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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.
November 6, 2018 - January 20, 2019 @ Elmhurst Art Museum
Experience an interactive video work, large-scale light installation, intervention in the McCormick House, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
December 1, 2018, 1:30 PM @ Elmhurst Art Museum
Architect Robert Kleinschmidt will give a curator talk about the McCormick House interior, current exhibition, and other projects by Mies van der Rohe
December 1, 2018, 2:00 PM @ Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
Michigan Petoskey stones. Lake Superior agates. Illinois geodes. Jasper quartz. Come out to hear some verse to match these rare natural wonders. Members of Poets and Patrons of Chicago will read poems about gems and minerals, followed by an open mic. If you wish to read, bring your poems about rocks.
December 1, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Fitz's Spare Key
A family friendly event with bowling food drink, kids prize room, silent auction and more! Proceeds benefit the Aidan Shea Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity which raises funds in honor of causes Aidan Shea supported or inspired.