouraged to schedule a private class 75 minutes - Ages 8 to 16 years Reservations Required (630) 833-1616
March 11, 2017, 6:00 PM @ The Hyatt Lodge, McDonald's Oak Brook Campus
Join a community of friends ready to support a learning revolution by raising funds that will promote future ready learning and innovation in Elmhurst Public Schools. The 2017 Foundation Gala-The Future is Now , promises to be an elegant and entertaining evening featuring open bar, plated dinner, raffles, awesome mini and live auctions, and an opportunity to hear about new trends in learning spaces and education. Space is limited for this important fundraiser so purchase tickets early.
March 11, 2017, 7:00 PM
Enjoy the scintillating rhythms and brilliant melodies of vibrant Latin gems! The DuPage Dance Ensemble will bring Gershwin's Cuban Overture to life, and guitarist Colin Davin will delight you with Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez. Also enjoy music by Villa-Lobos, Milhaud and Marquez.