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  1. Special Exhibit: Fabergé Figurative Carvings

    October 2, 2018 - January 6, 2019 @ Lizzadro Museum

    Modern carvings from the House of Fabergé feature Russian folklore figures of the Kvass Seller, the Gypsy Fortune Teller and the Vagabond made of Russian gemstone materials.

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  2. Special Exhibit: Rock Cafe

    October 31, 2018 - May 1, 2019 @ Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

    The Rock Café features 3 balanced meals made entirely out of stone. The Rock Café was generously donated to the Museum by the Josefeck Family in 2013. On display through May 2019.

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  3. David Wallace Haskins: Polarity

    November 6, 2018 - January 13, 2019 @ Elmhurst Art Museum

    Experience an interactive video work, large-scale light installation, intervention in the McCormick House, and more.

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  4. McCormick House: 1952 – 1959

    November 6, 2018 - January 13, 2019 @ Elmhurst Art Museum

    McCormick House: 1952 – 1959 curated by Robert Kleinschmidt and Ryan Monteleagre See the Children's Wing with a full domestic interior for the first time since the museum acquired the McCormick House.

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  5. The Figure and the Chicago Imagists: Selections from Elmhurst College Art Collection

    November 6, 2018 - January 13, 2019 @ Elmhurst Art Museum

    The Figure and the Chicago Imagists: Selections from Elmhurst College Art Collection curated by Suellen Rocca, one of the original Imagists Featuring over 30 works by some of the most provocative and influential Midwest artists since the 1960s. This exhibition is part of Art Design Chicago, an initiative of the Terra Foundation for American Art exploring Chicago’s art and design legacy with presenting partner, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.

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  6. Hometown Holiday: It's a Wonderful Life in Elmhurst

    November 16, 2018 - January 6, 2019 @ Elmhurst History Museum

    Experience the nostalgia and sentiment of Frank Capra’s 1946 classic film though a private collection from Richard Goodson of rare memorabilia including vintage posters, photographs, collectibles, and more. Additional objects from EHM’s collection will be on display, including handmade ornaments from Dresden, Germany and original prints by former Elmhurst resident Lee Sturges, a well-known American artist and etcher. Exhibit sponsor: Lakeside Bank.

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  7. By All Accounts: The Story of Elmhurst

    December 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019 @ Elmhurst History Museum

    Take an interactive journey through Elmhurst history! See the award-winning tabletop map filled with photos from various eras, and explore fascinating object towers on different themes, from businesses to community, and watch a video on Elmhurst history. Check out the latest History Spotlight, a rotating display of special objects and photos from the museum’s collection which currently features objects and information about York High School’s centennial.

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  8. Gidion's Knot

    December 1, 2018 - December 2, 2018 @ Elmhurst College - Mill Theatre

    Over the course of a parent/teacher conference, a mother seeks answers for why her son, Gidion, has been suspended from his 5th grade class. Their discussion escalates into a clash of ideas and ideals, and the "truth" becomes increasingly difficult to distinguish.

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  9. Wilder Park Conservatory Holiday Flower Show

    December 1, 2018 - January 6, 2019 @ Wilder Park Conservatory

    Escape the cold and get in the holiday spirit at Wilder Park Conservatory’s stunning holiday floral display.

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  10. Winter Reading Challenge

    December 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019 @ Elmhurst Public Library

    Accept the challenge and expand your reading comfort zone! Spark your curiosity by reading a book you might not typically choose — we choose it for you. How to Participate 1. Complete the form at elmlib.org/challenge. 2. Librarians choose a book just for you. 3. Read the book! Tell us what you thought at elmlib.org/challengereview. NOTE: All three steps are required to be entered in the raffle. Three lucky readers win $50 Elmhurst City Centre Gift Cards.

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  11. It’s a Wonderful Life: The Making of a Holiday Classic

    December 2, 2018, 2:00 PM @ Elmhurst History Museum

    Did you know Cary Grant was supposed to star in “It's a Wonderful Life”? That the gym-floor-turned-swimming-pool was real? That the movie bombed at the box office? Even if you've seen the holiday classic a hundred times, you'll have fun learning about the making of the movie with popular historian Leslie Goddard. Enjoy rare behind-the-scenes photographs and find out how the script evolved, how the cast was chosen, and more. Registration required online or call 630-530-6879.

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  12. Elmhurst Choral Union & Orchestra: Handel's Messiah

    December 2, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Hammerschmidt Chapel, Elmhurst College

    Elmhurst Choral Union and Orchestra perform the Christmas classic, Handel's Messiah on Sunday, December 2 in Hammerschmidt Chapel. Director Scott Uddenberg leads Elmhurst Choral Union, pro soloists, and a professional orchestra in Handel's most popular work. Tickets available at elmhurstchoralunion.org, 800-838-3006, or at the door. Elmhurst Choral Union is an outstanding auditioned chorus performing classical masterworks and great choral music of all eras.

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