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  1. By All Accounts: The Story of Elmhurst

    March 1, 2018 - May 31, 2018

    Experience the latest enhancements to this interactive journey through Elmhurst history. Take a trip back in time via the tabletop map, explore the object towers and watch a video on Elmhurst history. View the History Spotlight in the second floor hallway that showcases special objects and photos from the museum’s collection that currently features items from Elmhurst’s airport.

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  2. Snoopy and the Red Baron

    March 23, 2018 - June 17, 2018

    The World War I Flying Ace debuted in 1965, and the character has become one of most recognizable Peanuts personas. This new traveling exhibit from the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center in Santa Rosa, CA tells the full story of the charismatic and beloved character from its early origins to Schulz’s detailed WWI research. Learn about this favorite Peanuts storyline through reproductions of Schulz’s original comic strip artwork; WWI artifacts, film, rare collectibles, photos and more.

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  3. Artwork of Terri Shimkus

    April 21, 2018 - June 2, 2018

    Mixed media artwork by local artist, Terri Shimkus. Meet the artist at a reception open to the public, Friday April 27, 2018. Open 11am-5pm Tu Th W Sa Su / 11am-7pm Friday

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  4. Rachel Carson: The Woman Who Launched the Environmental Movement

    May 7, 2018, All Day

    Biologist and author Rachel Carson warned the world of the potentially dire environmental impact of chemical pesticides in her best-selling 1962 book, Silent Spring. In this brand-new living history program, set in 1963, Leslie Goddard portrays Carson as she discusses her childhood love for the living world, her passion for writing, and her work to awaken the world to the beauty and fragility of nature. Registration required.

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