Sunday, May 21
Elmhurst Museum Day 2017
Time: 1:00–5:00 p.m.
Admission: FREE at all Locations
The 21st annual Elmhurst Museum Day rolls again as part of a worldwide celebration of the important cultural value of museums with a fun, educational afternoon exploring Elmhurst’s museums. Climb aboard the Explore Elmhurst trolley to visit the Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst History Museum, Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, and Wilder Park Conservatory for free admission, family-friendly activities, exhibit tours, and much more. Limited free parking at each museum.
Locations & Activities:
Elmhurst Art Museum: Explore the current exhibition, “The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection,” and create a related work of art.
Location: 150 Cottage Hill Ave. www.elmhurstartmuseum.org or (630) 834-0202
Elmhurst History Museum: Tour the “House & Home” exhibit from the National Building Museum and “By All Accounts: The Story of Elmhurst” exhibits, view home improvement demos by pros from Home Depot, and kids can design a dream bedroom look board. Enjoy complimentary lemonade and cookies. Location: 120 E. Park Ave. www.elmhursthistory.org or (630) 833-1457
Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art: Experience the museum’s fascinating collections of rare stones and precious gems, and make a rockin’ picture frame to preserve special memories. Location: 220 Cottage Hill Ave., www.lizzadromuseum.org or (630) 833-1616
Wilder Park Conservatory: Discover Elmhurst’s beautiful, historic conservatory and learn about horticulture and conservation. The first 200 families will receive a flower/herb garden starter kit (limit one per family). Location: 175 S. Prospect Ave. epd.org or (630) 993-8900
More info: www.elmhursthistory.org or call 630-833-1457