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Posted on: April 7, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Join us for Elmhurst Museum Day on May 15th


Elmhurst Museum Day 2022

Sunday, May 15  FREE

Time1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Locations: Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst & Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 S. Cottage Hill Ave., Elmhurst

Elmhurst Museum Day is back! Join in a celebration of the important value of museums to our community. Jump on board the free trolley to visit two Elmhurst museums for free admission, family-friendly activities, tours, refreshments, and more. 

At the Elmhurst History Museum: Visit EHM for a special collaboration of Native American culture! 

  • View the People of the Prairie exhibit inside the museum and participate in activities outdoors under the tent including a land acknowledgement ceremony plus Native music, dance, craft vendors and more.
  • Meet guests from Midwest SOARRING Foundation who will share their vibrant culture through Native storytelling, drumming, dancing and flute music.
  • Get to know the Isle a la Cache Museum by stopping by their early 18th-century fur trader station where kids can become a Voyageur for a Day.
  • Make a beaded necklace  (while supplies last).

At the Elmhurst Art Museum: Participate in two hands-on art activities and view the main exhibits Houses of Tomorrow: Solar Homes from Keck to Today and Jan Tichy: Reflectance. The temporary exhibit, Diversity of Thought, will also be on view featuring work by local teens from the creative.unity mentorship program who will be present for an artist talk.

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